Past Zellmer Lectures

Mark L. Hayes, B.S.Pharm., J.D., September 26, 2017
Mark Hayes, senior vice president of federal policy and advocacy for Ascension, is a lawyer and pharmacist with more than 20 years of federal and private sector health law and policy experience, through which he has played a leading role in the development and enactment of healthcare policy and legislation in Washington, DC. He served on the staff for four U.S. Senators (Grassley, Bond, Snowe and Jeffords) and served for more than 7 years as health policy director and chief health counsel for the Senate Finance Committee Republican staff for Chairman/Ranking Member Grassley. 

He has also represented numerous clients at the federal level, including hospital systems, managed care plans, healthcare corporations, pharmacies, healthcare trade associations, and coalitions. Through this experience, he was a leader in the policy development, legislative drafting, and negotiations on the healthcare provisions of several major pieces of federal legislation, including the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug benefit provisions of the Medicare Modernization Act, the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, the Deficit Reduction Act, and the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

  Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, Pharm.D., BCACP, September 20, 2016
Press Release, 9/12/16: "RADM Pamela M. Schweitzer Honored with Zellmer Lecture Award"

  John M. Coster, September 15, 2015
"Pharmacy and Public Policy: A Roadmap for the Future"
Press Release, 9/14/15: "John Coster Honored With Zellmer Lecture"
Lecture Recap: "Get Involved in Public Policy, Says 2015 Zellmer Lecturer," Am J Health Syst Pharm. November 1, 2015; 72:1832-1834.

  Susan C. Winckler, September 16, 2014
"The Intersection of Public Policy and Professional Responsibility"
Press release, 9/4/2014: "Susan Winckler Honored with Zellmer Lecture"
"Winckler Shares Views on Pharmacy's Rules for the Road," AJHP News, 11/1/2014
Lecture Recap: "The Intersection of Public Policy and Professional Responsibility," Am J Health Syst Pharm. May 1, 2015; 72:711-5.

  Dennis C. Wagner, September 17, 2013
"Choosing to Use the Most Powerful Model in the World"
Press Release, 8/30/2013: "Dennis Wagner Honored with Zellmer Lecture"
• Biography: Dennis C. Wagner 
Lecture Recap: “Choosing to Use the Most Powerful Model in the World,” Am J Health Syst Pharm. July 1, 2014; 71:1128-1135.

  Rear Admiral Scott Giberson, September 18, 2012
"Transform Health Care in 2012! A Call to Action"
Lecture Recap: "Transform Health Care: A Call to Action for Pharmacy," Scott F. Giberson, Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2013; 70:1601-4.

  Jimmy R. Mitchell, September 20, 2011
"The Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Collaborative:  A Pharmacy Practice Model that is Transforming Community Level Health Care across the U.S.”
Press release, 9/16/2011: Jimmy Mitchell Honored with Zellmer Lecture Award.
Lecture recap: "Supporting the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative," Jimmy R. Mitchell, Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2012; 69:1246-50. 

  William A. Zellmer, September 21, 2010
"Why ASHP Policy Matters": Inaugural "Where Practice Meets Policy" lecture
Press release, 9/13/2010: Wm A. Zellmer Lecture Debuts
Photos from this inaugural lecture.
Lecture recap: “Professional Policy as a Catalyst to Pharmacy’s Transformation,” William A. Zellmer, Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2011; 68:e41-5.