Marianne F. Ivey, PharmD., M.P.H., FASHP,has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin; her PharmD. and M.P.H. are from the University of Washington. She completed the Wharton School’s hospital pharmacy executives program.
Her experiences include Vice President, Pharmacy Services for the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, an integrated health care system. She is Professor Emerita in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati.
Her practice, research and teaching expertise are in patient care delivery, automation, clinical outcomes, pharmacy resident training, leadership and pharmacy resource management in hospitals and integrated health systems. She facilitates strategic planning for pharmacy departments and multi hospital systems. She has directed the pharmacy portion of information integration for a computerized physician order entry program and bar code-facilitated medication administration. Marianne worked with primary care physicians and their administrative arm to provide a managed care prescription benefit and a mail order prescription service for health system associates. She chaired the University Hospital total quality improvement steering committee and served on the Health Alliance Six Sigma Steering Committee. She coordinated pharmacy department plans for a new hospital which opened in May 2009.
Ivey has served ASHP as President, Chairman of the HOD, member of the Commission on Goals and the Commission on Credentialing and served as Treasurer of ASHP and the ASHP Research and Education Foundation. She received the 1993 ASHP Whitney Lecture Award, the 2005 Ohio Society of Health System Pharmacists Walter Frazier Leadership Award and the 2007 Webb Lecture Award for pharmacy leadership. She received the Pharmacy Practice award from the Federation of International Pharmaceutique (FIP) in September of 2011. She was a member of the ASHP Research and Education Foundation faculty for the Pharmacy Leadership Academy and the Pharmacy Technical Advisory Committee of the Joint Commission. She is President of the Hospital Pharmacy Section of FIP and has hosted several pharmacists from Nigeria and India through the FIP Pharmabridge program. She is on the Board of Visitors for the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and the External Advisory Board of the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy. In 2017 she will join the St Louis College of Pharmacy President’s Advisory Council.
Ivey has served her community as a member and chair of the annual fund raising activities for the local chapter of the American Heart Association, the Coalition for a Drug Free Greater Cincinnati (now Prevention First) and chairman of the Board of Advisors of the University of Cincinnati Center for the History of the Health Professions. She was a board member of Cincinnati Dress for Success, an organization that assists disadvantaged women who are entering the workplace.