2019 Spring Conference Speakers
Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAAIM, FAPhA
Dr. Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy. She coordinates and teaches the Law & Ethics Classes, the OTC & Self Care Products Course, the Point-of-Care Testing Course, and the Immunization Course. She is also the preceptor for a Public Policy experiential rotation for senior level pharmacy students. A pharmacist immunization advocate, Ally has given more than 40,000 immunizations during her career. Ally was the 2015 Teacher of the Year for the College of Pharmacy and was named a Fellow in APhA in 2017.
Ally is a mid-west radio personality with a live, call-in, radio show airing on 9 mid-western radio stations on a bi-weekly basis. The show, boasting more than 500 episodes, is broadcast as a part of the KFOR AM 1240 Problems & Solutions Show, Alpha Media, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Ally is a graduate of Doane College in Crete, Nebraska and the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy. She has been a licensed and practicing pharmacist in Nebraska and Iowa for over 30 years. She served as the Assistant Executive Director of the Nebraska Pharmacists Association for 13 years and worked the “vampire shift” for Walgreens.
Ally has spoken nationally and internationally on pharmacy topics.
Kevin C. Borcher, Pharm.D.
Kevin C. Borcher, Pharm.D. is the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Director for NeHII, the Nebraska Health Information Initiative.
Dr. Borcher is a graduate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his residency in Phoenix. Prior to working for NeHII, Kevin worked at the Nebraska Methodist Health System as the Pharmacy Informatics Coordinator for over 19 years.
Kevin served ten years on the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy and chaired or participated in several committees and task forces for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Kevin is also a member of the Nebraska Board of Health, Nebraska Medicaid DUR Board, and Nebraska eHealth Council. In addition to serving as co-chair of the SHIEC PDMP Workgroup and co-chair of the ASTHO PDMP EHR Integration & Interoperability Community of Practice, Kevin is a member of the NASCSA Data Integrity Subcommittee and the Operations Committee Chair of the PMIX Executive Committee for interstate data sharing.
Mary Golinski, PhD, CRNA
Dr. Mary Golinski is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with focused research in anesthesia-related scientific inquiry and outcomes based on anesthesia techniques, pharmacologic agents, technology, safety and quality processes, acute pain modalities and preventing chronic post-surgical pain. She has been published numerous times herself and collaborated extensively with graduate nurse anesthesia students, adding evidence-based knowledge that has served to improve anesthesia-related outcomes.
Shaun Thompson, M.D.