S06E21: Embracing the Entrepreneurial Mindset and Empowering Women to Lead w/ Hillary Blackburn

Hey everyone, I’m back this week with a very special guest and fellow podcaster, who is passionate about promoting the pharmacy profession and transforming healthcare. She is the founder of Talk to Your Pharmacist, which has over 250 episodes highlighting successful pharmacy leaders and sharing about current healthcare trends. Her interest in leadership inspired her to author How Pharmacists Lead: Answers from Women Who Are Leading, Succeeding, and Impacting Pharmacy which is available on Amazon to encourage young female leaders and those who want to grow in their careers.

I’m so excited to introduce Dr. Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA, a clinically and business-trained pharmacist having practiced for over a decade in a variety of healthcare settings. She has experience in healthcare strategy, business development, formulary development and management, consulting, and establishing successful medication access programs. In her current role, she serves as Chief Pharmacy Officer at Dispensary of Hope, a national non-profit medication distributor hosted by Ascension where she oversees the formulary, leads research initiatives, and manages two networks of pharmacist strategic advisors.

Dr. Blackburn was selected to serve on the American Pharmacists Association’s (APhA) – APPM Executive Committee for 2021-2023 and invited to serve on the Foundation’s Women in Pharmacy Committee. Additionally, she has served as Co-Chair for the Advocacy Committee for APhA’s Care of the Underserved Special Interest Group and as a member on the Membership Engagement and Legislative and Policy committees for the Tennessee Pharmacist Association. She precepts student pharmacists from several colleges and serves on the Belmont University College of Pharmacy Dean’s External Advisory Committee. Hillary is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

In 2012, Hillary returned to her Tennessee roots and met her wonderful husband, Chad, in Nashville where she enjoys staying involved in her community through volunteering, living an active lifestyle, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and their two children.


S06E21 Hillary Blackburn

Connect with Hillary Blackburn via:

Email: [email protected]
Website: Dr. Hillary Blackburn, PharmD
Talk to Your Pharmacist podcast: Talk to Your Pharmacist
LinkedIn: Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA

How Pharmacists Lead: Answers from Women Who Are Leading, Succeeding, and Impacting Pharmacy:

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