Practical Tips for Excellent HTN Control & Innovative Approaches to Health Coaching with Pharmacy Techs University of Best Practices (Past Event)

Event Start Date:
September 12, 2022
Event End Date:
September 12, 2022
Event Venue:


  • Welcome (Presentation|Video)
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Invited Founding Member, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Hypertension Roundtable; Cardiovascular Disease Master Plan Steering Committee Member, California Department of Public Health
    • William Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Statewide Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chairman, California Department of Public Health’s 2022 CVD Master Plan Steering Committee; Specialty Delegate, CA American College of Cardiology and CA Medical Association; Director, California ePCI Program, Dept. of Health Care Access and Information; Director, Prevention Forward Program & Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
  • Practical Tips for Excellent Hypertension Control and Insights on Coronary Calcium (Presentation|Video)
    • Michael Dolan, MD, FACP – Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Internal Medicine Physician, Gundersen Health System
  • 10 min Q&A (Video)
  • Utilizing Pharmacy Techs as Community Health Workers to Manage Hypertension (Presentation|Video)
    • Introduction by: Cindy Giambrone, PharmD
    • Steve Chen, PhamD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. & Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Prof. of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California; Co-Chair, LA Region University of Best Practices
    • Jessica Abraham, PharmD, APh – Director of Population Health, University of Southern California
    • Fabiola Barrera, Clinical Pharmacy Technician, CPT – University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy
  • Q & A Discussion (Presentation|Video)
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Lead, National Hypertension Control Roundtable Partnerships Team; Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with the Navy Seals
    • Cindy Giambrone, PharmD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, Memorial Care Foundation and Medical Groups