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PBCMS Prescription Drug Price Transparency Series
Wednesday, October 05, 2022, 6:00 PM to Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 7:00 PM EDT
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PBCMS Prescription Drug Price Transparency Series

October 5, 2022

Robert Levin, MD

HOW DID DRUG PRICES GET SO HIGH?

ROBERT W. LEVIN MD is in private practice specializing in rheumatology located in Clearwater, Florida since 1989. He is an Associate Affiliate Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida. He is a past President of the Florida Society of Rheumatology and is the current President of the Alliance for Transparent and Affordable Prescriptions. He is on the board of directors of the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations, American Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates, and the Florida Society of Rheumatology.

Dr. Levin is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. He is involved in clinical research as a principal investigator in the areas of systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome, novel treatments for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and osteoporosis. Dr. Levin is also involved in advocacy, promoting improved access to care for rheumatology patients and improving rheumatologists’ ability to care for patients in state and federal government.

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October 12, 2022

Toni Large, JD  

PRESCRIPTION BENEFIT MANAGER (PBM) REFORM: THE SECRET MIDDLE MAN THAT’S GOBBLING UP THE HEALTH CARE DOLLAR

Toni Large has spent 25 years lobbying the Florida Legislature and Florida Executive Branch. She worked for numerous Senators and Representatives, as well as the Legislative Affairs Director for the Agency for Health Care Administration. She lobbied for firms such as Roetzel & Andress, Brewton Plante, Uhlfelder & Associates, and currently Large Strategies. Her clients include the Florida College of Emergency Physicians, Florida Orthopedic Society, Florida Society of Rheumatology, Florida Society of Nephrology as well as the Florida Society of Respiratory Therapists.

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October 19, 2022


Stevi Jenkins-Kelly, PharmD

HOW PATIENTS CAN SAVE MONEY NOW BY WORKING WITH THEIR DOCTORS AND PHARMACISTS

Dr. Stevi Jenkins-Kelly started her career working at the local community pharmacy in her small town of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly later graduated with her Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2012 from the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy in West Palm Beach.  Among her leadership activities, she was elected to serve the American Pharmacist’s Association student division as 1 of 8 regional Member-at-large. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly is part of the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy Alumni Association and works towards medical mission awareness, preceptorship, and involvement. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly has managed 5 different pharmacies, with her largest being a 24-hour location. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly assisted in setting up the infrastructure and remote access for 7 independently owned pharmacies to utilize Medication Therapy Management software. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly previously has worked with long-term care pharmacies and sterile compounding pharmacies to develop best practices at their sites. Dr. Jenkins-Kelly holds certifications in Immunization, Diabetes, Collaborative Practice Agreements and Test and Treat through the Florida Board of Pharmacy. Cumulatively, Dr. Jenkins-Kelly has over 20 years of experience in community pharmacy. Dr. Stevi Jenkins-Kelly is married, with four children and lives currently in Palm Beach County. 

Shawn B. Baca, MD, FACR 

HOW PATIENTS CAN SAVE MONEY NOW BY WORKING WITH THEIR DOCTORS AND PHARMACISTS

Dr. Baca has been practicing with Rheumatology Associates of South Florida since 1992. He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He is a Clinical Affiliate Professor of the Schmidt School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association (FMA), Florida Society of Rheumatology, and the Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS). He is a past president of the Palm Beach County Medical Society and has previously served as a Member at Large, Treasurer, Secretary, and Vice President. Dr. Baca is an Alternate Delegate to the American Medical Association. Dr. Baca has been recognized over the years as a top doctor by Best Doctors in America, Super Docs, People’s Choice Award-Royal Women’s Club of Boca Raton, and US News and World Report. Dr. Baca participates in the Free Arthritis Clinic since 1994, sponsored by Creeky Joints, GHLF.

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