ACPE is an autonomous and independent agency whose Board of Directors is derived through the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and the American Council on Education (ACE).

Lori Duke, PharmD

Assistant Dean for Experience Programs/Interim Lead, Curricular Affairs for the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
President of ACPE

Dr. Duke has held numerous leadership positions in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), including completion of the Academic Leadership Fellow Program. She was appointed to the ACPE Board of Directors by AACP. Dr. Duke graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a PharmD degree.

Anthony Provenzano, PharmD

Vice President of Pharmacy Compliance and Government Affairs for Albertsons Companies
Vice President of ACPE


Dr. Provenzano is currently Vice President of Pharmacy Compliance and Government Affairs for Albertsons Companies. He is an active proponent of community pharmacy, has served on numerous pharmacy association committees and currently serves on the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Policy Council and a dean’s advisory board. The American Pharmacists Association appointed Dr. Provenzano to the ACPE Board. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy.

Michael A. Moné, BS Pharm, JD, FAPhA

Vice President Associate General Counsel – Regulatory 
Secretary/Treasurer of ACPE

Moné is the Vice President Associate General Counsel-Regulatory for Cardinal Health in Dublin, Ohio. Moné has held leadership roles within many industry associations, including the American Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), US Pharmacopeia, and the Florida Pharmacy Association. The NABP appointed Moné to the ACPE Board. He attended the University of Florida where he received both his Juris Doctorate and BS in pharmacy.

Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP

Dean at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and Professor of Surgery in the College of Medicine
She is Founder and Director of the Medication Access Program, which increases medication access to transplant recipients. Dr. Chisholm-Burns was appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She received her BS in Psychology from Georgia College, then BS in Pharmacy and PharmD degrees from The University of Georgia, an MPH from Emory University, and an MBA from the University of Memphis.

Gregory Gruener MD, MBA, MHPE

Vice Dean for Education, SSOM
Ralph P. Leischner Jr., MD, Professor of Medical Education Professor, Department of Neurology


Dr. Gruener is the Vice Dean for Education at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he oversees the medical school education program and participates in the training of students and residents.  He served as chair of the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties Certification Council.  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Illinois and medical degree from the Stritch School of Medicine.  He completed his residency in Neurology and subsequent fellowships at the University of Illinois, University of Iowa and Mayo Clinic.  His MBA was awarded by the University of Chicago and MHPE from the University of Illinois. The American Council on Education appointed Dr. Gruener.

Reza Karimi, RPh, PhD

Dean and Professor at Pacific University School of Pharmacy 

Dr. Karimi is a licensed pharmacist and preceptor in the state of Oregon. He joined Pacific University School of Pharmacy in Oregon in 2006 and has assumed various leadership positions, including Assistant Dean, Associate Dean, and currently Dean. Dr. Karimi was appointed to the Board by AACP. He received his MSc (Pharmacy) in 1991 and his PhD (Molecular Biology) in 1998 from Uppsala University, Sweden.

John Clay Kirtley, PharmD

Executive Director of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy

Dr. Kirtley is the Executive Director of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the American Pharmacists Association and is the current President of MALTAGON, a Professional Association of Boards of Pharmacy across the Southeast. Dr. Kirtley was appointed to the ACPE Board by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. He received his PharmD degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

LuGina Mendez-Harper, PharmD

Director of Professional Practices at Prime Therapeutics in Phoenix, Arizona, where she manages activities related to pharmacy regulatory issues
She also serves as Board Secretary for the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy. Her background includes community pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management, and Director of Education at the American Pharmacists Association. Dr. Mendez-Harper was appointed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). She earned her BS in Pharmacy from the University of New Mexico, PharmD with Distinction from the University of Kansas, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Rutgers University and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Amy Seybert, BS, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, CHSE

Chair of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics 
Dr. Seybert, is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is the Pharmacy Residency Administrator at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh, where she oversees clinical pharmacy faculty services at UPMC’s flagship hospital and its affiliates. Seybert is an accomplished faculty member, who has been honored as a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. She has received multiple teaching awards including: University of Pittsburgh Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, ASHP Research and Education Foundation Pharmacy Residency Excellence Preceptor Award, and the AACP Rufus A. Lyman Award. Dr. Seybert was appointed to the ACPE Board by APhA.