Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

Sr. Director, Pharmacy Services

The Kroger Co.

James Kirby is the Senior Director of Pharmacy Services for the Kroger Company. His main responsibilities include: overseeing Kroger’s vaccination, medication therapy management, health screening, and disease management/education programs; training and developing pharmacy staff in core clinical content areas; driving innovation in patient care through creation of pilot programs that improve the medication use process and integrate pharmacists into team-based care environments; and lead Kroger’s advocacy efforts for the advancement of pharmacy.

James earned his pharmacy degree from Ohio State University and his PharmD from the University of Cincinnati. He has worked as a pharmacist in retail, mail, hospital, and managed care/specialty pharmacy. James is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Certified Diabetes Educator, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati.

Insight Session Pharmacy

Opportunities for Chain Pharmacy in Preventive Care

From chronic care to nutrition counseling, preventive care is becoming an increasingly urgent topic in the drive for national wellness. Join us to learn more about how community pharmacy can continue to improve access and advance preventative care for patients. Topics covered will include preventive screenings, immunizations, Healthy People 2030 goals, and more.

Monday, August 26, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 252