JENNIFER HENDRICKS (BOARD MEMBER)
Dr. Jennifer Hendricks, PharmD, APh, BCACP, CDE graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and went on to complete a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy residency with the University of Cincinnati and Kroger Pharmacy. Dr. Humeniuk worked as a clinical community pharmacist with Kroger Pharmacies in Cincinnati before relocating to California, where she worked as a pharmacy manager and patient care coordinator with Ralphs Pharmacy. She currently works as a Manager of Medication Management at MedImpact Healthcare Systems. Dr. Humeniuk is licensed as an Advanced Practice Pharmacist and is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist as well as a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is also a graduate of CPhA's Leadership Development Institute (LDI) and serves on the inaugural board of CPhA's Pharmacy Leadership Network (PLN).
CATHY L. (SECRETARY)
Cathy L. is a Pharmacy Manager/Pharmacist with Ralph's Pharmacy. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado and Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Denver. She has worked for Ralph's since 2017 and shares the company's vision of helping people live healthier lives.
DAVID B. (TREASURER)
David B., CSP, MSCS, AAHIVP, BCOP graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2001 and has been practicing in San Diego County for 18 years, currently working as a staff pharmacist for BriovaRx pharmacy. He enjoys working with and precepting student local pharmacists. In his free time, David enjoys playing with his kids and running.
PAUL DWORK (BOARD MEMBER)
Pharmacist, Magician, Inventor
Each area complements the other by opening up many opportunities. I have many patents, trademarks, and continue to be an innovator, and make magic with all I do. I have also been to Medi-cal in Sacramento, as well as Medicare Committee Meetings Back East. Paul Graduated University of Utah Pharmacy School in 1975 and got his Doctor of Pharmacy from Oxford. I have been in Private Practice for 45 years, and my Pharmacy continues to provide essential needs to patients.
International Medical Design Excellence Award for my patented Male Urinary Incontinence Device. Developed and Patented a Drug Delivery Device, MistAssist, which Kimberly Clark now owns.
Built Rehab House in my Pharmacy, written up in Pharmacy Magazines, and acquired by CR Bard in 1982 which became Shield HealthCare.
Filmed an Educational TV Program, Merlin’s World, whose premise was the World of Science as seen through the eyes of Merlin the Magician. I own the registered Trademark for the name Merlin.
Have supported Make a Wish Foundation with my Magic.
My accomplishments and ideas were innovated by meeting people in my Pharmacy, which motivated to me to invent products for improving the quality of life.
I want to share my experiences, and have raised over a million dollars for charities doing my magic!
There are no limits on what anyone can achieve.
RENU GAUR (BOARD MEMBER)
Renu Gaur, PharmD, BCPS graduated from UCSF in 2015 and completed her PGY1 at San Francisco VA Healthcare System. She worked for a few years as a Transitions of Care/ Emergency Department pharmacist at Sutter Delta Medical Center and recently moved to San Diego in 2019. She currently works as an inpatient staff pharmacist at University of California, San Diego. Her interests are varied and include Transitions of Care, Oncology, Medicine and precepting/ mentoring future pharmacists. In her free time, she enjoys movies, dancing and traveling.
ALEX LULI (BOARD MEMBER)
Dr. Alex Luli, PharmD, BCACP is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences where he teaches in various courses, including a self-care pharmacy practice course provided to first-year student pharmacists. He practices in a community pharmacy, as well as a primary care clinic serving uninsured and underserved patients. He also precepts pharmacy learners of all levels, including undergraduate students interested in the profession and PGY1 pharmacy residents. Dr. Luli’s interests include advancing patient care services in the community setting, enhancing experiential training for students and residents, and public awareness and outreach regarding safe and proper use of medications, herbals, and supplements.
LAURA LUCERO (STUDENT LIAISON)
Laura Lucero is a first-year pharmacy student at the University of California, San Diego. She began her education at Riverside Community College, where she served as President of the Red Cross Club on campus. Laura led and organized meetings, planned volunteer events for the community, and coordinated events between the American Red Cross Chapter in Riverside and the campus club. She then transferred to the University of California, Irvine, and received a Bachelors in Biological Sciences while working part time, participating in neuroscience research, and volunteering with multiple clubs on campus. Throughout her education, she worked at Rite Aid pharmacy, totaling more than 5 years of employment. She started as a clerk, moved to technician, and now work as an intern pharmacist.
JANINE MARTINO (IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT)
Dr. Janine Martino, PharmD, BCOP is a clinical Oncology/Hematology Pharmacist at UC San Diego. She graduated from The University of Sciences in Philadelphia in 2009 and went on to complete a Post-Doctoral acute care residency at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in 2011. Dr. Galasso worked as an Oncology Pharmacist in both medical and gynecologic oncology at Pinnacle Health System before going on to complete a second Post-Doctoral residency in Hematology/Oncology at UC San Diego in 2013. She serves as the primary preceptor for the inpatient Heme/Onc rotation at UCSD and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.