Biographies Speakers

Dr. Lawrence “LB” Brown, is Associate Dean of Student Affairs, and Professor of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Policy at Chapman University School of Pharmacy. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Pacific and his Ph.D. in Social and Administrative Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. However, he began his career in pharmacy as a U.S. Air Force Pharmacy Technician from 1985 to 1991. His main research interests are: Economic and Clinical Outcomes of Pharmacists-Provided Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services, and the Role of Pharmacists in the US and other Countries. Dr. Brown has a rich history of experience in the Medication Therapy Management arena, and has a National and International reputation as an MTM expert. He has over 40 International presentations on MTM and over 80 presentations throughout the United States. Also, for the past 14 years he has been assisting community pharmacists in Hungary to implement MTM in community pharmacies. Additionally, Dr. Brown served on the planning committee and as a moderator for the 2005 AHRQ MTMS Expert Meeting, and on the planning committee and as speaker for UT’s 2006 International Symposium on Medication Therapy Management, and served as an expert for the Future of MTM forum in Minneapolis. He has served as co-chair of the Reporting Subgroup, and co-chair of the Quality Metrics Subgroup for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA). And his is a former APhA-ASP Chapter President, former Speaker of the House for APhA-ASP and APhA, former National President of the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, and former President of the American Pharmacists Association. Dr. Brown has been married to his beautiful wife for 23 years and has two beautiful daughters who are 16 and 13 years old. In his spare time, he spends quality time with his family.