New Practitioner Experience (NPX) Committee

What is NPX Committee?

NPX is an automatic and free, Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) member benefit that provides leadership, advocacy, networking and practice development opportunities to pharmacists in their first 7 years of practice. Not a member? Not a problem. 

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To be the launch pad for all new practitioners to achieve personal and professional growth and success.


The mission of the OPA New Practitioner Experience (NPX) Committee is to serve as a catalyst for the transition from student to pharmacist by providing new practitioners the opportunity to achieve personal and professional growth and success. This will be accomplished through leadership, advocacy, networking and practice development opportunities.


NPX Advisory Team 2024-2025



Jennifer Wick, PharmD, MPH, BCACP

Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Ambulatory Services - The Christ Hospital Health Network



Korie Maryo, PharmD

University Hospital’s (Clinical Pharmacist for Healthy at Home Clinic)






Eric Dierkes, PharmD, CTTS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at University of Charleston; Clinical Ambulatory Care Pharmacist at Holzer Health System



Regann Rutschilling, PharmD, AE-C
Clinical Pharmacist at Family Health Services of Darke County



Jared Malott, PharmD
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and PrimaryOne Health as a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident



Amber Lilly, PharmD


Launchpad Coordinator

Launchpad Coordinator

Bella Blankenship, PharmD, RPh

Practice Advancement & Advocacy Fellow at The Ohio State College of Pharmacy



NPX Lunch + Learns

Join NPX for our monthly Lunch + Learn on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. No registration necessary, just watch your inbox the 2nd Tuesday of the month for the Zoom link!

Interested in presenting a Lunch + Learn? NPX wants YOU! Email OPA at

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NPX Launchpad Newsletter

Help us write the next newsletter! Articles may be submitted for Practitioner Profile, Ohio Days or A Taste of Our Kitchen. Have an idea for another article relevant to new practitioners?  Sign up today!

You can submit that as well! Articles should be submitted in a Word document to Rebecca Lahrman at Photographs for articles should be submitted separately for higher quality. Thank you!

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