Edward C. Li, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCOP, Activity Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of New England College of Pharmacy
Portland, Maine

Edward C. Li, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCOP, is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of New England College of Pharmacy in Portland, Maine.

Dr. Li earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and his Master of Public Health degree from University of New England (UNE). He completed a pharmacy practice residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and an oncology pharmacy practice residency at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, both accredited by ASHP.

Dr. Li is a board-certified oncology pharmacist who maintains a practice with New England Cancer Specialists, the region’s largest oncology group located in Scarborough, Maine. He also works with New Century Health, a leading innovator of quality and cost management programs, to develop cancer treatment pathways. Before joining UNE, he was Oncology Pharmacy Manager at National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a not-for-profit organization whose clinical practice guidelines in oncology are the standard of care in the United States.

Dr. Li’s research focuses on cancer pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and evaluations of health policy issues as they relate to oncology practice.

James G. Stevenson, Pharm.D., FASHP
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
President, Hospital and Health System Services
Visante, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

James G. Stevenson, Pharm.D., FASHP, is Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in Ann Arbor and President of Hospital and Health System Services for Visante, Inc.

Dr. Stevenson received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. From 1999-2014 he served as Chief Pharmacy Officer in the University of Michigan Health System. During that same time period he was Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy, assuming the additional responsibilities of Chair of the Department of Clinical, Social, and Administrative Sciences from 2011-2014. In 2014 he assumed his current position for Visante, a medicines management consulting company. Before joining the University of Michigan Health System, Dr. Stevenson served as Director of Pharmacy Services at West Virginia University Hospitals and Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center and as Executive Director of Pharmacy Services for the eight-hospital Detroit Medical Center. Previous academic appointments were at West Virginia University and Wayne State University.

Dr. Stevenson is a fellow of ASHP, and he is widely recognized as a leader in pharmacy. He was named Pharmacist of the Year by both the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Michigan Pharmacists Association. He received the 2015 Excellence in Innovation Award from the Michigan Pharmacists Association for a state-wide patient safety initiative. In addition, he was honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and the Joseph Oddis Leadership Award by Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Stevenson served on the ASHP Board of Directors and is currently Treasurer of the Hospital Pharmacy Section of International Pharmaceutical Federation. He received the 2010 John W. Webb Lecture Award for extraordinary dedication to fostering excellence in pharmacy management, as well as the 2013 ASHP Award for Distinguished Leadership in Health-System Pharmacy Practice.

Dr. Stevenson’s specific areas of expertise include pharmacy practice management, pharmacy informatics, and medication safety.

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