Episode 22: “See, Do and Be” with Lakesha Butler

In Episode 22, Melissa talks with Lakesha Butler who is Immediate Past President of the National Pharmaceutical Association and proudly educates both students and patients in her role as Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. They discuss the trailblazing legacy of Mary Munson Runge, the first female, the first African American, and the first employee community pharmacist to be elected president of the American Pharmacists Association. Lakesha also shares insights on bringing pharmacy organizations together for greater impact to address racial injustice, take action, and support change.

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