Episode 54: “Be True to Yourself” with Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner

Want to transform pharmacy practice? Get real-world tips from Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, Associate Dean for Clinical Service and Practice Transformation at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. In Episode 54, Melissa talks with Magaly about her mentors that helped her build confidence to bring her passion for innovation & entrepreneurship in pharmacy to life. She also describes her leadership journey and recognition as one of the APhA Foundation Women in Pharmacy Next 10 leaders. Finally, family is one of her biggest blessings and Magaly shares how she takes time to celebrate with them every day.


This paper summarizes the accomplishments of the ten contemporary women and documents their comments at the symposium, where they discussed their perspectives on practice innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, philanthropy, community service, and mentorship.