Meet Ohio State's team of pharmacy experts

We are staffed by a highly-skilled team of administrators, pharmacists and technicians. Our goal is to improve the lives of our patients by advising our staff on the best use of medications, safeguarding our patients from medication errors and transforming pharmacy practice in health-systems.

Our Faculty

Ben Lopez, PharmD

Ben Lopez, PharmD, MS, MHA, BCPS

  • Director, Pharmacy Operations

Joseph Melucci, RPh, MBA, CPPS

  • Medication Safety Officer
    Director, Pharmacy Safety, Policy & Informatics

Mitchell Dorn, PharmD, MS

  • Associate Director, Pharmacy Operations

Amanda Hafford, PharmD, MS

  • Associate Director of Pharmacy - Acute Care Pharmacy Services

Julie Kennerly-Shah, PharmD, MS, MHA, BCPS

  • Associate Director, James Cancer Hospital Clinical Services

Kimberly Howell, RPh, MHI

  • Assistant Director, Acute Care and Perioperative Services

Steven Loborec, PharmD, MS, MPH, BCPS

  • Assistant Director, Pharmacy Business Sourcing and Strategy

Stephen R. Polley, PharmD, MPA, MS, BCPS

  • Assistant Director, Cancer Pharmacy Services