These brief experience summaries introduce each MIME principal:


Gina McKnight-Smith, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPS,CHTS-CP

Dr. Gina McKnight-Smith integrates three (3) degrees to provide MIME’s constructive impact on wellness and health concerns -- her BA in Biology, 1993; PharmD, 1997; and MBA, 2000. For years Dr. McKnight-Smith has been very active in professional pharmacy organizations as well as community networking organizations. Her experience spans across pharmacy segments including community (retail), outpatient hospital, long-term care consulting, prescription benefit management and managed care, as well as healthcare policy. Dr. McKnight-Smith stays very engaged and involved in policy making for pharmacy in the State of Maryland as evidenced by her service on several Governor-appointed Advisory Boards and Task Forces. To maintain an active involvement with clinical standards in practice, Dr. McKnight-Smith is a Clinical Assistant Professor and preceptor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. McKnight-Smith also maintains many Board memberships including the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy and the Executive Board for the Maryland Pharmaceutical Society (state chapter of the National Pharmaceutical Association) and other affiliations.

Wallene Bullard, PharmD, BCPS,CHTS-CP

Dr. Wallene Bullard earned her PharmD in 1994 as valedictorian of her class prior to completing her residency training at San Bernardino County Medical Center in California. Dr. Bullard, who holds certification in pharmacotherapy and physical assessment, has valuable experiences in several pharmacy practice settings including acute care, community, long-term care consulting, ambulatory care, academia, prescription benefit management and healthcare policy. Dr. Bullard is proactive in healthcare policy promotion on both regional and national levels. She has appointments with regional Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO), as well as national task force appointments with the National Quality Forum and Pharmacy Quality Alliance. Dr. Bullard holds pharmacy practice licenses in three (3) states and the District of Columbia (DC). As an adjunct professor at Howard University (HU), Dr. Bullard mentors and trains tomorrow's pharmacists as well as host-lectures in comprehensive therapeutic course. Dr. Bullard has earned several prestigious awards locally and nationally. She is a reputed expert recognized on local, regional and national scenes. Her speaking engagements include numerous print, radio, television (TV), and other media or platform presentations.