Board of Directors

Maureen Judkins, Pharm.D., MS, RPh, President 
Maureen is a community pharmacist for CVS Health and is part of their Target team since relocating to Massachusetts from Colorado in 2017. She graduated from The University of Wyoming with her PharmD. She also has a Masters in Kinesiology and Health from UWYO where she completed her assistantship and lectured for three years. Prior to her relocation she was the Pharmacy Manager of Summit View Medical Commons, a non-profit subsidiary of Banner Health. 

Saad Dinno, RPh, FAPC, FACA, President-Elect
Saad Dinno, RPh/FAPC/FACA, a 1993 graduate of Mass. College of Pharmacy, is co-owner of four independent pharmacies with his brother Raied Dinno, RPh, in the suburbs of Boston. Saad has received the Margaret Bauman Outstanding Medical Professional award for his work serving the needs of the autism community, the Innovative Pharmacist of the Year by MPhA, and the 2007 Business of the Year by the local chamber of commerce. Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) awarded its “Dr. M. George Webber 2014 Compounding Pharmacist of the Year” to Saad for his service excellence to patients, providers and colleagues in the Compounding arena. He also serves on the Emerson Hospital Care Transition Collaborative Committee, Cardinal Distribution East Advisory Board, and the MitoAction Board of Directors. Saad is a past president of MIPA and served a two year term on PCCA Advisory Board.   Saad is also a Preceptor for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Northeastern University.


Delilah Barnes, RPh, Chairperson
Delilah is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston and began her career as a LTC Pharmacist for PharMerica where she was employed for 6 years. For the past 13 years Delilah has been with Sullivan's Healthcare in Roslindale as the LTC Pharmacist-ALF Manager.

Katelyn O'Brien, Pharm.D., RPh, BCPS, CDE, Past President
Dr. Katelyn O'Brien graduated from UConn School of Pharmacy with her PharmD in 2014. Shen went on to complete a PGY1 residency at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Upon completion of her residency, she began her career as an ambulatory care pharmacist at Boston Medical Center working in adult internal medicine clinics and anticoagulation clinics. After two years at BMC, she pursued a clinical pharmacy specialist position at the VA in Boston where she completed her residency. Dr. O'Brien has been with the VA since July 2017, in her time at the VA she initiated a pharmacist run smoking cessation group, and has been working with primary care leadership to involve Pharmacists in population health. In addition to being a member of MPhA, she is a member of NEIAP and actively involved with the UConn Pharmacy Alumni steering committee. 

Joanne Doyle Petrongolo, Pharm.D., RPh
Secretary
Dr. Doyle Petrongolo is an ambulatory pharmacist for the Integrated Care Management Program at Mass General Hospital where she works with case managers and social workers to resolve medication issues in a high risk population. In 2010 the Care Management program partnered with the STAAR initiative to prevent avoidable re- admissions within this Medicare demographic. From May 2010 until Aug 2012, Dr Doyle Petrongolo met with patients prior to discharge to review their medications and assist in coordinating their prescriptions. Currently, her main focus is on patients in the primary care setting where she works proactively in preventing admissions by having medication therapy management sessions to resolve adherence and access issues.


Wael Alkhalil, Pharm.D., RPh, Treasurer
Dr. Alkhalil is a Registered Manager of Store Operations, Specialty Pharmacy at Walgreens. He also serves as the MPhA Membership Committee Chair. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston with a degree in Biology and received his Doctor of Pharmacy from University of New England.  


Ryann Abrams, Pharm.D., RPh, Director
Dr. Abrams is a pharmacy recruiter for Rite Aid Corporation, where she has also served in past roles at Program Director of the Pharmacy Technician Training Program. She serves as adjunct professor at MCPHS. A graduate of Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences and completed her Pharmacy Residency Certificate  from the VA Boston Healthcare System. 


Lori Bassinger, JD, RPh, Director
Along with being a Registered Pharmacist, Lori Bassinger practices law in Massachusetts. Through her practice, she provides counsel for registered pharmacists at the Massachusetts State Board of Pharmacy level in a variety of matters including regulatory issues, dispensing errors, allegations of malpractice, personal and facilities licensure, controlled substance recordkeeping and diversion issues. As well as to registered pharmacists and pharmacies in matters involving state and federal regulatory agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Administration. 


Angelo DeGuglielmo, Jr., Pharm.D., RPh, Director
Dr. DeGuglielmo is a pharmacist with over 15 years of pharmacy practice experience in multiple aspects of pharmacy ranging from hospital/health system pharmacy, to retail/community pharmacy, to now mental and behavioral health pharmacy services. Angelo has supported the profession of pharmacy by receiving national immunization training certification and taught immunization classes for pharmacists throughout Massachusetts, New York, Maine, and New Hampshire. Angelo currently holds the position of Pharmacy Site Manager at Genoa Healthcare, one of the top mental health pharmacy companies in our country and the fifth largest chain drug store in the U.S. He has work experience across the state of Massachusetts from Boston to Springfield and currently responsible for the pharmaceutical care of patients with psychiatric-related illnesses/disorders and substance abuse disorders. Angelo supports patients with multifaceted disease states and helps manage drug regimens, adverse reactions, and adherence for an extremely underserved population. Angelo is also a volunteer on the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. 


Courtney Doyle-Campbell PharmDBCACP, AHSCP-CHC, RPh, Director
Dr. Doyle-Campbell is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ambulatory Care at Western New England University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is a Board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist and certified hypertension clinician; and manages the Hypertension specialty clinic at Trinity Health of New England Medical Group in Springfield, MA.

Courtney is active with APhA. She was coordinator of the Medical Home/ACO special interest group (SIG) from 2019-2020 and is currently serving on APhA-APPM’s Policy Standing Committee, as the 2020-2021 APhA-APPM delegate for the House of Delegates and on the Medical Home/ACO SIG Education and Resources committee. At WNEU, she is the chapter advisor for APhA-ASP and the coordinator and trainer for the APhA immunization certificate training program.

Along with her work at Western New England University and Trinity, Courtney is working on her MBA to improve her leadership and business knowledge. Courtney’s areas of interest are primary care, social determinants of health, motivational interviewing, and health care models.  


Gail Gopaul, Director, Pharmacy Technician
Gail Gopaul has 20 years of healthcare experience in both private and hospital setting. She is a Certified Pharmacy Technician with experience in supervising, hiring and training staff, with a strong knowledge of all insurance billing, collections and account maintenance. She has demonstrated achievements in both program development and implementation including building innovative business development programs from the ground up. She hold subject matter expertise in patient acquisition and business process improvement. Gail has worked at Boston Medical Center since 2012, wearing many hats, but presently serves as the Pharmacy Liaison Specialty Department / Patient Relation Advisor as well as the Ambulatory Services Representative to Oral Surgery. She is currently working on completing her Bachelor of Science in Management Studies at Boston University.


Katherine Keough, Director
Kathy Keough currently serves as Government Relations Manager for Atrius Health, an alliance of five nonprofit multi-specialty medical groups with practice sites throughout eastern Massachusetts including Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Prior to joining Atrius Health, Keough spent six years as Executive Director, Government Affairs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Ms. Keough is currently the Chair of the Massachusetts Health Council Pharmacy Committee. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Suffolk University, and holds a Master of Science in Public Policy from the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.


Richard Douglas Lee, RPh, Director
Richard ("Doug") Lee, graduated in 1988 from Northeastern University School of Pharmacy. He is licensed in both NH and MA. With 10 years experience in retail pharmacy with Stop and Shop, Doug joined Eli Lilly and Co. Diabetes Division in January of 1999. Doug worked in RI for 4 years before being promoted to the Boston, MA territory. His major accounts include or have included MGH, BMC, BWH, BI, Children's and Joslin Clinic. Doug serves on the Fundraising board for The Asian Diabetes Initiative. 


Rosemary Elzawy, Director, Pharmacy Student Representative 
Rosemary Elzawy is anticipated to graduate from MCPHS Univeristy Boston in May of 2021. As a student representative, my goal is to be the link between students and the Board. By representing students at MCPHS Boston, I will be able to take the valuable lessons I learn from fellow leaders and relay them to my peers to optimize and enhance pharmacy practice in Massachusetts. As a leader, I aim to work with others on the Board and at my school to add value to the organization, but more importantly to pharmacy as a whole.


Trisha LaPointe, Pharm.D., BCPS, RPh, MPhA Foundation President
Dr. LaPointe received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University, Boston, MA and completed a PGY-1 residency at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA. She is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University Boston Campus. Dr. LaPointe is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with a practice site at Lowell General Hospital where she precepts students. Her teaching and scholarly interests are in the area of medication safety, women’s health and student mentoring. Dr. LaPointe has published and presented on these topics, regionally and nationally. Most recently Dr. LaPointe has been recognized as a fellow of ASHP.


Staff: Lindsay De Santis, Executive Vice President