Bruce E. Scott 2006

Bruce E. Scott 2006


Lectures: Guest Lecture | Spring Lecture

Bruce E. Scott, R.Ph., MS, FASHP, is Chief Operating Officer of McKesson Medication Management, a company providing comprehensive pharmacy services to more than 200 hospitals. Previously he held positions of corporate vice president of resource management for Allina Hospitals and Clinics, responsible for pharmacy, contracting and supply chain management; vice president of operations for United Hospital; and director of pharmacy at United Hospital.

Bruce is a licensed pharmacist and graduated with a B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin. He then received his M.S. in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Kansas. While finishing his graduate work, he completed a two-year administrative residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

He is recognized as a fellow in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). He has received numerous awards for his commitment to the pharmacy profession including the Hallie Bruce Memorial Lecture Award from the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists for sustained contributions to the pharmacy profession in Minnesota; the John Webb Lecture Award from Northeastern University College of Pharmacy also for sustained contribution to the pharmacy profession; and a citation in recognition of eminent professional service from the University of Wisconsin.

Bruce continues to actively participate in organizations concerned with pharmacy practice and the delivery of healthcare. He publishes and presents nationally as well as to foreign audiences on topics involving pharmacy leadership, pharmacy services in health systems and patient safety. He is a past president of ASHP and the Minnesota Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He is also active in community service and currently serves as the president of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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