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Carla Brink, M.S., B.S.Pharm.
Scientific Project Director

Carla Brink, M.S., R.Ph.Carla Brink has extensive experience as a medical writer, editor, and planner of continuing education activities. A member of the ASHP Advantage team since 2000, she plans and coordinates live symposia, webinars, and home-study activities for a variety of audiences. Carla enjoys working with faculty to develop high quality activities that meet ACPE and ACCME guidelines. She also assists the Program Development Office in developing background and needs assessment analyses for grant proposals.

Carla honed her writing and editing skills as a member of the ASHP editorial staff in the early 1980s. As Associate Editor for the American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacy, she was responsible for reviewing manuscripts submitted for publication, soliciting manuscripts, copy editing, and writing investigative news reports.  She also coordinated the writing and production of the ASHP Newsletter.

Carla earned her Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy, as well as a Master of Science degree in social and behavioral pharmacy, from the University of Wisconsin—Madison.  Her pharmacy practice experience has primarily been in community settings. As a freelance medical writer, she has written news reports and newsletters for national, state, and local organizations, specializing in health-care topics. She received the 2009 Mentor of the Year Award from the University of Minnesota Pharmacy Alumni Society for her work with first-year pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.