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Diplomat Announces Executive Promotion for Alumna Jennifer Hagerman

Jennifer HagermanFLINT, Mich. – Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. has announced the promotion of Ferris State University alumna Jennifer Hagerman to vice president of education and quality.

In her growing role at Diplomat, Hagerman will continue to lead and oversee Diplomat University, an innovative division of the company that delivers custom education and training to Diplomat employees and external professionals on topics unique to the specialty pharmacy industry. Diplomat University also houses the quality assurance department, which focuses on programs that promote quality and patient safety, as well as our application for service excellence in accreditations and certifications by a number of third-party agencies committed to industry best practices.

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"We are extremely proud to recognize Jennifer's contribution to our collective success with this promotion," said Gary Rice, senior vice president of clinical services, education and human resources at Diplomat. "Jennifer has demonstrated a commitment to improving education and quality measures that allow us to meet the needs of our patients, our partners, and our employees. She has built a strong and capable team to help Diplomat navigate a complex landscape and will continue to be a leading example as she brings significant experience in the space and continues to be a great asset to our team."

Prior to joining Diplomat, Hagerman served as an associate professor in Ferris’ College of Pharmacy, with a practice site at Hurley Medical Center, in Flint, Mich. In addition, she served for three years as an adjunct faculty in the Department of Nursing at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Hagerman is active in the pharmacy profession. She has served as a member of the Michigan Pharmacists Association Executive Board, since 2011, including a period as president, in 2015, and chair, in 2016. She has also served on the board of the Michigan Pharmacy Foundation. In 2009, Hagerman earned the MPA Distinguished New Pharmacy Practitioner Award.

Hagerman received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris’ College of Pharmacy, in 2003. After graduation, she completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.

PHOTO CAPTION: Ferris State University College of Pharmacy alumna Jennifer Hagerman has been promoted to vice president of education and quality at Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.