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Pharmacist: More than just Counting Pills - View the video

Cindy Kissack

Presenter
Cindy Kissack
Director of Pharmacy
SSM Health St. Clare Hospital

Location:
707 14th St.
Baraboo, WI 53913

Website: www.ssmhealth.com

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Health Science

Biography:
Cindy graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. She began her career in an independent retail pharmacy in Reedsburg, WI. After many years in retail, including a time as a business owner, she changed direction and began a hospital practice at a 25 bed hospital. After several years as a clinical pharmacist, she accepted her current position as director of pharmacy at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital, a 40 bed facility in Baraboo, WI. In addition to these positions, she has provided consultant services to a hospice agency and several long term care facilities. In her time off, she has a husband, 5 adult daughters, and a plethora of dogs, cats, chickens and cows to keep her busy.

Description:
Cindy developed a love of chemistry in high school, but discovered in college that she did not enjoy labwork. Pharmacy was a way to stay involved with chemistry. Having worked as a pharmacist in a number of roles, she will talk about what those roles involved, why she loves what she does, and where the future of pharmacy might lead.