Jenelle L. Sobotka, PharmD, FAPhA

Jenelle Sobotka is Professor and Endowed Chair of Pharmacy Practice at Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy. She is responsible for enhancing the leadership and innovative patient care components in the students' curriculum. She received her B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Iowa. Sobotka was Director of Professional Relations at Procter & Gamble from 1998-2011 where she was responsible for establishing partnerships with national and international health professional organizations and individual experts in pharmacy and other health professions. Prior to joining P&G, she was Associate Director of the Iowa Pharmacy Association and Director of the Iowa Center for Pharmaceutical Care (ICPC). ICPC received the 1999 APhA Foundation's Pinnacle Award for work to advance patient care practice. Sobotka co-authored A Practical Guide to Pharmaceutical Care published by APhA. Sobotka's additional pharmacy practice background includes community pharmacy, clinical specialist/internal medicine (VA Medical Center), and academia. Sobotka is the 2012-13 APhA President and has served two terms with the APhA Board of Trustees and two terms with the Ohio Pharmacists Association Board of Directors. She has served on numerous APhA Committees and as an APhA Delegate. She received the 2009 National Pharmaceutical Association Foundation Excellence Award, the 2008 Kappa Epsilon National Career Achievement award, the 2003 University of Iowa Rho Chi Honorary Alumni Award, and was recognized as an APhA Fellow in 2003.