Todd Sorensen, Pharm.D., is professor and associate dean for strategic initiatives and innovation at the College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota. He also serves as the executive director of the Alliance for Integrated Medication Management, a non-profit organization that engages health care institutions in practice transformation activities that support improved medication use. He currently serves as president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
Sorensen’s work concentrates on identifying strategies that facilitate clinical practice development and developing change management and leadership skills in student pharmacists, pharmacy residents and practitioners. His research and service activities have focused on working with health care organizations to implement strategies that improve health outcomes associated with chronic illness, specifically identifying leadership strategies that allow organizations to integrate and sustain medication management services delivered by pharmacists within interprofessional teams. This work has been greatly influenced by 10 years of experience participating in and leading national quality improvement collaboratives for health systems seeking to optimize medication use in outpatient settings.