Gary KerrPresident of HOSP Alliance at and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Baystate Health
Gary J. Kerr is the Chief Pharmacy Officer at Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. He received his B.S. and Pharm.D. at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and a Master's in Business Administration (Health Care) at Western New England College. He also attended St. George's University School of Medicine (W.I.). He has over forty five years of progressive clinical and leadership management experience in various settings including retail, hospital, managed care and specialty pharmacy. He also practices as an independent pharmacy consultant and serves as an expert witness; he holds adjunct faculty positions at Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University (MCPHSU) and the University of Connecticut. He continues to serve on the MCPHSU Board of Trustees, since 2009. Additionally, he was the President of the Massachusetts Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and remains active with the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. In 2020 he joined the Board of Directors at the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) and is now serving as the President. Dr. Kerr's primary interest areas include specialty pharmacy, pharmacy strategy and innovation, as well as leadership-management and pharmaceutical supply chain.