Meet Our Team
Our team is composed of highly qualified and experienced personnel from Harrison School of Pharmacy (HSOP) and Alabama Department of Senior Services. We strive to improve Medicare beneficiaries’ access to community resources so they can make informed decisions about their own care and improve their quality of life.
For general questions about the Medicare Outreach Program and the C.A.R.E.S. Pharmacy Network, please contact Dr. Westrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 334-844-8314.
Salisa C Westrick, PhD
Study Principal Investigator
Professor and Department Head of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, AL
Salisa’s research goal is to enhance pharmacy operations and facilitate adoption of patient care services through implementation science. She has been involved with the Medicare Outreach Program to provide assistance to Medicare beneficiaries in Part D plan selection for several years. This C.A.R.E.S. program bridges her research program related to pharmacy-based patient care services and her interest in assisting Medicare population, especially those who are underserved.
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Robert Alongi, PharmD
Dr. Robert Alongi is a Graduate Research Assistant and Doctoral student of Health Outcomes Research and Policy. He has earned a PharmD degree from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2020.
Jan Neal, J.D.
Ms. Neal is an elder law attorney and proprietor of Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC. The South Central Alabama Development Commission (SCADC) contracts with Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC to provide SHIP services.
Ms. Glascock is a State Health Insurance Assistance Coordinator at Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC. She serves as the State Project Coordinator for the HSOP Medicare Outreach Program, in collaboration with Dr. Westrick.
Ms. Jalieba is is the State SHIP Director at Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS).
Misty Barnes, M.S.
Ms. Barnes is is the State ADRC/MIPPA Coordinator at Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS).