Leonard Brian Cross
Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Award
Institution: Tennessee State University College
Dr Cross is currently an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for the Department of Pharmacy Practice at East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy. He is also the Director for Interprofessional Education at the ETSU Academic Health Sciences Center, which includes fifteen professional programs. He has practiced in many areas including the Indian Health Service, the VA Health System, Endocrinology and Cardiology, Academic Practices, and Multispecialty Private Practice Medical Groups. He has been involved in the creation of new clinical practices in all of these arenas including establishing prescribing authority, developing collaborative practice, and setting up mechanisms for reimbursement. His involvement in varied practices gives him a broad understanding of establishing pharmacy services in many settings. He has been awarded multiple teaching awards from colleges of pharmacy and medicine, and recently inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has extensive clinical experience and scholarly activity in collaborative practice.