Sept. 26, 2022
(Des Moines, IA) OneroRx is pleased to announce the appointment of Board Member Renae Chesnut, EdD, MBA, RPh. Renae was appointed to the OneroRx Board of Directors at their September meeting.
Renae has served as Dean and Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences since 2016. Prior to serving as Dean, Chesnut held the roles of Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and before joining Drake in 1993, was a sales and marketing representative for Eli Lilly & Co.
As Dean, Chesnut has been instrumental in the development, implementation, and accreditation of the college’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program as well as master’s degrees in Athletic Training (MAT), Healthcare Informatics and Analytics (MSHIA), and Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP). In addition, she has worked with campus and community partners to develop several joint degree programs for pharmacy and health sciences students. She was elected to the Drake University Faculty Senate for three terms and was the Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA and Missouri Valley Conference between 2000-2016. She is active with the Des Moines Area Interprofessional Collaborative, serving as the Chair during 2015-16 and 2020-2021.
Chesnut has served on a several committees and leadership roles in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), most recently being elected to the AACP Board of Directors and serving as the Chair of the Council of Deans during 2021-2022. She also serves on the Board of Directors for SafeNetRx and the Central Iowa LifeServe Blood Center. She is a past president of the Iowa Pharmacy Association and the Central Iowa Pharmacists Association.
“We are delighted Dr. Chesnut has accepted our invitation to join the Board of OneroRx. Her leadership and vision in pharmacy will benefit our organization going forward,” said Joseph Dunham II, chairman and CEO of OneroRx.
OneroRx, headquartered in West Des Moines, operates 51 pharmacies and telepharmacies across Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Missouri, including 20 Medicap Pharmacy retail locations in central Iowa through its GRX Holdings, LLC business unit. OneroRx is a leading regional provider of pharmacy and telepharmacy services, pharmaceutical products, supplements, and medical supplies to patients in underserved communities.