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Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson, PharmD, LDE

KYSOS Consultant, Independent Contractor

Melanie Landrum

Melanie Landrum

Senior Vice President, Data, Operations, and Innovation, KHA

Stacy Allen

Stacy Allen, PharmD

KYSOS Consultant, Independent Contractor

Marilyn Connors

Marilyn Connors, DO, MS

KYSOS Consultant, Independent Contractor

Shanna Jaggers

Shanna Jaggers, PharmD

KYSOS Consultant, Independent Contractor

Mary Beth Ecken

Mary Beth Ecken, PharmD

KYSOS Consultant, Independent Contractor

Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson, PharmD, LDE

KYSOS Pharmacy Consultant

Emily Henderson, PharmD, LDE is the pharmacy consultant for the Kentucky Hospital Association. Henderson has experience in both the community and hospital pharmacy. She has been a pharmacist for over 20 years and is certified in pharmacist-administered immunizations, MTM and naloxone training. Henderson graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

Henderson is the project manager for KYSOS and can also be contacted for pharmacy-related questions.

Melanie Landrum

Melanie Landrum

Senior Vice President, Data, Operations, and Innovation, KHA

Melanie Landrum is the senior vice president of data, operations, and innovation with the Kentucky Hospital Association. Landrum can be contacted for any data-related questions for KYSOS.

Stacy Allen

Stacy Allen, PharmD

KYSOS Consultant

Stacy Allen has nearly 20 years of experience as a pharmacist. She has a background focused on direct patient care in retail, long-term care, and hospital. Allen began her career in healthcare as a retail pharmacist for Walgreens. She then transitioned her focus into clinical pharmacy in long-term care and inpatient hospital care. Allen works as a pharmacy consultant of Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) with the KY Statewide Opioid Stewardship program (KYSOS). She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, AL. Allen is committed to ensuring safety and quality for her patients.

Marilyn Connors

Marilyn Connors, D.O.

KYSOS Consultant

Marilyn Connors is a Board-certified family physician with 30 years of clinical experience in primary care. She graduated from University of Pennsylvania and holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University. She was chief medical officer (CMO) of the Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) and director of clinical integration. She developed an Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) program and worked under the KORE grant to integrate substance use disorder (SUD) treatment with medication (MOUD/MAT) in multiple primary care clinics throughout the state of Kentucky. Dr. Connors was Medical Director at the Big Sandy maximum security prison in Inez, Kentucky. She owned a private solo practice in Abingdon, Va. Prior to that, she worked in rural upstate New York (Cooperstown) at Bassett Hospital System as a Medical Director and Director of Performance and Quality Improvement.

Connors works with outpatient primary care clinics for the KYSOS program.

Shanna Jaggers

Shanna Jaggers, PharmD

KYSOS Consultant

Shanna Jaggers, PharmD graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 2005. She has experience in both community and clinical pharmacy practice, and is certified in immunizations and naloxone training.


Jaggers works with outpatient primary care clinics for the KYSOS program.

Mary Beth Ecken

Mary Beth Ecken, PharmD

Pharmacy Consultant, KYSOS

Mary Beth Ecken, PharmD graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy in 2010. She has experience in community and long-term care pharmacy practice. She is devoted to patient care and working in collaboration with other health care professionals to ensure best practices are met.

Ecken works with the KYSOS ED Bridge Program.