Melissa Murer Corrigan

Vice President, Social Impact, ACT Center for Equity in Learning

Melissa Murer Corrigan

Vice President, Social Impact, ACT Center for Equity in Learning

Biography

Melissa Murer Corrigan has brought her talents back to Iowa after many years in Washington, DC.  She serves as ACT’s Vice President, Social Impact in the Center for Equity in Learning focused on strategic direction and execution to close gaps in equity and achievement.  She joined ACT in January 2012. Murer Corrigan also is Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa (UI) and serves on the UI Executive Leadership Board.  She serves on the Board of Directors for Corridor Women Connect and the Campaign Cabinet for United Way of Johnson County.  She recently was recognized as a 2017 Women of Influence from Corridor Business Journal.  

As a national leader in pharmacy and founding Executive Director/CEO for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), she created an organization that provided credentials to 450,000 pharmacy technicians nationwide during her leadership tenure (1995-2011).  She is a graduate of Drake University College of Pharmacy and received the 2010 Weaver Medal of Honor.  

She is a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.