Vice President, Social Impact
ACT Center for Equity in Learning
Melissa Murer Corrigan brought her talents back to Iowa after many years in Washington, DC. She joined ACT in January, 2012 and serves as ACT’s Vice President for Social Impact in the Center for Equity in Learning, focusing on strategic direction and execution to close gaps in equity and achievement.
Murer Corrigan is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa (UI) and serves on the UI Executive Leadership Board. She is a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. As a national leader in pharmacy and founding Executive Director/CEO for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), Melissa created an organization that provided credentials to 450,000 pharmacy technicians nationwide during her leadership tenure (1995-2011).
Melissa also serves on the Board of Directors for Corridor Women Connect and the Campaign Cabinet for United Way of Johnson County. Melissa was recognized as a 2017 Women of Influence from Corridor Business Journal.
Melissa is a graduate of Drake University College of Pharmacy and received the 2010 Weaver Medal of Honor. Follow Melissa on Twitter at @MurerCorrigan.