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Leadership Team

PIM is comprised of a staff of dedicated professionals that represent a unique blend of educational, clinical, and statistical acumen. More than half of these individuals are Certified CPD Professionals, and several PIM staff members hold clinical degrees, including PharmDs, and masters prepared registered nurses. The PIM team is rounded out by a biostatistician that holds a master's degree in public health statistics.

Amanda Glazar, PhD, CHCP
Sr. Director, Education Outcomes and Accreditation

Amanda has over ten years of experience in continuing healthcare education and clinical research. In her current role at PIM, she leads the company’s educational outcomes division, as well as organizational accreditation management. Her responsibilities include working with education partners to develop and execute meaningful outcomes studies that measure the advancement of changes in knowledge, competence, and performance of healthcare providers. Additionally, Amanda serves as the compliance officer, answering all questions related to the company’s accreditation requirements.

With expertise in adult learning principles, outcomes analysis, and CME/CE-related research, Amanda brings a unique perspective to PIM and our partners. She has delivered numerous presentations on adult learning principles, compliance, faculty management, and CME/CE related research. Her publications include a White Paper on CME scrutiny and industry articles on faculty management and the value CME.

Amanda earned her Certified CPD Professional credential in March 2011, and her research career includes experience at both Johns Hopkins University and the University of Colorado. She received her MS and PhD degrees from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Allison Hughes, BS, CHCP
Director of Operations

Allison has been involved in the implementation and certification of continuing healthcare education since 2000. Her experience includes meeting planning and logistics, project management and operations. In her role as Director of Operations for PIM, she oversees the PIM Program Management and Record Keeping teams to ensure successful strategic collaborations.

Allison received her BS in marketing from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, and has been a CHCP since 2012.

Trace Hutchison, PharmD
Director of Medical Education

Trace has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, including a broad background in clinical practice, healthcare management, medical editing and publishing. In his current role as Director of Medical Education for the PIM office located in Englewood, CO, he manages all stages of the clinical aspects of a learning activity's development to ensure the highest level of CME/CE integrity. His responsibilities include working with PIM partners to create compelling grant proposals and performing clinical content reviews aimed at maximizing the impact of the educational programming.

Prior affiliations have included Micromedex, Inc. (Thomson Corp.); Clinton Valley Center, Adult and Pediatric Psychiatric Services; University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and the University of Michigan Hospitals Clinical Pharmacy Program. During his tenure with Micromedex, Trace served as the Director of Editorial Services and worked as both a medical writer and editor. While at the University of Michigan, he held a joint faculty position with the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and the University of Michigan Hospitals Clinical Pharmacy Program.

Trace received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Michigan, completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals Clinical Pharmacy Program and holds BS degrees in psychology and pharmacy from Michigan State University and Ferris State University, respectively.

Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP
Director of Medical Education
Managing Director, East

Samantha holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Rhode Island. As Director of Medical Education for the PIM office located in South Kingstown, RI, she manages all stages of the clinical aspects of a learning activity's development to ensure the highest level of CME/CE integrity. Her responsibilities include working with PIM partners to create compelling grant proposals and performing clinical content reviews aimed at maximizing the impact of the educational programming.

Dr. Mattiucci has more than 10 years of experience in continuing healthcare education, following a 6-year career working in managed care for a national Pharmacy Benefits Management company. Her primary duties included clinical and specialty program development, drug utilization review, formulary management and quality assurance.

She is currently licensed as a registered pharmacist in the states of Maine and Rhode Island. She is a certified CME Professional as well as a member of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, and currently serves as a volunteer for the ACCME and previously volunteered for the ACPE.

Jason O'Grady
Director, Partnership Development

Jason joined the PIM team in 2019 and brings with him over fifteen years of experience partnering with professional societies, academic and medical institutions, and continuing medical education companies. Over the course of his career, Jason has developed a rich understanding of the continuing healthcare education industry, covering a wide range of therapeutic areas and across multiple education formats.

Jason is a respected and trusted collaborator in the continuing healthcare education community, who is known for building alliances across all levels and establishing lasting relationships with education partners. His collaborative style and industry experience allows him to uncover a partner's needs in order to create customized, meaningful educational solutions.

In his role as the Director of Partnership Development, Jason is responsible for establishing new education partner relationships to fulfill the PIM mission of working in collaboration to deliver impactful educational experiences that are designed to improve healthcare practices.