Dr. Patricia R. Lind, MS, Pharm D, holds her Masters of Science in Social and Administrative Pharmacy and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota. At FirstLight Health System, Patty takes care of patients in both the hospital and clinic settings. She is the Co-Director of FirstLight Health System’s Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program. She has diverse interest in pharmacy; practicing, researching, and publishing in several areas most notably in health information technology. She is a former University of MN College of Pharmacy faculty member and today continues there as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Her awards include Minnesota Pharmacists Association Bowl of Hygeia Award in 2009, University of MN Teacher of the Year Award 2003 and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations of Teaching Award in 2002. She was raised in Kanabec County and has returned to the area to help improve the well-being of the people and communities we serve.