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Traceability 2019


Traceability | October 21–23 | Washington, D.C.


Ronald Bone  
Ronald N. Bone, HDA Consultant, Ronald N. Bone Consulting LLC

Ron Bone is a consultant in the area of Pharmaceutical Traceability and is currently focusing on the implementation of the U.S. 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act. Ron retired from McKesson Corporation where he held the position of Senior Vice President, Distribution Support. His responsibilities included Regulatory Affairs and leading McKesson's product security initiatives through the use of electronic track and trace.

Ron spent 41 years with McKesson Corporation in various operations, sales and financial management positions. He was a member of the of the GS1 Process Oversight Committee, a member of the Leadership Teams of GS1 Global Healthcare and GS1 US Healthcare, and was a member of the Industry Relations Council for the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA). In 2008, Bone testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy and Commerce Committee as an industry expert on anti-counterfeiting. In 2007, he was the recipient of HDMA’s Nexus Award, which is the industry’s highest honor recognizing leadership, exemplary service and professional excellence.

Ron received his BS and MBA degrees from San Jose State University.

Chris Chandler  
Chris Chandler, Supply Chain Strategy, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

y assurance, regulatory standards, and informatics experience in the pharmacy supply chain. Structured and led U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) formation of the National Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group, Quality Assurance Team for the Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy, and supported Pharmacy Supply Chain and Regulatory Standards Adoption with the Office of Informatics & Analytics Bar Code Resource Office, GS1 US and Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) for traceability and compliance for Unique Device Identification (UDI), Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Supply Chain Standards.

Melva Chavoya  
Melva Chavoya, Clinical Database Manager , Walgreens

Jeffery Denton  
Jeffery W. Denton, V.P., Global Secure Supply Chain, AmerisourceBergen Corporation

Jeff Denton is currently Senior Director, IT Global Secure Supply Chain at AmerisourceBergen. With over 30 years of experience in the wholesale distribution business, Jeff has held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, procurement, contracts and chargebacks as well as Information Technology.

Over the last 13 years, Jeff has been very involved in a variety of aspects around the supply chain security initiative. In addition, he has participated in numerous standards-activities within HDA and GS1-US/Global.

His current responsibilities include Enterprise IT solutions for AmerisourceBergen’s Global Secure Supply Chain program. Jeff serves at the IT lead and is the key liaison across all of the various business units – aligning implementation with standardization.

John Quentin Dittman  
John Quentin Dittman, Director, Sustain and Track & Trace, Cardinal Health, Inc.

John Quentin Dittman is Director of Operations Technology at Cardinal Health, a position he has held since January of 2016. In this role, he is responsible for transforming the Pharmaceutical segment by leveraging technology and lean processes to deliver agility and flexibility in an ever changing environment. Quentin is also responsible for optimizing the Pharmaceutical Distribution supply chain in response to the Federal Drug Supply Chain Security Act of 2013 (DSCSA).

Prior to this role, Quentin was Manager of Operational Excellence, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt supporting numerous teams such as Cardinal Health Repackaging Solutions, National Accounts and Sales Operations teams.

Quentin also served as a Senior Consultant in Operations Technology for both the Pharmaceutical and Medical business units.

Quentin began his career at Accel Inc., a contract packager where he held roles in inventory, information technology and operations.

Quentin holds a Bachelor’s of Art in History and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Ohio State University .

Anita Ducca  
Anita T. Ducca, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Healthcare Distribution Alliance

Anita T. Ducca is HDA’s Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. She serves as the chief liaison and advocate on behalf of HDA with federal regulatory agencies, including FDA and DEA. She has been with the organization since 2002.

Prior to joining HDA, Ms. Ducca was the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the American Red Cross Biomedical Services (ARC), where she was responsible for internal and external regulatory, compliance and health and safety. Anita also served in a regulatory advocacy capacity for the American Petroleum Institute. Earlier, she has also served on the staff of several federal regulatory agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Office of Management and Budget and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Ducca has a BA in Mathematics from Boston College and a MS in Biostatistics from Georgetown University.

Justine Freisleben  
Justine M. B. Freisleben,

Justine Freisleben is Vice President of Industry Relations at the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). In this role she is responsible for the development and coordination of strategies, initiatives and projects to help healthcare distributors understand and use standards, emerging technologies and best practices to increase their efficiency and productivity in the movement of information and products throughout the healthcare supply chain. Additionally, she guides development of voluntary industry guidelines for implementing and maintaining technical standards related to product identification and electronic commerce ,and represents HDA on key work groups, particularly related to the development of standards and processes to support implementation of traceability.

Prior to this role she worked for a chemical trade association focusing on international trade advocacy and international regulatory compliance.

Justine holds a BA in government from Franklin and Marshall College and a MA/MBA from American University.