Empowering Women in Health Care Supply Chain: More Than Just Supplies Discussion Series


AHRMM’s Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) will be hosting quarterly discussions where a panel of supply chain leaders will lead a conversation on topics of interest within the health care supply chain. All are invited to join the conversation.

For the inaugural discussion held on April 9, 2021, the discussion was held with women health care supply chain leaders. The panelists discussed leading in the field, forging a sustainable career path and establishing goals and expectations in the workplace, and finding a work-life balance.


Rachel Anderson, Corporate Director, Supply Chain at Baptist Health


  • Shermaine Pollard, MBA, MHA, Director of Network and GPO Relations, Supply Chain at MedStar Health
  • Laura Kowalczyk, JD, MPH, Vice President Supply Chain & Support Services at University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Audrey Branyon, MBA, CSSBB, Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager at MedStar Health


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