Our help is unbiased, meaning we never direct you to any specific Medicare plan or pharmacy – the choice is all yours.

Send program inquiries to Dr. Salisa Westrick at:

Auburn University Department of Health Outcomes Research & Policy

362 Thach Concourse, Auburn University, AL 36849

Email: westrsc@auburn.edu | Tel: 334-844-8314 | Fax: 334-844-8307

AU-SHIP Medicare Outreach Program

October 2019

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Meet Our Team

Our team is composed of highly qualified and experienced personnel from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy (HSOP), Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS), and State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). We strive to improve Medicare beneficiaries’ access to professional Medicare plan selection assistance so they can make informed decisions about their own care and improve their quality of life.

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For general questions about the Medicare Outreach Program, please contact Dr. Westrick at westrsc@auburn.edu or 334-844-8314

Pharmacy Team

Salisa Westrick, PhD

Dr. Westrick is a Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy.  She has been a faculty member at Auburn University since 2004 & has lead the Medicare Outreach Program since 2013.

Lindsey Hohmann, PharmD, PhD

Dr. Hohmann is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice. She earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Diego and a Doctor of Philosophy at Auburn University, Harrison School of Pharmacy.

Yi Zhao, MPH

Ms. Zhao is a Graduate Research Assistant and Doctoral student of Health Outcomes Research and Policy. She has earned a Master of Public Health from University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Alabama Department of Senior Service Collaborators

Jan Neal, JD

Ms. Neal is an elder law attorney and proprietor of Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC. The South Central Alabama Development Commission (SCADC) contracts with Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC to provide SHIP services. 

Dawn Glascock

Ms. Glascock is a State Health Insurance Assistance Program Coordinator at Jan Neal Law Firm, LLC. She serves as the State Project Coordinator for the HSOP Medicare Outreach Program, in collaboration with Dr. Westrick. 

Sharon Jalieba

Ms. Jalieba is the State SHIP Director at Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS). 

Misty Barnes, MS

Ms. Barnes is the State ADRC/MIPPA Coordinator at Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS). 

Local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Offices

Each county in Alabama is served by a regional Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) or SHIP office.  Outside of AU-SHIP Medicare Outreach Program events, certified SHIP counselors are available to answer your questions about choosing a Medicare health insurance plan or locating subsidy programs to help pay for your prescription medications.  More information about office hours and locations may be found at www.alabamaageline.gov or by calling 1-800-AGE-LINE (1-800-243-5463)