Dr. Ronda Chakolis graduated in 2009 from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Twin Cities campus. In 2020, she received her master’s degree in public health from American Public University. Dr. Chakolis has more than 12 years of Pharmacy Benefit Management experience and over 5 years of experience as a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) pharmacist. She also serves as a part-time staff pharmacist at CVS Health. Dr. Chakolis is involved in several community services projects that address health disparities, including infant mortality and opioid abuse. In addition to her advocacy work, she also serves as a pharmacist member on the Minnesota Department of Human Services Drug Formulary Committee.
Appointed by Governor Tim Walz in 2022.