Eric C. Kutscher
As an independent director, Eric C. Kutscher, Pharm. D., M.B.A., F.A.S.H.P., guides Item 9 Labs Corp. on strategic initiatives and ensures the Company is functioning in the best interest of shareholders. Kutscher has 25-plus years of experience leading high-performing teams and is a thought leader in the delivery of patient-centered healthcare, research, academia, and leadership. He started his career in academic psychiatry and pharmacology and progressed to full clinical professor positions at three universities. In 2013, Kutscher retired from his academic role to pursue healthcare executive opportunities and consulting. He has consulted with well-known companies such as SpotRx/MedAvail, MeMD, UAMC, UArizona/SinfroniaRx, TribalEM/Tribal Health, San Carlos Apache Healthcare, Pill Nurse, Walgreens, Connections Health Solutions, and various legal firms. Kutscher is currently the Senior Director for Clinical Operations and Pharmacy Services for Arizona Oncology Associates, the largest privately held Oncology practice in the state of Arizona, where he was hired to provide change leadership. Kutscher received his Pharmacy Doctorate (PharmD) from the University of Iowa and completed his Psychopharmacology residency at The University of Missouri – Kansas City and Western Missouri Mental Health Center where he was the chief resident. He received his MBA focused on Entrepreneurial Leadership from the University of Sioux Falls and completed an Advanced Executive Leadership Certificate Program at the University of Arizona. He was awarded fellowship status by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists for his career achievements. Additionally, Kutscher is certified in crisis management, FEMA emergency incidence response/ command, revenue cycle management and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.