She earned her MPH from the University of South Florida University of Public Health in Tampa and is usually a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist since 1992. Rebecca B. Sleeper, PharmD, FASCP, BCPS Dr. Sleeper is the Division Head of the Texas Tech University Wellness Sciences Center College of Pharmacy’s Geriatrics Division in the Division of Pharmacy Practice. She received her PharmD from the University of Rhode Island and Specialty Residency training in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy from TTUHSC College of Pharmacy In Amarillo.Sen. Charles Schumer offered a compromise that aims to place a public plan option on an even playing field with personal insurance by needing a public option to be self-sustaining; accountable to the same standards and guidelines as private insurers; and regulated by an entity other than the one that operates it . Schumer said, The bottom line is you need someone who is not a private insurance company to be in the combine, adding, I don’t think the public plan must have an unfair advantage, but it would be giving all of you in the insurance sector an unfair advantage never to have a open public plan . Finance Committee Republicans also questioned how states and the federal government could afford proposed Medicaid and Medicare expansions as part of health reform.