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    ASHP announces candidates for president, board


    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has announced the slate of candidates running for president, board of directors, and to chair its House of Delegates.

    Beginning in July, active ASHP members will be able to vote for candidates either by mail or online. Eventually, ASHP will post a podcast of its “Meet the Candidates” session scheduled for this summer.

    The candidates for president-elect are Lisa M. Gersema, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, director of Pharmacy, United Hospital, St. Paul, MN; and

    James A. Trovato, PharmD, MBA, BCOP, FASHP, associate professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD.

    The candidates vying for positions on the ASHP’s Board of Directors are

    Debra L. Cowan, PharmD, FASHP, director of pharmacy, Angel Medical Center, Franklin, NC; Seena L. Haines, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP, BC-ADM, CDE, FAPhA, professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Gregory School of Pharmacy, West Palm Beach, FL.

    Also running for the board are Todd A. Karpinski, PharmD, MS, FASHP, chief pharmacy officer, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls, WI; and Jennifer M. Schultz, PharmD, FASHP, clinical pharmacy supervisor and residency program director, Bozeman Deaconess Health Services, Bozeman, MT.

    Mark Lowery, Editor
    Mark Lowery an Editor for Drug Topics magazine.


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