Orsula V. Knowlton, PharmD, MBA


Orsula KnowltonDr. Orsula Voltis Knowlton is President of CareKinesis, Inc. (CK), and Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc., the parent organization. As President of CareKinesis, Dr. Knowlton is responsible for Business Development, Marketing, Strategy, Quality, and other aspects of the organization.

Prior to this, Knowlton was Vice President and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for excelleRx, Inc. from start-up to servicing more than 85,000 hospice patients among 850 hospice clients in 49 states, generating more than $220 million in annual revenue. Dr. Knowlton is a graduate of the University of the Sciences School of Pharmacy (BScPharm, PharmD), and Temple University’s executive MBA program. She was named Woman of Distinction” 2006 by the Philadelphia Business Journal, “NJ’s Best 50 Women in Business 2008” by NJBIZ, and winner of NJ Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2013, and SNJ Business People Exceptional Entrepreneurs Award 2014. Both she and Dr. Calvin Knowlton were named “Citizens of the Year” by the Garden State Council Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, 2016, and “Community Partners of the Year” by the Non-profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey.

Dr. Orsula Knowlton co-authored the first published consensus guidelines on the standards for anticoagulation management centers in conjunction with the Anticoagulation Forum. She has authored and co-authored book chapters and articles focused on marketing pharmaceutical care and medication therapy management services.

Dr. Knowlton supports her local community. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees, is Secretary of the Executive Committee, and Chairs the Governance Committee for Samaritan Hospice, Marlton, NJ; is a Trustee for the West Jersey Chamber Music Society, Moorestown, NJ. She is a former Chair of the Medical Committee for the nationally known American Heart Association’s “Red Dress Luncheon” in Philadelphia, has served on the Dean’s Advisory Board, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia; Jefferson School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA; and George Washington Institute on Spirituality and Health, Washington, DC. Dr. Knowlton is a former Board Member for Family Services, Westhampton, NJ; and Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ. Dr. Knowlton is a guest instructor at Thomas Jefferson University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia.