MOORESTOWN, N.J., June 7, 2019-Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (“TRHC”) (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, commends the recent election of Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, CDE as the 2020-2021 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) President-elect. Dr. Leal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TRHC subsidiary SinfoníaRx, will assume the office of APhA President in 2021, leading the United States’ first-established and largest association of pharmacists. Founded in 1852, the APhA represents 60,000 practicing pharmacists, scientists, and interprofessional stakeholders charged with advancing the field of clinical pharmacy.
Dr. Leal will succeed current President, Michael D. Hogue, following the conclusion of the 2021 APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition. During her Presidency, Dr. Leal will continue to serve as CEO of SinfoníaRx, a leading provider of Medication Therapy Management, executing the company’s mission of providing the highest quality innovative healthcare solutions for health plans, patients, and caregivers.
“Tabula Rasa HealthCare is pleased and proud that Dr. Leal has been selected by the members of the APhA to lead this august organization,” commented TRHC Chairman and CEO Calvin H. Knowlton, PhD. “Her professional prowess as a pharmacy clinician has been recognized with several industry awards, and her leadership abilities are tangible both as an executive of TRHC and in her many industry roles. She is an innovator, a positive disruptor and collaborator. She gets things done, moving the industry forward in her wake. ”
Dr. Leal noted, “Throughout my career as a clinical solutions provider, I have made it my personal mission to strive for innovation through enhanced access to comprehensive care, better quality, and improved outcomes. I am honored to assume the responsibilities of APhA President-elect, and view the appointment as an extension of my role at SinfoníaRx and TRHC, which is to support the orchestration of health for millions across the nation.”
Previously serving as a member of the APhA Board of Trustees, Dr. Leal’s election to the office of APhA President will follow a decorated career in clinical innovation. Her programs are a two-time recipient of the APhA Foundation Pinnacle Award, ASHP Best Practice Award in Health-System Pharmacy, and the National Association of Community Health Centers Innovative Research in Primary Care Award. In 2015, Dr. Leal was also recognized as APhA’s Good Government Pharmacist-of-the-Year for her advocacy work on pharmacist provider status.
For more information on the American Pharmacists Association, please visit the official APhA website at pharmacist.com. For more information on Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s leading medication risk mitigation services, please visit TRHC.com.
About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing 60,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA is dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care and is the first and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.pharmacist.com.
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