MOORESTOWN, N.J., May 25, 2018 — Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (TRHC) (NASDAQ:TRHC) President Orsula V. Knowlton, PharmD, MBA, was inducted into the College of Physicians of Philadelphia at College Night Gala held May 4, 2018.
Known as the “birthplace of American Medicine,” the College of Physicians, founded in 1787, is one of the oldest professional medical organizations in the country. Its mission as a non-profit is “to promote the heritage and future of health and medicine.”
To become a Fellow, the inductee must be regarded as “a learned and dedicated physician, scientist, scholar, practitioner, or provider motivated by the interests of their patients, students and the public.”
Dr. Knowlton is the Co-founder, President, and Chief Marketing/New Business Development Officer for Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC), a healthcare technology company optimizing medication safety by deploying new, medication risk mitigation software solutions and proprietary medication decision support tools.
Prior to TRHC, Dr. Knowlton was a key member of the start-up management team of excelleRx, a hospice medication management and pharmacy distribution company. During her tenure as Vice President, Chief Marketing, Strategy and Business Development Officer, from 1995 – 2007, the Company grew to service more than 85,000 hospice patients in 49 states. The Company was purchased by a Fortune 500 company in 2005.
Dr. Knowlton has published widely, including papers, book chapters and articles. She co-authored the first published consensus guidelines on the standards for anticoagulation management centers, in conjunction with the Anticoagulation Forum. Recently, she co-authored an article based on a study of 296 individuals, aged 55 and older, enrolled in community-based PACE centers nationwide, who underwent PGx testing as part of their medical care. The article was published online March 5, 2018 in Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and in the Journal’s May/June print issue.
Active in the Philadelphia and South Jersey communities, Dr. Knowlton was named a “Women of Distinction” 2006 by the Philadelphia Business Journal, “NJ’s Best 50 Women in Business 2008,” winner of NJ Garden State “Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2013” SNJ Business People, “Exceptional Entrepreneur Award” 2014, “Citizen 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, 2016 .
Dr. Knowlton received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Sciences College of Pharmacy and her Masters of Business Administration from Temple University’s Fox School of Business Executive Program.