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The TRHC Board

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is led by a board of directors committed to developing strategies and policies that advance our goals and objectives. They come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including business, healthcare, finance, academia, and public service.

The voices on the TRHC Board of Directors have helped to solidify our reputation as a disruptor in healthcare.

Calvin H. Knowlton, BSc Pharm, MDiv, PhD, ScD (Hon) Founder, CEO, and Chairman

Calvin H. Knowlton, BSc Pharm, MDiv, PhD, ScD (Hon)
Founder, CEO, and Chairman
Tabula Rasa HealthCare

Dr. Calvin H. Knowlton received his pharmacy degree from Temple University and went on to serve as a professor for the University of the Sciences and as a board member of various businesses. He co-founded Tabula Rasa HealthCare in 2009 and has received numerous awards for his leadership in pharmacy, business, and philanthropy, including pharmacy’s highest honor, the Remington Honor Medal.

Dr. Orsula V. Knowlton is founder, president, and chief marketing/new business development officer of TRHC.

Orsula V. Knowlton, PharmD, MBA
Founder, President, and
Chief Marketing/New Business Development Officer
Tabula Rasa HealthCare

Dr. Orsula V. Knowlton brings decades of entrepreneurial, business, and innovation experience as co-founder of TRHC. Dr. Knowlton has received several leadership awards and is very active in the local community. She is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Healthcare Foundation and board member of several businesses.

Samira Beckwith has led Hope Healthcare for more than 25 years.

Samira K. Beckwith
President and CEO
Hope Healthcare

Samira Beckwith has led Hope Healthcare for more than 25 years. She was appointed to White House Conference on Aging and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida Center for Nursing under Governor Rick Scott. Samira is also the founding president of the Florida PACE Association and the National Hospice Work Group.

Dr. Berger is an assistant professor at Northwestern University and has served on multiple healthcare business and consumer product boards.

Jan Berger, MD, MJ
Founder, President, and CEO
Health Intelligence Partners

Dr. Berger is an assistant professor at Northwestern University and has served on multiple healthcare business and consumer product boards. Her global healthcare consultancy, Health Intelligence Partners, advises clients on areas of growth.

Dr. Helling is a clinical professor at the University of Colorado and has served on the Board of Trustees for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Dennis K. Helling, PharmD, ScD
Executive Director Emeritus, Pharmacy
Kaiser Permanente, Colorado

Dr. Helling is a clinical professor at the University of Colorado and has served on the Board of Trustees for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). He is also executive director of Pharmacy Operations and Therapeutics at Kaiser Permanente Colorado and received the Remington Honor Medal in 2013.

Kathy O’Brien oversees a portfolio of brands that include Dove, Caress, Suave, and Vaseline for UNILEVER.

Kathy O’Brien
Vice President/General Manager, Skin & Marketing Services
UNILEVER

Kathy O’Brien oversees a portfolio of brands that include Dove, Caress, Suave, and Vaseline for UNILEVER. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Network of Executive Women (NEW) and Cosmetic Executive Women, and she is a member of the Board of Trustees for Lehigh Valley Health Network.

After 36 years as an audit partner at Deloitte and Touche, Michael Purcell is now a consultant for several venture funds and has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of multiple for-profit entities.

Michael Purcell
Audit Partner (retired)
Deloitte and Touche, LLP

After 36 years as an audit partner at Deloitte and Touche, Michael Purcell is now a consultant for several venture funds and has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of multiple for-profit entities. His expertise includes providing advisory services to public and private enterprise clients and working with emerging companies through public offerings and exit transactions.

RADM Schweitzer has received numerous honors for her contributions to pharmacy, including the APhA Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award in 2014, the IHS Senior Pharmacist of the Year award in 2013, and the USPHS Mary Louise Anderson Leadership Award in 2012.

Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD (retired)
Chief Pharmacy Officer
United States Public Health Services

RADM Schweitzer has received numerous honors for her contributions to pharmacy, including the APhA Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award in 2014, the IHS Senior Pharmacist of the Year award in 2013, and the USPHS Mary Louise Anderson Leadership Award in 2012.

A. Gordon Tunstall’s firm is nationally recognized for specializing in providing entrepreneurs with business strategy development and access to the institutional financial marketplace.

A. Gordon Tunstall
President and Founder
Tunstall Consulting

A. Gordon Tunstall’s firm is nationally recognized for specializing in providing entrepreneurs with business strategy development and access to the institutional financial marketplace. TRHC was Gordon’s 38th IPO. He has been featured in national publications, such as Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, and honored by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year.

Our leaders

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