ASHP President

Lisa M. Gersema, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP

Bethesda, Maryland

Lisa M. Gersema, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, is the Director of Pharmacy and Residency Program at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Previously, she was a decentral pharmacist, Clinical Specialist, and Assistant Director of Clinical Pharmacy at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City and a Clinical Manager at United Hospital. She completed her BS, PharmD, and Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Iowa and her MHA from Simmons College.

Gersema has focused her career to advance a decentralized and integrated pharmacy practice model emphasizing accountability, collaboration, and team-based care.

Her ASHP service includes Board of Directors, Chair of the Council on Pharmacy Practice, Commission on Therapeutics member, state delegate, and PPMI Planning Committee member. She served as President and Treasurer of the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP). Gersema was honored with MSHP's Hugh Kabat Award (leadership/innovation) and the Hallie Bruce Lecture Award (MSHP's highest honor).

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