Johnson, Eckel, Tyler, Elected to Board of Directors
Paul W. Bush, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS,
FASHP, has been elected as ASHP’s new President-elect. Thomas J.
Johnson, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM, was elected as Treasurer,
and Stephen F. Eckel, Pharm.D.,
M.H.A., BCPS, FASHP, and Linda S. Tyler, Pharm.D., FASHP, were
elected to serve on the ASHP Board of Directors.
Dr. Bush is Chief Pharmacy Officer at Duke University Hospital in
Durham, N.C. He has served on the ASHP Board of Directors, was chair of the
Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers, and served as a member of the Commission
on Credentialing, the Commission on Goals, and the Practice Model Summit
Advisory Committee. He is a Past President of the Southeastern Michigan Society
of Health-System Pharmacists and a recipient of the 2011 John W. Webb Lecture
Dr. Johnson is Assistant
Vice President of Hospital Pharmacy for Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D. He
has served on the ASHP Board of Directors; was a member of the Council on
Education and Workforce Development, the Committee on Nominations, and the Task
Force on Organizational Structure; and is a Past President of the South Dakota
Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Dr. Eckel is Associate Dean for Global Engagement, Clinical Associate
Professor, and Vice Chair of Graduate and Postgraduate Education at the
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill. He is
a Past Chair of the ASHP Council on Pharmacy Practice, a North Carolina
delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates, and Past President of the North
Carolina Association of Pharmacists.
Dr. Tyler is the Chief Pharmacy Officer for University of Utah Health
Care in Salt Lake City. She is a Past Chair of the ASHP Council on Pharmacy
Practice Management, a Past Director-at-Large of the Section of Clinical
Specialists and Scientists, and a Past President of the Utah Society of Health-System
Bush and Johnson will begin their
terms immediately. Eckel and Tyler will begin their
three-year terms in June 2017.
ASHP thanks the members of the Board of Canvassers for their work to certify
the election results. The members of the Board of Canvassers are Steve Levy
(Chair), Ted Friedman, Anthony Longo, Phillip Manning, and Frank Sosnowski.
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