Paul W. Abramowitz

Paul W. Abramowitz, PharmD, ScD (Hon.), FASHP, is the Chief Executive Officer of ASHP, the collective voice of pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory clinics, and other healthcare settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use.

Since taking the reins in 2011, Dr. Abramowitz’s deep understanding of the profession’s most critical issues has shaped ASHP’s advancement toward efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety.

Dr. Abramowitz also serves on the Boards of the American Nurses Foundation, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and the GTMRx Institute. He is a member of the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and a Professor-Emeritus at the University of Iowa.