September 25, 2002
MEDIA CONTACT: John M. Lazarou
Ashby Elected President of Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Daniel M. Ashby, M.S., FASHP, director of pharmacy at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, was elected president of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) board earlier this month. The term of his presidency is for one year and will commence June 2003.
Ashby's 30 years of practice have focused on improving the scope and quality of pharmacy services; implementing pharmaceutical care, clinical services and residency training; and mentoring staff and students.
Ashby received his bachelor of science and master of science in pharmacy degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He has served one term on the ASHP board of directors and as a delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates. Ashby's ASHP service also includes work on the Commission on Credentialing, Task Force on Technical Personnel, USP Advisory Committee, and the Ad Hoc Student Advisory Group. He was director of pharmacy for Methodist Hospital in Tennessee and Harper Hospital in Michigan.