Todd Nesbit, Pharm.D., M.B.A.

Vice President, Pharmacy Services

Todd Nesbit

Todd Nesbit was named chief pharmacy officer of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and vice president of pharmacy for the Johns Hopkins Health System in August 2021. As the executive leader for the pharmacy enterprise, he is responsible for directing the hospital’s and health system’s pharmacy practice. In this role, he manages the strategic planning and implementation of pharmacy services across the continuum. He also oversees the establishment of each facility’s specific policies and procedures, and their standardization across the system where appropriate.

Since joining Johns Hopkins in 2001, Nesbit has held progressive leadership roles in pharmacy. Most recently, he served as director of pharmacy patient care services for the health system. He assumed the role of Johns Hopkins Hospital’s interim chief pharmacy officer in July 2020.

During his time at Johns Hopkins, Nesbit has made significant contributions to the scope and quality of pharmacy services and patient care, medication safety, operational efficiency and cost control. He has been responsible for developing, implementing and managing direct patient care and clinical pharmacy programs and services for the health system’s academic division. In addition, he has provided oversight of services and personnel that support the cross-divisional functions of pharmacies, including critical care, oncology, pediatrics, adult inpatient, and ambulatory care and transitions divisions.

As part of his commitment to education, Nesbit also helped to grow and expand the pharmacy residency programs at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He has served as a preceptor and mentor to numerous pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. His contributions to pharmacy were recognized in 2017 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), as a fellow of the 50,000-member society. He also received recognition as a Certified Pharmacy Executive Leader by ASHP, in 2022.

Before joining Johns Hopkins, Nesbit held clinical and operational leadership roles at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, MetroHealth Medical Center and Grant Medical Center. After earning a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University, he went on to earn a doctorate in pharmacy from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration in medical services management from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.