National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Welcomes New Board Members at its upcoming Annual Meeting & Expo and 10th Anniversary Celebration

Sep 01 · NASP News

Washington, DC (September 1, 2022) – The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) welcomes five new board members as it heads into its 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo and 10th Anniversary Celebration in Orlando, Florida later this month.  

This week Sheila M. Arquette, RPh, NASP President & CEO announced the following specialty pharmacy and health care veterans who have been elected to the NASP Board of Directors:

The following seated Directors have been re-elected for an additional three-year term extension: Natalie Bedford (CenterWell Specialty Pharmacy), Nick Calla, RPh, Esq. (Orsini Specialty Pharmacy), Thomas Cohn, MS (Asembia), Erik Halstrom, MBA (TurningPoint), Gregory Isaak, MBA (D2 Consulting), Joseph Morse (Specialty Pharmacy Executive), Michael Nameth, RPh, MBA, (Blink Health), Rebecca Shanahan, JD (Shanahan Capital Ventures).

Ms. Arquette noted that the composition of the NASP board is a great reminder of the rich diversity that defines the organization. “We like to say, it takes a village to support a specialty pharmacy patient.  Whether a drug manufacturer, data management vendor, a specialty pharmacy, GPO, managed care organization, law firm, or a final-mile delivery logistics provider – each member provides essential services. Our new board members are sure to make lasting contributions from each of their industry perspectives.”

NASP Chairman of the Board, Kyle Skiermont, PharmD, also thanked three board members who are concluding their terms for their long-standing service to NASP. “Our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation go to Suzette DiMascio, Mike Einodshofer and Harry Hayter for all their support, guidance, and leadership during their tenure as NASP board members. Their unwavering commitment and dedication shaped the future of not only NASP but the specialty pharmacy industry as well,” said Mr. Skiermont.

The five new members will be introduced and welcomed during the NASP 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo, September 19 – 22 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, where NASP will celebrate its 10th Anniversary amid rapid growth and expansion. Consistent with the overall growth of the specialty pharmacy industry, NASP is now 170 corporate members and more than 3,000 individual members strong. The new board members will be recognized during the meeting to a record audience of more than 1,250 attendees. 

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