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By | September 3, 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has named Ilisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA, as its new Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs, effective October 14. Bernstein will be responsible for leading implementation of the association’s strategies related to professional affairs, pharmacy practice, advocacy, and government affairs.

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Bernstein has over 30 years of experience advocating for pharmacy and patients at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where she has held several senior leadership positions. Currently she serves as deputy director of FDA’s Office of Compliance in the Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, leading policies, compliance, and enforcement in areas such as drug compounding, supply chain security, drug quality, drug shortages, and post-market drug safety. Bernstein has also been director of pharmacy affairs for FDA and senior advisor for regulatory policy in the Office of the Commissioner. She started at FDA as clinical pharmacology reviewer of investigational and new drug applications.

University of Michigan and her Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law.

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She is a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association and has served on APhA’s House of Delegates and several APhA member committees.

Thomas E. Menighan. “Her insights, experience and expertise will be an asset to the profession as we advance our essential place on the health care team. In addition, her broad perspectives on our nation’s medication use and safety system will help APhA lead positive change for our patients.”

www.pharmacist.com.” data-reactid=”27″>About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing 60,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA is dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care and is the first and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.

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