Daniels Named 2015 ASHP Fellow

Rowell Daniels, PharmD, is one of four North Carolina pharmacists selected as a 2015 Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Daniels Named 2015 ASHP Fellow click to enlarge Rowell Daniels, PharmD

Daniels is the director of pharmacy at UNC Hospitals and executive associate dean for pharmacy clinical practice at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ASHP Fellows are selected each year for their efforts to promote public awareness of pharmacists who have distinguished themselves in practice.

Under Daniels’s leadership, the UNC Hospitals Department of Pharmacy has won four consecutive ASHP Best Practices Awards since 2011. His focus is enhancing collaboration between the hospital and the School, including the development of enhanced patient-care services that use innovative learning models. He is also involved in enhancing pharmacy ambulatory and transitional patient-care services to reduce readmissions and ensure optimal patient-care outcomes.

In 1993, Daniels received his doctor of pharmacy from the University of Georgia. He went on to complete a two-year specialty residency and master’s degree program in health system pharmacy administration at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. After his residency training, Daniels worked as associate director of pharmacy at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Daniels’s areas of practice interest include health-care informatics and automation, medication policy, clinical practice models, performance improvement, health-care finance, and promoting the growth of residency programs.

He will be honored during the ASHP Summer Meetings and Exhibition in Denver on June 9.

Written by Aren Besson

Originally published by UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

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