Washington, DC. January 18, 2022 – The National Board of Medication Therapy Management is pleased to announce new appointments to its governance, including new members with effect from January 17, 2022.
“As the field of pharmacy changes at an increasingly rapid rate, board certification remains an essential measure of pharmacists’ current knowledge and proficiency necessary to provide the best care possible to patients,” said Dustin Thomas, Pharm.D., Executive Director of NBMTM. “In today’s society where we have seen trust in institutions erode, the role of NBMTM and its Governance members is critical. Board members are dedicated to preserving the highest standards of pharmacy practice and maintaining public trust in the pharmacy community and the public.”
Dustin added, “We’re thrilled to have Bhavana Mutha, a renowned and well-respected voice in the pharmacy community, become our new Chair of the Board of Directors. Her leadership and her passion for our mission are unparalleled and her enthusiasm for our work is contagious.”
The Board of Directors sets the future direction, strategy and goals for the organization, and develops and maintains important partnerships.
New board officers and members of the NBMTM are:
- Bhavana Mutha, RPh, BCMTMS, BCMAS, PDTM — Chair
- Philip Moss, Pharm.D., BCMTMS — Vice Chair
- Livia McCutcheon, Pharm.D., M.A. — Secretary
- Wasem Gawish, D.Ph., BCPS, BCMTMS — Treasurer
- Carol Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCMTMS
- Allana Alexander, Pharm.D., MSMTM, BCMTMS
- Vien Tran, Pharm.D.
- Tiffany Vicars, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCMTMS
- Edward Byer, B.S. — Public Representative
ABOUT THE NATIONAL BOARD OF MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT
The National Board of Medication Therapy Management (NBMTM) is a nonprofit organization that was founded to protect the public by assessing and certifying pharmacists who meet specific educational, training, professional requirements, and demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skill, and understanding of medication therapy management. NBMTM is not a membership organization and NBMTM’s Board of Directors is made up of member volunteers. NBMTM continues to be driven by pharmacists who want to advance the highest standards for better health outcomes.
To learn more about the board certification in medication therapy management (BCMTMS), visit NBMTM website, www.nbmtm.org