Susan Ksiazek, RPh, was elected to serve a three-year member term, representing District 2, on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) during the Association’s 109th Annual Meeting, May 18-21, 2013, in St Louis, MO.
Ms Ksiazek is a member of the New York State Board of Pharmacy and has served two terms as chair of the Board. She is the director of medical staff quality and education at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. Prior to this position, Ms Ksiazek was a senior pharmacist in several different speciality departments at Erie County Medical Center and then served as the acting director of the department of pharmaceutical services. In addition, Ms Ksiazek serves as a clinical adjunct professor at the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and a clinical instructor at the SUNY, Buffalo, Department of Medicine.
An active member of NABP and the New York State Board, Ms Ksiazek has served on many of the Association’s committees and task forces including, most recently, serving as the chair of the hospital sub-group of the Task Force on Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act. She has also served as chair of the Task Force on Pharmacy Technician Education and Training Programs and as a member of the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation, the Task Force on Telepharmacy and the Implementation of the Medicare Drug Benefit Medication Therapy Management Provisions, and the Task Force to Examine NABP’s Data Resources. In addition, Ms Ksiazek has served as the NABP District 2 secretary for the past six years. In 2011, Ms Ksiazek received the NABP Lester E. Hosto Distinguished Service Award. As a member of the New York State Board of Pharmacy, Ms Ksiazek has served on the Automation Committee and the Long-Term Care Committee, and she currently serves on the Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Committee. She has also served on the Board’s Quality Assurance Committee, Part III Licensure Exam Committee, Discipline Committee, and Executive Committee.
Ms Ksiazek is also active in several pharmacy associations and as a pharmacy educator. She has been an active member of the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists, the Western New York Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She currently serves on the Dean’s Stakeholders Committee of the SUNY, Buffalo, School of Pharmacy.
Ms Ksiazek earned her bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the SUNY, Buffalo, School of Pharmacy.
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