WASHINGTON, DC – Calvin H. Knowlton, BScPharm, MDiv, PhD, of Moorestown, NJ, is the recipient of the 2015 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Knowlton was selected in recognition of the professional achievements, innovations and advancements he has contributed to the pharmacy profession.
Knowlton is currently the founder and CEO of Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Inc., the parent company of CareKinesis, Inc., the tenth company founded in his illustrious career. A few of Knowlton’s professional accomplishments include: founding Hospice Pharmacia/excelleRx, a medication management and distribution company employing over 750 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other staff, focused on providing palliative care; tackling medication management for the Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model of care; and developing a medication risk mitigation model operationalized through EireneRx, a cloud-based system that allows pharmacists to work with health care providers in optimizing drug therapies. (more…)