Pharmly is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Shannon John Johnson to its board of advisors. Dr. Johnson is the current Director of Pharmacy for Sharp Memorial Hospital and has held that position for over 8 years. He holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from University of the Pacific. With a career spanning over 15 years, Johnson brings expertise in pharmacy technology, pharmaceutical supply chain and medication expertise to Pharmly. Dr. Johnson also is the Pharmacist Director for the Intelligent Hospital Pharmacy whose aim is to educate the healthcare community on new and emerging technologies within healthcare.
“Dr. Johnson’s expertise and passion for building new technology in the healthcare field is just what Pharmly needed to continue building a disruptive system that combats drug shortages,” said Samantha Godfrey, CEO & Co-Founder of Pharmly. “Drug shortages are complex problems that require the experience, innovation, and collaboration for which Dr. Johnson is well-known,” Godfrey continued.
“I am incredibly excited to join the multi-talented team at Pharmly,” stated Dr. Johnson. I believe the team has the industry knowledge in both pharmaceuticals and technology to create a platform that ends the drug shortage problems faced by medical facilities across the country,” he continued.
Dr. Johnson is Pharmly’s first appointment to its advisory board. Dr. Johnson was first introduced to Godfrey through Steven Cox, CEO of TakeLessons. “The importance of having support from the community in building a startup is crucial to its success and sustainability,” said Godfrey. In the past year, Pharmly has received recognition at TechCrunch, MedCity News, Startup World, & Entrepreneur Magazine.
ABOUT PHARMLY, INC.
Pharmly, Inc. was founded in January 2013 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA. The online pharmaceutical market place is a first-of-its-kind platform designed to lower costs for healthcare facilities. Additional information can be accessed at http://www.pharmly.com.
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