2019 Distinguished Service Award Winner
Barbara L. Giacomelli is currently the Vice President of Advisory Services for McKesson RxO under McKesson Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Giacomelli has held various pharmacy and healthcare leadership positions in community pharmacy, academic medical centers, and health systems. Throughout her career, she has facilitated and led numerous projects related to health care services innovation, automation, technology, workflow optimization, centralization of medication distribution, supply chain management, ambulatory pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, clinical pharmacy services and advancing pharmacy technician services.
She received her BS in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut, where she was selected as 2014 Alumni of the Year, Pharm.D. from the University of Colorado, and MBA in Healthcare Administration from Widener University. Dr. Giacomelli also completed her ASHP PGY1 Residency at Inspira Healthcare in Vineland, NJ. She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and trained as an Agile Product Owner.
Dr. Giacomelli is a Fellow of ASHP and Past Chair of the ASHP Section of Informatics and Technology Executive Committee. She currently sits on the ASHP/ACPE Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission and the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Advisory Board.