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Evans Joins ASHP

Ellen Evans has joined the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) as Government Affairs Associate, representing the association to the U.S. Congress and advancing the legislative interests of the pharmacy profession. She has seven years of experience in government affairs for health care organizations. Before joining ASHP, Evans was manager of government relations for a health care association in Alexandria,Va. Evans holds a B.A. in political science and is currently working towards a masters of health services administration.

ASHP is the 30,000-member national professional association that represents pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems. ASHP believes that the mission of pharmacists is to help people make the best use of medications. Assisting pharmacists in fulfilling this mission is ASHP's primary objective. The Society has extensive publishing and educational programs designed to help members improve their delivery of pharmaceutical care, and it is the national accrediting organization for pharmacy residency and pharmacy technician training programs.