About the ASHP Inclusion Center

ASHP is a community of patient care providers from all over the United States and the world. United by a single goal — ensuring that medication use is optimal, safe, and effective for all people all of the time — we bring a myriad of experiences, influences, and perspectives to our work. The ASHP Inclusion Center showcases our longstanding commitment to nurturing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the pharmacy community and is a home for our vast collection of resources to help pharmacy providers from all backgrounds address health disparities.

2021 ASHP-Association of Black Health-System Pharmacists Joint Leadership Award

Manouchkathe Cassagnol, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCP, FACC, FAHA
Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Health Professions, St. John’s University, Queens, NY

The ASHP-ABHP Joint Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in efforts to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. Dr. Cassagnol is a highly respected educator and practitioner with a passion for integrating critical social justice into learning and practice to foster a more culturally competent workforce and ensure the provision of culturally responsive patient care. Through inclusive teaching and institutional infrastructure building, she is working to transform pharmacy practice and establish a more equitable and inclusive healthcare landscape.

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