Dr. Zarowitz is an independent consultant whose business mission is to advance geriatric pharmacotherapy solutions by assisting partners in optimizing clinical and research programs focused on improving the quality and safety of medication use in older adults.
About Dr. Zarowitz:
Dr. Zarowitz previously served as vice president for pharmacy care management at Henry Ford Health System; vice president and chief clinical office at Omnicare, Inc; chief clinical officer for long-term care at CVS Health; and adjunct professor of pharmacy practice at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University and the University of Michigan. She created clinical programs for Omnicare, Inc., subsequently a CVS Health Company, and developed strategies and tactics to manage drug utilization, including disease management and formulary management to optimize clinical outcomes. Omnicare provided pharmacy care for 1.4 million older adults living in long-term care facilities.
Her expertise has been chronicled through attainment of board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and geriatric pharmacotherapy (BCGP). She has been recognized as a fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Over her career she has published 10 book chapters; 125 peer-reviewed articles and over 120 abstracts, editorials, letters and columns. Dr. Zarowitz is a frequent speaker at national research and society meetings. She has received 11 leadership, research, teaching and practice awards, including the 2015 George F. Archambault Award for outstanding contributions to consultant and senior care pharmacy.
Barbara J. Zarowitz, PharmD, FCCP, BCGP, BCPS, FASCP
Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and Clinical Research Consultant
The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
220 Arch Street, 12th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (248) 972-7623