Sacramento, CA. Dr. Horace Williams has been awarded CSHP’s Lifetime Honorary Membership Award for 2019. With over 60 years combined experience in pharmacology, health services administration, and public administration, Dr. Williams’ career has been rich with innovation, leadership, and accomplishments. His Doctorate in Public Administration was earned from the University of Southern California and he holds certifications in Conflict Resolution training and Anger Management training.
“Dr. Williams is among the most influential leaders in our profession”, says Daniel Kudo, PharmD, FCSHP, APh. “During his distinguished career, he has served as a mentor to many pharmacists and has been a role model, serving CSHP actively, eventually leading to his recognition as the San Gabriel Valley chapter’s 1976 Pharmacist of the Year and CSHP Pharmacist of the Year in 1977."
Known for his ability to lead by example and inspire future leaders, Dr. Williams was a founding member of the San Gabriel Valley Affiliate Chapter (SGVSHP). According to Scott Takahashi, PharmD, FCSHP, FASHP, “his leadership was filtered through SGVSHP and CSHP officers he had trained to create an environment that was welcoming and encouraged participation”. Dr Williams is currently retired.
The CSHP Board of Directors bestows Lifetime Honorary Membership on individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to CSHP and the profession of pharmacy in California within the healthcare setting or community.
Dr. Williams and other award recipients will be honored during CSHP’s Awards Ceremony at Seminar at the Disneyland® Hotel in Anaheim,CA on Saturday, October 19th, 2019.
Founded in 1962, the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) is a non-profit professional association established to serve the needs of hospital and health-system pharmacists. Representing over 4,000 members who practice clinical pharmacy and specialized medicine, CSHP is the largest state association for pharmacists. CSHP members share a common mission – to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medication.