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SJH Mitch G. Sobel Appointed to the NABP Task Force

Mitch Sobel Pharmacy photoMitch G. Sobel, BS Pharm, MAS, FASHP, was appointed to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Task Force on the Regulation of Pharmacist Care Services by the President of NABP.  The task force examines the provision of pharmacist care outside the traditional pharmacy setting. 

Mr.  Sobel is currently the Director of Pharmacy Services for the St. Joseph’s Health.  He provides administrative pharmacy leadership over the Department of Pharmacy Services for St. Joseph’s University Medical Center which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Nursing Home. He is also currently adjunct professor for Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy teaching a required course in Pharmacy Leadership and Management.  He is also an adjunct professor for Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy teaching an elective course in Hospital Pharmacy Practice.

Mr. Sobel is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and received his Masters in Administrative Science at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  In addition, Mr. Sobel is a past Resident from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Residency Program.  Mitch is also a graduate of the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Institute at the Boston University School of Management. He is also a New Jersey Pharmacist Immunizer.

Outside of the office, Mr. Sobel has been President of the North Chapter and Director of Organizational Affairs of the New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NJSHP) as well as President of the NJSHP and is an ASHP Regional Delegate representing NJSHP alongside 3 additional Board Members.  He has received the Greg Santora Leadership Award from NJSHP (2012) and was awarded as Fellow for ASHP (2012).  He also participates with the Greater New York Hospital Association Pharmacy Advisory Committee.

In addition, Mr. Sobel was appointed by Governor Christopher Christie to serve on the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy. He previously served on NJ Governor John Corzine’s Task Force On Health Care Professional Responsibility and Reporting.  He is currently on the Division of Consumer Affairs Pharmacy Security Committee.

Mr. Sobel has presented numerous posters and lectures on pharmacy law, clinical practice, and pharmaceutical practice topics for Rutgers University - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences - Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Montclair State University, Sports Medicine Department, ASHP, NJSHP, and New Jersey Pharmacists Association (NJPhA).

August 24, 2015