Dr. Weaver elected as MD Chapter ASCP President
Salome Bwayo Weaver graduated from Howard University College of Pharmacy with her PharmD in 2005. After graduation, she was selected as the oncology fellow and completed the program in 2007. In 2009, she became a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacist (ASCP). ASCP is an international professional organization dedicated to providing educational resources and advocacy to advance the practice of senior care pharmacy. As a member, she engaged in different activities geared towards taking care of older adults. The first opportunity came through attending a legislative and lobby day in 2009 in Washington DC. Since then, she has had many opportunities to attend both regional meetings with the Maryland chapter and national meetings with ASCP. In 2014, she became board certified in geriatric pharmacy and was able to provide services at the local nursing home and at an ambulatory care clinic that served a large percentage of older adults.
Dr. Weaver was the ASCP student chapter co-advisor from July 2009 to June 2017. In addition, she has also been active as a member of the ASCP MD Chapter academic affairs committee and the ASCP MD Chapter Education committee since 2018. She is also a member of the ASCP Women’s Leadership group as well as the incoming President of ASCP MD Chapter and the ASCP MD representative for 2021 to 2022. She held the position of Secretary of MD ASCP from 2018 to 2020 and was the ASCP Region B, DC representative in 2020. She is currently a member of the ASCP Women’s Leadership group, ASCP Quality Impact Project (QIP) Workgroup and ASCP QIP Grant Funding Subcommittee. More recently, she concluded her involvement in October 2021 as a member of the ASCP DEA taskforce, board of director of MD ASCP, and community outreach co-chair of MD ASCP. She was also recently selected as a Fellow of ASCP in November 2020.