Washington, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation today announced Esther Boadi as the 2022-2023 Knowlton Center Executive Fellow in Association Management and Leadership. The year-long Fellowship begins in June and provides training to pharmacy graduates in various aspects of association management including leadership, advocacy, pharmacy practice advancement and constituent engagement.

Esther is the fifteenth recipient of the Fellowship which was established in 2008.

“We welcome Esther to our team,” said APhA Foundation Executive Director, Mitchel C. Rothholz, RPh, MBA. “We look forward to providing  her with resources, skills knowledge and opportunities to learn and grow as she continues her pharmacy journey and becoming an association management professional and pharmacy leader.”

Boadi will complete her pharmacy education in May 2022 at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy in Nashville, Tennessee. As a student pharmacist, she is involved with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and other school organizations.

“I am honored to work with the APhA Foundation as the 2022–2023 Executive Fellow, says Esther. “I look forward to connecting and building strong relationships with APhA leaders as well as laying a firm foundation within the association in order to jumpstart my career of service.”

Boadi prioritizes mentorship and philanthropy and is determined to aid in improving healthcare across all age groups through advocacy and higher learning.

In 2018, she initiated the William Y. Boadi Education Foundation to encourage and enhance academic excellence by providing supplemental resources and a healthy environment for youth to cultivate their minds and achieve their goals. Since its inception, the Foundation has gifted students with more than 60 backpacks filled with school supplies.

The Executive Fellow in Association Management and Leadership is supported by the Calvin and Orsula Knowlton Foundation through the Center for Pharmacist-Based Health Solutions.  To view the list of previous Fellows, and where they are today, go to: https://www.aphafoundation.org/knowlton-center.


About the American Pharmacists Association Foundation

The APhA Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., is a trusted source of research demonstrating how pharmacists can improve health care. The APhA Foundation’s mission is to improve health by inspiring philanthropy, research, and innovation that advances pharmacists’ patient care services. The APhA Foundation is affiliated with the American Pharmacists Association, the national professional society of pharmacists in the U.S. For more information, please visit the APhA Foundation website www.aphafoundation.org. Follow the APhA Foundation on LinkedIn and Facebook for the latest updates.


About the Knowlton Center 

Dr. Calvin H. Knowlton, PhD, FAPhA, MDiv, PhD and Orsula V. Knowlton, PharmD, MBA, established The Calvin and Orsula Knowlton Foundation to provide resources, such as the Knowlton Center, to develop future leaders in health care. To learn more about the Executive Fellowship program, please visit the APhA Foundation website