William A. Zellmer

William A. Zellmer, B.S.Pharm., MPH, is a consultant, writer, and speaker on strategic and professional issues in pharmacy practice and education, reflecting a career-long interest in advancing pharmacy as a vital health profession. He is a contributing editor, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP). After having served as editor of the first 5 editions of the ASHP Research and Education Foundation’s annual Pharmacy Forecast report, he now is an advisor to that project. He is also president of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, an elected volunteer position.

Bill served nearly 40 years on the staff of ASHP in various capacities, including deputy executive vice president and, earlier, as editor of AJHP. Some of Bill’s AJHP editorials were compiled in a book entitled, The Conscience of a Pharmacist-–Essays on Vision and Leadership for a Profession. He has co-edited a book of essays by pharmacists entitled, Nourishing the Soul of Pharmacy–-Stories of Reflection.

Bill is a native of Wisconsin and a pharmacy graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a master’s degree in public health from The Johns Hopkins University.