Thomas J. Johnson, PharmD
Assistant Vice President, Hospital Pharmacy
Thomas J. Johnson is assistant vice president of hospital pharmacy at Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D. He has consistently championed advancing optimal patient outcomes through the progressive use of pharmacy staff within healthcare teams. Dr. Johnson earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University and completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-accredited residency at St. Alexius Medical Center/NDSU in Bismarck, N.D. He has served in multiple roles throughout his professional career, including clinical practice, academia, research and leadership. Dr. Johnson has served ASHP in multiple roles, including treasurer (2016-2019); board of directors (2011-2014); Council on Education and Workforce Development; Council on Therapeutics; Committee on Nominations; Task Force on Organizational Structure; Practitioner Recognition Committee; and as a state delegate for many years. He also is a past president of the South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists and was named the 2005 SDSHP Pharmacist of the Year. Currently, Dr. Johnson serves as ASHP president.