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    , PharmD, MS, BCOP, FAzPA, FASHP

    Clinical Coordinator of Hematology/Oncology ,The University of Arizona Cancer Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

    Ali McBride is the Clinical Coordinator of Hematology/Oncology at The University of Arizona Cancer Center and the Director of Supportive Oncology Research Trials at The University of Arizona Cancer Center.  He currently serves as President-Elect of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and he has been actively involved with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP) currently serving as the Chair for the SAG on Emerging Sciences.

    Dr. McBride has been working on oncology drug shortages since the cytarabine drug shortage in 2009 and has testified on behalf of HOPA at FDA Drug Shortage Workshop, presented on behalf of ACCC at the Washington DC Congressional Session and was an invited member of the ASHP Drug Shortage Stakeholders Meeting.  In addition, he currently serves on the National Quality Forum Cancer Standing Committee.   He has published numerous articles focussing on drug shortages, oral chemotherapy adherence, stem cell transplant and biosimilars.  

    He received a BS degree in Neurobiology and Physiology from Purdue University, an MS in Biology from Indiana University-Purdue University, and a PharmD degree from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.