Ronna B. Hauser, PharmD

National Community Pharmacists Association

Ronna Hauser is the Senior Vice President of Policy and Pharmacy Affairs for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). In this capacity Ronna is responsible for the association’s professional affairs, public policy and regulatory initiatives, including drafting policy and position statements and regulatory comment letters. Ronna represents and presents on behalf of NCPA at governmental and private sector meetings and is the lead for relationships and outreach to multiple non-profit organizations and federal and state agencies such as FDA, CMS, DEA, and DHA (Defense Health Agency). She also leads NCPA’s efforts on implementation of Title I of the Drug Quality and Security Act.

Prior to joining NCPA in 2009, Ronna was the Director of Pharmacy Advocacy and Policy at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, where she advocated the value of pharmacy to federal and state legislators, regulators, and other policymakers. She has also worked as a licensed community pharmacist. Ronna currently serves as liaison for NCPA to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and was responsible for NCPA’s role in creation of the Pharmacy e-Health Information Technology Collaborative. In the past she has helped create and shape NCPA’s LTC Division, and remains engaged in policy and regulatory issues impacting long-term care pharmacy.

Ronna has a Bachelor of Science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.