Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCP
Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCP is the senior director, corporate
alliances for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in Washington, D.C.
APhA is the largest and oldest national professional society of pharmacists
with more than 62,000 members nationwide. Her group is responsible for helping
the pharmaceutical industry reach pharmacists on a variety of different issues
through APhA products and services.
Binaso is a 1997 graduate of Rutgers, The State University, College of
Pharmacy and a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Binaso
is passionate about geriatric care and is certified as a consultant pharmacist
in New Jersey. She serves as an invited speaker and instructor at various
national conferences, activities, and events. She has extensive background in
recruitment and pharmacy operations in the retail sector with CVS/Pharmacy and
Rite-Aid. Binaso is also certificate-trained in immunizations and is an APhA
Binaso is an experienced spokeswoman and is regularly called upon for media
interviews. Recently she was interviewed by CNN Headline News,
Good Morning America, KENS-5 in San Antonio, and FOX Business
News. She has been quoted in national and local print publications,
including Women’s Health,Real Simple,Readers Digest, and
The Washington Post. She serves as the pharmacist expert for the Office
of National Drug Control Policy’s National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
TheAntiDrug.com. She works on a part-time basis for Target Pharmacy where she
enjoys working with patients and talking to them about their health and the
importance of the medications they are taking.