American Health Council Names Carl Roland, PharmD, MS to Industry Board

Hauppauge, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carl Roland, Senior Director at Pfizer, has been selected to join the Industry Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Clinical Development, Healthcare Education, Workforce Development, Business, Leadership, Management, Chemistry, and Pharmaeconomics.

Mr. Roland has been active in the healthcare industry for the last 25 years. He obtained his PharmD degree from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in 1981 and his MS from the University of Florida in 2013. He completed a fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy in 1991 and a fellowship at the University of Utah in 2013.

Mr. Roland has been Senior Director at Pfizer, the leader in the American global pharmaceutical corporation, for the last 11 years. His day-to-day responsibilities include designing clinical development plans, performing health economic studies, and consulting on epidemiology of opioid abuse.

Mr. Roland attributes his success to hard work, dedication, and natural curiosity. He has led the development of anesthesia, analgesic, and epilepsy products, including 7 NDAs and 5 FDA Advisory Committee Meetings. He has published a book chapter and over 25 manuscripts. Mr. Roland’s long-term goals include continued research and teaching at the University of North Carolina as an adjunct professor. Professional awards and honors include the Glaxo Fellowship of UNC.

Mr. Roland is a member of the American Pain Society, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity, and Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society.

In his free time, Mr. Roland enjoys golf and backpacking.

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at:

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: and

For more information, please contact:

Elizabeth Moore
American Health Council
Hauppauge, NY United States
Phone: 1-631-617-6590