The Opioid Crisis/Dilemma: a Pharmacist’s View
May 29, 2019 12:15 PM
Kenn Horowitz
The Opioid Crisis/Dilemma: a Pharmacist’s View

Dr. Kenn Horowitz is a graduate of UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy (1966). He completed an ASHP accredited hospital pharmacy residency in the U.S. Public Health Service (1966-7) and spent two years in Indian Health Service in Rocky Boy, Montana.

Kenn has extensive experience in all areas of pharmacy practice including Acute Care, Nursing Home, Consulting, Sterile Preparations and Ambulatory Care as staff pharmacist and in management positions. He supervised dispensing and clinical functions for clinics, infusion center, surgery center, pain center and other ambulatory based services. He has taught Pharmacology to Nurses and Paramedics.

Before retiring, KennKennas a hemophilia specialist with Hemophilia Health Service. Prior to that, he was the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy supervisor for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

He is a past president, past member of the Board of Directors and Past Treasurer of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) and has served on numerous committees, councils and boards of Health-System and Community Pharmacist organizations. He was Pharmacist of the year for Southern California Society of Health-System Pharmacists in 2010 and received the CSHP Distinguished Service Award in 2015. He was recently elected as Treasurer of the Hemophilia Council of California and serves on their advocacy committee.

Kenn is now semi- retired and works part time as a special projects Pharmacist at Torrance Memorial Medical Center.  Dr. Horowitz is married and has 4 children and 4 grandchildren and resides with his wife Selma in Hermosa Beach, California.