NHIA Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors

Alexandria, VA (March 1, 2023) The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is proud to announce its 2023-2024 Board of Directors. Beginning this term, the association expanded to 15 the number of board seats on its governing body to provide a broader diversification of infusion provider organizations. Board members serve 3-year terms as representatives for their NHIA member organization. Companies joining the NHIA Board of Directors are:

  • KabaFusion, represented by Frank Esposito, RPh, BCSCP, Deputy COO
  • Soleo Health, represented by Drew Walk, BSPharm, CEO
  • New England Life Care, represented by Bob Calway, President and CEO
  • UC Davis Health, represented by David Vermeulen, PharmD, MS, Home Infusion Manager

The remaining members of the Board include:

John Rademacher, MBA
CEO, Option Care Health

Vice Chair
Gregory LoPresti
CEO, Upstate HomeCare

Second Vice Chair
Dee Grein, MBA
President & GM, OptumRx

Richard Iriye, BSPharm
President, Amerita, Inc.

Eric Ho, PharmD
Sr VP, Pharmacy Services, Paragon Healthcare

Past Chair
Tim Affeldt, PharmD
Vice President of Specialty/Infusion Operations,
Fairview Pharmacy Services

Andy Copeland
CEO, ARJ Infusion

Rowena Birnel, BSPharm
CEO, Infusion Solutions Inc.

Noah Franz, PharmD, MHA
Director of Pharmacy,
Froedtert Health Pharmacy Solutions

Kathleen Patrick
President, Chartwell Pennsylvania, LP

Todd Pledger, PharmD
Director of Operations & Pharmacy Services,
Harbin Clinic, LLC

The 2023-2024 Board of Directors will be installed after the NHIA Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C. March 25-29.


NHIA is a trade association that represents companies that provide medically necessary infusion therapies to patients in alternate sites, as well as companies that manufacture and supply infusion and specialty pharmacy products. The association’s mission is to provide advocacy, education, and resources to the home and alternate site infusion community so the patients they serve can lead healthy, independent lives. For more information, visit www.nhia.org.

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