Larry Sasich

Larry D. Sasich, PharmD, MPH, FASHP

TWP Technical Contributor

Larry D. Sasich, Pharm.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.H.P. is a consultant pharmacist located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Idaho State University, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Pacific, and a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed an American Society of Health-system Pharmacists accredited residency in nuclear pharmacy at the University of New Mexico and has been elected as a Fellow in the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists.

Dr. Sasich has served as a consultant to the Saudi Food and Drug Authority in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with responsibilities for new drug approvals and safety and was also a research associate and consultant with Public Citizen’s Health Research Group in Washington, D.C. with responsibilities that included the Food and Drug Administration.

He held the position as consumer representative on the US Food and Drug Administration’s Science Board, an advisory committee to the agency’s Commissioner.

Dr. Sasich is a co-author of Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer's Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness and was the primary contributor to Worst Pills, Best Pills News for 15 years. He is also a co-author of Knowing Your Medications: A Guide to Becoming a Better Informed Patient.

His main professional interests remain patients drug information, especially access to FDA approved risk information for patients and clinical trials transparency.