Meet The Team
Sahar Mazhar graduated as Pharm-D from IPS, UVAS Pakistan in 2013. She came to the U.S. in 2015 and obtained Texas Pharmacist license. She worked in a retail pharmacy for 2-3 years with her last position as Clinical pharmacist where she realized that she wants to pursue her passion of opening clinical services based company and serve community’s healthcare needs. Now, she owns a company “PharmaCription, LLC” that offers Pharmacist-led clinical services to Physicians. She has deep passion to serve community and to give back to her profession due to which she started Pharmacist based group in Texas and now founded American Pharmacist Society with aim of giving back to her profession. With her aim to serve community Sahar is pursuing MPS – Healthcare administration degree from UTHealth School of Public Health.
Ehtesham Ul Haq (Secretary)
Haq graduated from the University of Karachi, Pakistan in 2011. He started his career in pharmaceutical sales and project management with Getz Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi Aventis.
From 2012-2015, he worked as a Product Manager (Pharmaceutical Marketing) at Sami Pharmaceuticals. He was an admin of Pharmacy Graduates Association and Pharmacy career solutions in Pakistan which help newly graduated pharmacists to get into pharmaceutical industry. From 2016 to 2019, he worked as a Pharmacy Technician, an Inventory Specialist, a Pharmacist-Intern in CVS health and Acaria specialty Centene Corporation, in Houston TX. He also worked as a Pharmacy Tech and Pharmacy Intern at Spring Hospital. He became a licensed RPh in TX in Sept 2020, and is currently working as a Pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy/Health. He is also working for Spring staffing services and Houston Health Department as PRN Pharmacist/Immunizer.
Saeed Ashrafi, CPA (Treasurer)
Saeed is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and he holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Florida. He started his career at the world’s largest oil field services company, Schlumberger, as an entry-level finance professional after completing his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting Degree from the University of Houston. Saeed held various finance roles of increasing responsibility during his tenure at Schlumberger prior to joining Alcon, a leading medical-device/contact lenses company that helps people see brilliantly as a Business Planning and Analysis Manager.
He currently supports operation in day-to-day and strategic decision-making ensuring business perform at its maximum potential. During his free time, Saeed enjoys traveling, learning new skills, and spending time with his wife and kids. He also enjoys playing chess, cricket, basketball, and foosball. He is honored to serve as the Treasurer of the American Pharmacist Society (APS) and looks forward to supporting the APS-US mission.