About

Who Are We?

We are an independent advisory firm specializing in parenteral products, clinical pharmacy and clinical nutrition. A wide range of valuable services are offered to our clients that provide strategic tools to succeed in their practices. Our broad expertise includes reviewing and analyzing institutional medical charts, providing expert witness legal consultation, as well as, developing, editing, and publishing written healthcare  information. We have the resources to find the best “fit” respecting suppliers, clients, partners, products, and services in America to achieve our clientele’s objectives in their practice.

President

President

Dr. Thomas G. Baumgartner is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Consultant Pharmacists of America, Inc. that provides expert consult in the areas of Clinical Nutrition (particularly parenteral nutrition/micronutrients) and Clinical Pharmacy Practices to institutions, corporate partners (to include editorial/writing skills) and other parties interested in sophisticated service, as well as, resolving legal and healthcare matters. He is also Clinical Professor at four Colleges (Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing) at the University of Florida. Baumgartner received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific (Cum Laude), Masters in Education from Stetson University (4.0) and Bachelors in Chemistry and Pharmacy from Rutgers College of Pharmacy.Honors have included the highest award given by the Florida Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (FSHP) ” Health-Systems Pharmacist of the Year”, the FSHP “Meritorious Service Award” and the FSHP “Distinquished Service Award”. Editorial honors have included more than a decade as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy and more than three decades as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (FSPEN) publications. He is a past President of the American Society for Nutrition Support Services and has served three terms as President of FSPEN, where he recently received a Lifetime Service Award. In addition to his stellar career in Clinical Nutrition and Clinical Pharmacy (more than 100 publications, dozens of handbooks and textbooks), he has also been Director of Pharmacy and Deputy Hospital Administrator at two hospitals.Most recently, Baumgartner was invited to the distinguished National Academy of Practice in Pharmacy (50 US Pharmacists), an organization of interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary health care individuals, who provide advice to congress and the Executive branch of the United States government.

Dr. Thomas G. Baumgartner Recognitions/Awards

• Advances in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Journal -Contributing Editor

• American Council on Science and Health, Board Member of Scientific and Policy Advisors

• American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Pharmacy Post Graduate Course Coordinator; San Antonio, Tx; Pharmacy Program Coordinator, Miami Beach, FL; Pharmacy Committee (Elected position)

• American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists – Fellowship Status (FASHP) ; Research & Education Foundation Nutrition Support Fellow Preceptor Pharmacy Resident Preceptor; Southeastern Pharmacy Resident’s Conference Steering Board Chairman

• American Society of Nutritional Support Services – President; President’s Award recipient and Newsletter Managing Editor

• Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties – Board Certification (Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist)

• Centers For Disease Control, Atlanta, Ga – External Reviewer/ Total Parenteral Nutrition

• Citizen Ambassador Program Delegation Leader USSR – Moscow; Leningrad, Tbilisi, Baku

• Citizen Ambassador Program Member China Delegation (By Invitation of the Chinese Medical Association) – Beijing, Nanjing, Hanchou

• Florida Association of Nutritional Support/Florida Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Newsletter – Editor-in-Chief

• Florida Pharmacy Association – Jean Lamberti Mentorship Award Nominee

• Florida Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Lifetime Award, President’s Award; Editor-in-Chief – Publications; President (three terms)

• Florida Society of Health Systems Pharmacists – A.K. Whitney (Highest Award In Health Systems Pharmacy) FSHP Nominee; Pharmacist of the Year; Pharmacist of the Month; Editor-in-chief Florida Journal of Health Systems Pharmacy (10 yrs); Meritorious Service Award; Distinquished Service Award

• International Biographical Centre (Cambridge, England) – Men of Achievement

• Journal of Pharmacy Practice – Contributing Editor

• Labbe/Garry National Award – American Association of Clinical Pathologists (Clinical Nutrition)

• National Academy of Pharmacy Practice – provide congressional consult – elected to full membership

• Nutrition Institute of Louisiana, Methodist Health System Foundation and
Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital, New Orleans, LA- Medical
Advisory Board

• Rutgers, the State University – Man of the Year (Kappa Psi Omega
Pharmaceutical Fraternity); Academic Scholarships

• Stetson University; Deland, Fl – Master of Education (Highest Academic Average in Graduate School)

• Technel Corporation, Computer Consultant

• University of Florida & Shands HealthCare – Information Management Systems Award

• University of Florida – Clinical Professor in Colleges of Pharmacy/Medicine/Nursing and Dentistry; Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine Student Preceptor; Division of Gastroenterology Fellow Preceptor; Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity (UF Gamma Sigma Chapter) – Pharmacist of the Year; UF Gamma Sigma Undergraduate Chapter Grand Council Deputy (10 yrs); Phi Lambda Sigma National Pharmacy Leadership Society(UF Iota Chapter) – Faculty Designate

• University of the Pacific – Doctor of Pharmacy (Cum Laude)