NFL MVP and Former Washington Redskins Quarterback Joe Theismann to Speak at ASCP Annual Meeting in November

ASCP Fall 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) has signed Joe Theismann, National Football League (NFL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) and former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins, to be a keynote speaker for the Opening General Session at its Annual Meeting, which will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor (Oxon Hill), Maryland.

A 12-year NFL veteran, Joe Theismann holds Redskins' records for passing yardage, completions, and attempts. A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Theismann led Washington to a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII.

In 1983, he won the league's Most Valuable Player Award for leading the Redskins to a second consecutive Super Bowl appearance.

"We are thrilled to welcome Joe Theismann to our Fall 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in National Harbor, Maryland, this November," said ASCP's Executive Director and CEO, Dr. Vera R. Jackson. "We hope that as Joe shares his personal experiences with health care professionals in caring for elderly family members, his stories will inspire those working within the multidisciplinary team to set career goals high, and actively continue work in advancing quality health care for seniors."

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