Four new members were named to the USC Mann School’s Board of Councilors:
Edward Abrahamian is a USC alumnus who earned his bechelor’s degree in architecture in 1963. His older brother, Frank Abrahamian, graduated with a doctorate from the pharmacy school in 1959. When Abrahamian launched his own firm, he had built a broad client base. The company quickly grew into a 40-person outfit known as AP&T, short for Abrahamian, Pagliasotti & Tanaka. He oversaw projects throughout Southern California and the western U.S., from department stores to celebrity estates.
Debrina Johnson, PharmD ’13, who is board-certified in both geriatric and ambulatory care, currently serves as a contract clinical pharmacist for Arine, a health technology start-up, where she streamlines complex medication regimens for clients. Her research interests include underserved patient populations, substance use disorders and managing mental health and behavioral health conditions in the longitudinal context.
Kimberly Moore, PharmD ’16, MS Healthcare Decision Analysis ’16, joined AbbVie in 2021 as a Medical Outcomes Science Liaison, working as the scientific expert for regional decision makers in California, Hawaii and Nevada. She also practices as a per-diem community pharmacist where she maintains her clinical expertise and provides vaccine, travel and contraceptive services and is frequently tapped as an expert witness for community pharmacy litigation. Moore serves on the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors, representing USC Mann.
Raymond Risman, PharmD ’07, MS ’07, is currently the vice president of trade relations and pharmaceutical contracting at Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company. He focuses on lowering the cost of branded prescription medications to provide broader access, flexibility and affordability for the underinsured population. Risman received his PharmD and Master’s in Regulatory Science degrees from USC Mann.
The USC Mann Board of Councilors is the school’s premier group of strategic advisers to the dean. Board members serve as advocates and ambassadors for the school and our mission, locally and globally. Learn more about the Board of Councilors here.