Ms. Zarus has over twenty-five years of experience both as an executive and health care pioneer. She has been a Vice President for Quality Initiatives, Marketing Development Officer, Chief Performance Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She co-founded Hospice Pharmacia, LLC and excelleRx. Ms. Zarus was part of the founding team establishing the Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, where she served as Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business. Currently she serves as Dean’s Professor and Chair of the Board of Visitors. She currently leads the subcommittee for member services of the Adaptive Leadership Network (Harvard University), serves on the Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel (State of New Jersey, Department of Health) and is spearheading two working groups of the Vision 2020 Committee on Shared Leadership (Drexel University). She holds a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (PCPS). She completed Executive Certificate Programs from Harvard University’s Kennedy School Executive Education in the Art and Practice of Leadership Development and from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University.