Larry Sasich

Saudi Food and Drug Authority

Larry D. Sasich, Pharm.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.H.P. is a consultant for the Saudi Food and Drug Authority in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and has been working and consulting in The Kingdom since 1990. Dr. Sasich received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Idaho State University, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Pacific, and a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University. He completed an American Society of Health-system Pharmacists accredited residency in nuclear pharmacy at the University of New Mexico and has been elected as a Fellow in the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists. He has served as the consumer representative on the US Food and Drug Administrations (US FDA) Science Board, an advisory committee to the US FDA Commissioner. Dr. Sasich is a co-author of Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness. He is also a co-author of Knowing Your Medications: A Guide to Becoming a Better Informed Patient and has co-authored a chapter in the last three editions of Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs. He has held academic positions as clinical coordinator, acting associate dean for student affairs, and as a department chair and his main interest remains drug information especially risk information for patients.

Working group membership(s):
Prescribers and users of medicines