Ronald B. Salem, Pharm. D., is currently the President of Salem & Associates, a company that provides consulting services in the pharmaceutical industry. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1978 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 1980 from the University of Florida.
Dr. Salem has been extensively involved in the community. He was appointed by Governor Bush to the Agency for Health Care Administrations (ACHA) Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, where he served for two years, one of those as Chairman. He was also appointed by Governor Bush to the Florida Board of Pharmacy, serving as Chairman of the Board twice during his tenure.
Dr. Salem has also been active locally, serving as Chairman of the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Better Jacksonville Plan under Mayor John Delaney, Chairman of the Greater Arlington Citizens Planning and Advisory Committee (CPAC) for two years, as well as, being appointed to the Jacksonville Sports and Entertainment Board from 1999-2013 serving as Chairman on four different occasions. Dr. Salem also served on the Jacksonville Sports Council after being appointed by Mayor Lenny Curry.
During his tenure on the Jacksonville City Council, Dr. Salem has served on the Finance Committee for four years, once as Chair. He has served on the Transportation, Energy and Utilities Committee, once as Vice Chair and once as Chair and the Neighborhood Community Services Public Health and Safety Committee once as Vice Chair. Dr. Salem has served the community in several other capacities as well while on City Council. He has served Chair of the Special Committee on Opioid Epidemic and the Opioid Abuse Prevention Committee, Special Committee on Social Justice and Community Investment and in a liaison role for the Jacksonville Port Authority, Tree Commission and Tourist Development Council.
Dr. Salem is married to the former Nancy Hanania and has three children and five grandchildren.
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