Dr. Orsula V. Knowlton


About Orsula

Dr. Orsula V. Knowlton is an entrepreneurial healthcare leader with over two decades of experience. She has always been driven to follow her heart, establish new businesses, and find ways to support others. As such, it was only natural for Dr. Knowlton to find a way to merge this with her passion for the pharmacy profession. In addition, Dr. Knowlton always finds opportunities to support others, especially if it helps them follow their entrepreneurship dreams.

Orsula’s Experience

The truth is that healthcare and entrepreneurship go quite well together, especially in the hands of someone like Dr. Orsula Knowlton. As somebody passionate about quality of care, Dr. Knowlton has always strived to create strong, caring organizations. This led to her developing a solid reputation within the healthcare and pharmacy world. 

Before Dr. Orsula Knowlton could start her entrepreneurial endeavors, she first obtained her education. She began with a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in Philadelphia, PA, which was recently affiliated with St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, LA. Dr. Orsula Knowlton returned to the University of Sciences to earn her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. This was followed by her Master’s in Business and Administration from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, Currently, Dr. Orsula Knowlton is actively licensed in pharmacy in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Over the years, Dr. Orsula Knowlton has had the opportunity to establish several healthcare companies. In 2009, she co-founded Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Inc. Tabula Rasa Healthcare was designed to provide medication risk mitigation, safety, and pharmacy solutions. In other words, the company’s goal has always been to make medication regimens safer, more accessible, and more effective. Dr. Orsula Knowlton was heavily involved in her company until recently (2022). Until then, Dr. Knowlton held several positions within the company, including President, Chief Marketing, New Business Development Officer, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, And President of the Board of Directors.  Early on in the company’s start-up, she was also Chief Compliance Officer for their three pharmacies in New Jersey, Colorado and San Francisco.

It is worth noting that Tabula Rasa Healthcare is not the only organization Dr. Orsula Knowlton founded. In 2007 she co-founded TR-Strategies, LLC. TR-Strategies is a consulting firm within the healthcare and pharmacy industry. It offers various services, sharing its expertise on patient care, ethics, business development, and more. In addition to founding TR-Strategies, Dr. Orsula Knowlton is the organization’s President. As such, she is responsible for merger and acquisition consulting, due diligence, and business development.

As a female entrepreneur, it has always been important to Dr. Orsula Knowlton that she help uplift those around her – especially other female leaders. Dr. Knowlton’s goal has long been to uplift those around her, especially in their business efforts. This desire to help others shows in many ways. One of the strongest examples of this desire would be the foundation Dr. Orsula Knowlton created as the Voltis Foundation, and renamed with her husband, The Calvin and Orsula Knowlton Foundation, Inc, This foundation supports a wide range of causes, primarily those close to the hearts of the founders of the organization. In other words, this foundation was created so that Dr. Orsula Knowlton and her husband could support the causes that mean the most to them. This has enabled them to increase their impact on the world around them.

To learn more about Dr. Orsula Knowlton, visit DrOrsulaKnowlton.com and DrOrsulaKnowlton.org.