Two-time Emmy winner, Super Bowl Champion, and Peabody Award–winning journalist Michael Strahan, who currently cohosts ABC’s Good Morning America, serves as an analyst for Fox NFL Sunday, and hosts ABC’s primetime game show favorite $100,000 Pyramid, highlighted the ASHP Midyear 2022 Clinical Meeting & Exhibition Opening Session on Monday, December 5.

"I want to thank all of you because I know you were on the front lines and there when a lot of us needed you," Mr. Strahan acknowledged. "In certain careers, you really have to be committed to what you do," he added. "You don't just stumble in because you are looking for a career and you are bored; you have to definitely be entrenched in what you do because you really want to help people."

The last few years, Mr. Strahan observed, were the most challenging times that we have ever had in our lives. "You were in a position where the country, the world, needed you the most, and you showed up." He said, "Part of getting through adversity is showing up, showing up with you best foot forward and doing the best you can that day no matter what the challenges are."

During his Opening Session address, Mr. Strahan also commented on the strain that the pandemic levied on pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. "You had to persevere through the toughest thing I can imagine you have to go through, seeing people coming in for help, when a lot of times you just need a little pat on the shoulder yourself."

Mr. Strahan also headlines the Thursday Night Football Pregame Show live on the Fox Broadcast Network. Mr. Strahan is the cofounder of SMAC Entertainment, a multidimensional talent management, music, branding, and production company that has created a major presence in the sports and entertainment arena. For 4 years, Mr. Strahan cohosted the hit talk show LIVE with Kelly and Michael, and prior to joining the ranks of the top sports broadcasters in the country, he had a spectacular NFL career that resulted in being named to the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.
In 2015, Mr. Strahan entered the fashion space with Collection by Michael Strahan, a men’s and boys’ clothing, denim, accessories, luggage, and shoe line. The line quickly expanded, with MSX by Michael Strahan, a men’s and boys’ athleisure line, and MSX for NFL, a men and women NFL-licensed apparel line. Collection and MSX are transitioning into the Michael Strahan brand name and expanding into men’s skincare. The Michael Strahan lifestyle brand continues to expand and is available at JCPenney’s, Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, HSN and QVC, and more retailers nationwide.

Mr. Strahan released his best-selling book, Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life, which includes personal stories and motivational advice. Dedicated to many charitable works, he donates his hands and heart to numerous charities, including the USO, HELP USA, and Merging Vets and Players.

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