Our Faculty Advisor plays a vital role in helping us run our chapter
Deirdre Myers is a pharmacist and a 1983 graduate of the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. She has worked in many different pharmacy settings including hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy, nursing home consulting, and teaching pharmacy students. For the past seventeen years, Dee Dee has been the compounding laboratory instructor as well as a pharmacy instructor at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. She also works part-time at her husband Randy’s independent community pharmacy, Harry’s Pharmacy in Carey, Ohio. She enjoys not only the area of pharmaceutics and compounding, but also pharmacy advocacy, therapeutics and independent ownership.
Dee Dee is a fellow of ACA, an active member of APhA, NCPA, AACP and the Ohio Pharmacists’ Association. She has served as an ACA Regional Director in the past, and currently serves on the Ohio Pharmacists’ Foundation Board. Dee Dee is also the Advisor for the Ohio Northern University NCPA Student Chapter.
Dee Dee has been awarded the Ohio Pharmacist Association Good Government Award in 2008 for her work with advocacy and pharmacy students. She was awarded the NCPA Chapter Advisor of the Year in 2010. Under her direction, the ONU NCPA Student Chapter has won many state and national awards in the past 10 years. She was awarded the Albert E. Rosica Jr. Award from the American College of Apothecaries in 2015 for outstanding contribution to pharmacy education.
“I am motivated to instill the ‘habit’ of pharmacy association involvement and advocacy in my students. Nothing gives me greater satisfaction than to see them come back to pharmacy meetings as a young pharmacist.”