The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced that Emily Vrontos, PharmD, CDCES of Columbus, Ohio, is a 2022 recipient of an UNDER 40 Award in recognition of her leadership, excellence, and vision in the practice of pharmacy. This award was presented at the OPA 144th Annual Conference held April 1-3.
Vrontos started her career as a patient care manager and pharmacist at The Kroger Co., where she advanced innovative patient care programs. She currently serves as lead specialty practice pharmacist for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC), Department of Family and Community Medicine. She has gained trust from providers, built patient care programs, and demonstrated improvements in patient care outcomes. Vrontos is Chair of OPA’s Practice Advancement and Innovation Committee and is on the Telehealth Advisory Committee of the American Pharmacists Association. She also serves as preceptor and mentor to both pharmacy and medical students and residents.
“We are pleased to recognize Emily Vrontos who has exemplified leadership, excellence, and vision in her practice. She has been a valued member of the Association, and we look forward to her future contributions to the profession of pharmacy,” said Ernest Boyd, OPA Executive Director.
OPA, established in 1879, represents more than 4,000 pharmacists, pharmacy educators, and pharmacy students throughout the state. It is OPA’s mission to unite the profession of pharmacy and encourage interprofessional relations, while promoting public health through education, discussion, and legislation.
We thank Kroger Health for exclusively sponsoring the 2022 OPA UNDER 40 Recognition Program.