Eric Geyer Recognized as UNDER 40 Award Recipient
2021 UNDER 40 Award Recipient
Eric Geyer, R.Ph., PharmD
The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced that Eric Geyer, R.Ph., PharmD of Brecksville, Ohio was honored with a 2021 UNDER 40 Recognition Award for leadership, excellence, and vision in the practice of pharmacy at its 143rd Annual Conference held April 16-18.
Geyer is a Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens, and has been in this leadership position for over a decade. He helped develop and carry out the launch of a nationwide counseling program for a major chain with the goal of implementing services such as provider status in the future. Geyer has also been effective in bringing pharmacy advocacy to the masses with his Political Pharmacist Podcast where he highlights legislative and professional efforts. He has guests on his podcast where his questions and the discussions are informative for pharmacists at all levels. Geyer is also a co-founder and administrator of the Pharmacy Staff for COVID-19 Support Facebook group which has been a useful tool for pharmacists and pharmacy staff across the U.S. and Canada during the pandemic. Geyer earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo.
Eric's response when asked Why do you belong to OPA? The biggest reason for being an OPA member is the amount of motivated pharmacy connections that I have made over the years that are always uplifting, motivational and inspirational.
“We are pleased to recognize Eric Geyer who has exemplified leadership, excellence, and vision in his practice. He has been a valued member of the Association, and we look forward to his 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 2021 OPA UNDER 40 Recognition Program.