PC School of Pharmacy Professor Receives Bowl of Hygeia Award

PC School of Pharmacy Professor Receives Bowl of Hygeia Award

Prestigious award recognizes pharmacists who take active roles in their communities

Presbyterian College announced today that Dr. Gene Reeder of the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) was awarded the Bowl of Hygeia Award by the South Carolina Pharmacy Association (SCPhA). Established in 1958, the Bowl of Hygeia Award recognizes one pharmacist each year from participating states for his or her record of outstanding civic leadership and his or her work to encourage fellow pharmacists to take active roles in their communities. Dr. Reeder is the 2014 South Carolina recipient.

A graduate of USC College of Pharmacy and Darla Moore School of Business, Dr. Reeder has served as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, and various health plans, as well as working as a full-time professor. He has worked as a community pharmacist and nursing home consultant and has held active pharmacist licensure in South Carolina since 1973. Dr. Reeder is a Past President of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science of the American Pharmacists Association as well as the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. He is also a Fellow of both Associations. During his time at PCSP, Dr. Reeder has worked to develop the pharmacy management curriculum and entrepreneurship initiatives.

“This is one of the highest awards that someone in our field can receive,” said PCSP Dean Dr. Cliff Fuhrman. “We are truly honored to have Dr. Reeder as part of the PCSP family. He brings invaluable knowledge and experience to the classroom for our students. We are so very proud of his latest accomplishment.”

For more information on the PC School of Pharmacy, visit pharmacy.presby.edu.