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Midwest City's Lonny Wilson Receives SWOSU College of Pharmacy Award
June 1, 2012
Lonny Wilson of Midwest City is the first-ever recipient of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for 2012.
"Lonny has contributed dedicated and important service to the pharmacy profession on the state, regional and national level and we are proud to honor him with this inaugural award," said SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean Dr. Dennis Thompson.
Wilson is a 1973 graduate of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy in Weatherford. He has owned multiple community pharmacies since 1975, most currently Valu-Med Pharmacy in Midwest City and Bestyet Discount Pharmacy in Harrah. Wilson is currently CEO of Pharmacy Providers of Oklahoma (PPOk), which helps independent pharmacies across the region continue to provide high-level patient care in today’s competitive market place.
Wilson is the current president of the National Community Pharmacist Association and has served and chaired various NCPA committees for the past 20 years. NCPA represents 25,000 pharmacists in independent pharmacies nationwide and is dedicated to the continued growth and prosperity of independent pharmacy in the United States.
He is also president of RxLinc, which provides national claims transmission and data management services, and Wilson also currently serves as chairman of Mirixa, a leading developer of innovative clinical solutions that facilitate pharmacist-based patient care services such as Medication Therapy Management.
Wilson continues to be active in multiple professional and civic associations such as the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association and the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce. He has received numerous awards including the Crystal Apple Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association Bowl of Hygeia Award, and the Southwestern Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus Award in 1990. He is a lifetime member of the Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Association.
He is married to Ginger Wilson and they have two sons, Justin Wilson and Corey Wilson.