Adams Named SWOSU College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus for 2013


Greg Adams Honored
Clinton pharmacist Greg Adams (second from left) has been named the 2013 Outstanding Alumnus of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy in Weatherford. Pictured with Adams are (from left) SWOSU President Randy Beutler, SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean Dennis Thompson and College of Pharmacy Alumni Development Officer Patti Harper.

Clinton pharmacist Greg Adams has been named the 2013 Outstanding Alumnus of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in Weatherford.

Adams was honored during recent end-of-year SWOSU College of Pharmacy activities held on the SWOSU campus.

The Outstanding Alumnus award is presented each year to an individual demonstrating exceptional support of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy and outstanding personal achievements in the profession.

Adams is a 1994 graduate of SWOSU, earning both a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and B.S. in pharmacy. He has been the owner of Salisbury Pharmacy in Clinton since 1995.          

According to SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean Dennis Thompson, Adams has been a tremendous supporter of the College of Pharmacy, giving his time, talent and resources in helping the college achieve success.   He has been a terrific supporter of the student chapter of National Community Pharmacists Association, Adams was instrumental in helping the college obtain a $125,000 scholarship grant from Cardinal Health, and he established the Lonny Wilson Endowed Scholarship with the SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni Foundation. 

His career has been marked by outstanding professional achievements and tireless service to the profession. Adams has previously served as director of clinical services at Pharmacy Providers of Oklahoma (PPOK). He currently serves on the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy, president of the Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Foundation, past district president of Oklahoma Pharmacists Association (OPhA), and member of the regional advisory board for Cardinal Health. In 2003, Adams was named Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year by OPhA.

He is a member of the Oklahoma Pharmacist Association, Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Clinton Rotary Club and the American Diabetes Educators.

Adams and his wife, Lori, have two sons, Conley and Colton.