Kelly and Nancy Selby (from left) of Denton (TX) were recently presented the 2019 Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award on the Weatherford campus.  Making the presentation was SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean Dr. David Ralph.

Kelly and Nancy Selby (from left) of Denton (TX) were recently presented the 2019 Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award on the Weatherford campus. Making the presentation was SWOSU College of Pharmacy Dean Dr. David Ralph.

Selbys Honored with SWOSU College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus Award

Kelly and Nancy Selby of Denton (TX) were recently presented the 2019 Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award on the Weatherford campus.

The Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award is presented to a SWOSU pharmacy graduate who has demonstrated exceptional support of the College of Pharmacy and outstanding personal achievements in the pharmacy profession.

Kelly and Nancy Selby own and operate Community Pharmacy in Denton. Their pharmacy is a blend of the best qualities of the classic independent pharmacy with the latest technology and services to meet the needs of their patrons. Under the leadership of Kelly and Nancy, their pharmacy has earned the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board’s Seal of Accreditation for meeting the compounding pharmacy profession’s highest quality and safety standards.

Kelly, a hometown product of Union City, graduated from SWOSU in 1981 with a pharmacy degree.  He serves as the pharmacy manager and pharmacist in charge. He received the distinction of Fellow from the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists in 2002.

He also serves on the Pharmacist Mutual Insurance Board and the Academy of Independent Pharmacy Board, as well as numerous professional group committees. Kelly has been recognized with the Texas Pharmacy Association 1988 Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award, PCCA 2016 Pharmacist of the Year award, and the 2017 Southwest Professional Achievement Award.

Nancy, originally from Edmond, graduated from SWOSU in 1982 with a pharmacy degree.  She serves as a pharmacist as well as handling the business responsibilities of the pharmacy. She specializes in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement consultations.  She is a supporter of the Denton Benefit League and Hearts for Homes and serves on numerous committees for First United Methodist Church.

Kelly and Nancy are both members of the Texas Pharmacists Association, American Pharmacists Association, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, and National Community Pharmacists Association.

In addition to their community and professional services, Kelly and Nancy are lifetime members of the SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni Association and are strong supporters of the Southwestern Pharmacy Foundation. They also serve on the Pharmacy Alumni Association Council, volunteering for numerous alumni and student activities throughout the years.

Patti Harper, director the SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni and Development Office, said the Selbys are remarkable ambassadors for the university and the College of Pharmacy, always promoting the values and qualities of SWOSU College of Pharmacy’s dynamic educational environment. 

They are the parents of two daughters: Emily, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from SWOSU with PharmD/MBA dual degrees in 2016, and Erin, who will graduate in May 2020 from SWOSU with a PharmD degree, specializing in pharmacy leadership, innovation and quality outcomes.