A New Zion resident and pharmacist in Lake City has been named the 2015 Pharmacist of the Year.
Terry Blackmon, a pharmacist with the Medicine Cabinet in Lake City, was presented the award by the S.C. Pharmacy Association June 13 at the group's annual Convention in Hilton Head.
According to a release, Blackmon played an important role in the passage of the first immunization expansion legislation back in 2010. He also worked with PBM lobbyists to pass our Fair Audit legislation, mentors current and future pharmacists and serves the profession as a Board of Pharmacy member.
"I can't think of anyone more deserving, said SCPhA past president John Pugh. "Terry Blackmon is an exceptional leader, and his humble attitude and devotion to the profession embody the essence of this award.
The South Carolina Pharmacy Association is a 138 year old professional organization representing more than 5,000 pharmacy professionals across the state. Its mission is to serve its members, enabling them to advance the science and practice of pharmacy. For more information about the Association, its members, and its activities, please visit www.scrx.org or call (803) 354-9977.