OU College of Pharmacy Leader Honored by National Organization

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Eric J. Johnson, MBA, CPA, Senior Associate Dean at the OU College of Pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, has been recognized with an honorary membership in the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Johnson was recognized for his dedication to student pharmacists through his role at the OU College of Pharmacy. He also has provided time and service to APhA and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and has had a substantial influence on pharmacy education and practice.

Honorary membership in APhA is conferred upon individuals, either within the profession of pharmacy or outside of it, whose activities and achievements have had a significant positive effect on public health, the pharmacy profession and its practitioners.

Honorees will be officially recognized next spring during the APhA awards program. The APhA is the largest association representing all of pharmacy, bringing together practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others to support pharmacists’ ability to deliver optimal patient care.


OU College of Pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

OU College of Pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, in partnership with OU Health, offers the Doctor of Pharmacy professional degree program and graduate programs in the Pharmaceutical Sciences leading to Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Since 1896, the College of Pharmacy has had more than 5,300 graduates.


OU Health — along with its academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center — is the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence. With 11,000 employees and more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practice providers, OU Health is home to Oklahoma’s largest physician network with a complete range of specialty care. OU Health serves Oklahoma and the region with the state’s only freestanding children’s hospital, the only National Cancer Institute-Designated OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center and Oklahoma’s flagship hospital, which serves as the state’s only Level 1 trauma center. Becker’s Hospital Review named University of Oklahoma Medical Center one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America for 2020. OU Health’s oncology program at Stephenson Cancer Center and University of Oklahoma Medical Center was named Oklahoma’s top facility for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020-21 rankings. OU Health was also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as high performing in these specialties: Colon Surgery, COPD and Congestive Heart Failure. OU Health’s mission is to lead healthcare in patient care, education and research. To learn more, visit ouhealth.com.