PittPharmacy_ScottDrab_7094The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) recently presented Scott R. Drab, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM with the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year Award during PPA’s 2014 Annual Conference held on September 20, 2014, at the Four Points by Sheraton in Mars, Pa.

The Pharmacist of the Year Award is presented to a pharmacist who has demonstrated dedication to the profession of pharmacy, contributed time and effort to the various professional organizations, furthered the profession of pharmacy through community service and embodied those qualities of attitude and leadership, which exemplified the profession.

Drab exemplifies the pharmacy profession and leads by example every day to educate patients, students and other health care professionals on how to care for patients with life-long chronic conditions. Throughout his career, he has served as a mentor, a colleague and a friend to many, and has always demonstrated the true meaning of “care provider” through his involvement in community service, professional organizations and dedication to the advancement of the profession in provision of direct patient care. His approach to clinical practice has truly been patient centered. Working collaboratively and interprofessionally with primary care providers for approximately 20 years, he provides quality pharmaceutical care to educate patients and caregivers on diabetes management.


Dean Patricia Kroboth, Associate Professor Scott Drab, Assistant Professor Karen Pater

Drab is an associate professor in the pharmacy and therapeutics department at the School of Pharmacy.

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