Pharmacogenomics and Provider Status
According to the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), community pharmacists are highly accessible health care professionals and 95% of Americans live within just 5 miles of a pharmacy. (https://ncpa.org/provider-
Scott Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, became the 13th Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Pharmacists Association in June 2020, after serving for nine years as the Chief Pharmacy Officer at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Knoer is a passionate advocate for patients and the profession of pharmacy. He has successfully lobbied boards of pharmacy in Ohio and Minnesota to allow the advancement of pharmacy practice, and he has led initiatives that changed Ohio and federal law related to the elevation of pharmacy practice and reducing the impact of drug shortages. He received his BA in psychology from Creighton University and his PharmD from the University of Nebraska.