C. Edwin Webb, Jr., BS ’72, PharmD ’73, MPH, FCCP

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2024 Distinguished Service to Pharmacy Award Winner

C. Edwin Webb

C. Edwin Webb, PharmD, MPH, FCCP serves as a consultant and senior policy advisor to the Executive Director and Board of Regents of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the national professional and scientific society of pharmacists providing leadership in clinical pharmacy practice, research and education.

He joined the ACCP staff in 2000, establishing and managing its Washington, DC office until his formal retirement from the senior executive staff in August 2018. He served the College as Director of Government and Professional Affairs (2000-2008) and as Associate Executive Director (2009-2018). His portfolio has included federal legislative and regulatory advocacy and communications, professional and inter-organizational affairs, and policy analysis, development, and implementation. Working with colleagues in the pharmacy policy community, he led the implementation of successful legislative and policy Fellow programs for pharmacists and pharmacy educators with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the U.S. Congress and the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Webb holds Bachelor of Science (1972) and Doctor of Pharmacy (1973) degrees from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, and a Master of Public Health degree with a major in health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health (1985). He completed a Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship with the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Public Health Service (1993) and was inducted in 2010 as a fellow of the pharmacy academy of the National Academies of Practice, the nation’s principal interprofessional health care policy and advocacy organization.

Dr. Webb has more than 30 years of national pharmacy association executive experience in the areas of policy analysis, advocacy, and clinical/professional affairs, having also served on the staffs of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (1992-2000) and the American
Pharmacists Association (1987-1992). Prior to moving to Washington, he served for ten years as Director of Pharmacy Education of the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina, holding faculty appointments in Pharmacy and Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. His clinical practice and teaching responsibilities were in critical care adult and pediatric pharmacotherapy.