Jack W. “Jay” Campbell IV, JD, RPh, was elected to serve as the 2018-2019 president-elect of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) during the Association’s 114th Annual Meeting, May 5-8, 2018, in Denver, CO. Prior to the election, Mr Campbell served a one-year term as the NABP treasurer. He also served a three-year term as an Executive Committee member representing District 3.
Mr Campbell is the executive director of the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, a position he has held since 2006. He began his career as a community pharmacist and as a researcher for a pharmaceutical company. Following law school and a federal judicial clerkship, Mr Campbell practiced as an appellate litigation attorney for eight years in Washington, DC, and Charlotte, NC.
As an adjunct instructor and adjunct professor, Mr Campbell shares his pharmacy law expertise with students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Wingate University School of Pharmacy, and Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. His third-year pharmacy students at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy named him the 2017, 2013, and 2009 PY3 Instructor of the Year.
As an active member of NABP, Mr Campbell has made many contributions to the NABP District 3 meetings, and previously served as president of District 3 from 2008 to 2017. In addition, Mr Campbell has served on many of the Association’s committees and task forces, including the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation as Executive Committee liaison in 2017; the Resolutions Committee in 2011 and as chair in 2008; and the Task Force to Review and Recommend Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act as chair in 2010. NABP awarded Mr Campbell the Lester E. Hosto Distinguished Service Award – the highest honor bestowed by the Association – in 2013.
In addition to serving as director of District 3, Mr Campbell is involved with other professional organizations, including the American Society for Pharmacy Law, of which he was president from 2008 to 2009, and the American Pharmacists Association.
Mr Campbell obtained his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from UNC in 1993 and his juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1997, graduating as the valedictorian of his class at both universities.
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