Jack W. “Jay” Campbell IV, JD, RPh, was elected to serve a three-year member term, representing District 3, on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) during the Association’s 110th Annual Meeting, May 17-20, 2014, in Phoenix, AZ.

Mr Campbell has served as the executive director of the North Carolina Board since 2006. He began his career in 1993 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.

Mr Campbell is an active member of NABP and has served on many of the Association’s task forces and committees, including the Task Force on Prescription Drug Diversion from Common Carriers and the NABP Task Force to Review and Recommend Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act, for which he served as chair. He is also a board member and the current president of District 3. In 2013, NABP awarded Mr Campbell the Lester E. Hosto Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association.

Mr Campbell is also involved with other professional organizations, including the American Society for Pharmacy Law, of which he was president from 2008 to 2009; the American Pharmacists Association (APhA); and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

An adjunct professor at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and adjunct instructor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Wingate University School of Pharmacy, Mr Campbell shares his expertise and guidance with future pharmacists. He was named the 2009 and 2012 PY3 Instructor of the Year by his third-year pharmacy students at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He is also the editor of the APhA Pharmacy Law Matters.

Mr Campbell obtained his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from UNC in 1993, and his juris doctor degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1997, graduating as the valedictorian of his class at both universities.

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