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Rockledge Florida Pharmacist to Lead FPA

Monday, July 4, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Jackson

July 3, 2016

For Immediate Release: July 3, 2016
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   Robert Scott Tomerlin, PharmD

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - During the Florida Pharmacy Association’s 126th Annual Meeting & Convention held June 29 - July 4, 2016 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Broward County, Florida, Robert Scott Tomerlin was installed as president of the Florida Pharmacy Association for 2016-2017.

Born and raised in Louisville, KY. Scott is a 2006 graduate of the Mercer University College of Pharmacy in Atlanta, GA. It is there that he met his future wife, Teresa, during their first semester of pharmacy school. Teresa is a Pharmacist for Target Pharmacy. He and his wife have three children- John, Nathan and Isabella.

Upon graduation of pharmacy School in 2006, Scott fell in love with Brevard County and decided that it was where he wished to call home. It was here that he discovered the Brevard County Pharmacy Association and its members whom he cherishes as friends and fellow colleagues. In 2008, Scott was elected as President of the Brevard County Association serving until 2010. He is a past executive committee chairman of the Association and serves as a current active member on their executive committee. While serving as President of the Brevard County Pharmacy Association, he helped lead the Association in earning several Florida Pharmacy Association awards during his tenure, including Chapter Involvement and Community Services awards.

In the community, Scott has been involved in the Cocoa Beach chapter of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life booth on behalf of the Brevard County Pharmacy Association over the past several years. Scott is a Wolf Scout Den leader for Pack 373 Cub Scouts at Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne. Scott has also participated in several community fundraisers in the Brevard County area, including the Cocoa Beach Relay for Life, American Heart Association Heart Walk in Viera, The Brevard County Multiple Sclerosis association annual walk in Viera and Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon in Brevard County.

Tomerlin is a Florida licensed Pharmacist and is the Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens Pharmacy in West Melbourne, Florida where he has held that position since 2009.

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