Senior Vice President, Clinical, Education & Human Resources, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy
Gary Rice, RPh, MS, MBA, CSP is the Senior Vice President, Clinical, Education & Human Resources at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy in Flint, MI, where he provides leadership, strategy, and planning for all clinical, education, and Human Resources functions across Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy. He works closely with Operations, IT, Business Development, Sales and Marketing, and Managed Markets for tactical positioning and clinical service support from development through implementation, and over sees clinical and education initiatives and services. Gary is a past President in 2012 and currently President of the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPCB) and the Chairman of the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) Specialty Accreditation Oversight Committee. Gary is also the President of the AMCP Midwest Chapter. Gary has over 30 years of pharmacy experience in PBM, managed markets, home infusion, DME, retail, and hospital pharmacy.
Gary earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences in Boston. He received a Master’s of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Houston, and completed a Pharmacy Residency Program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Houston. Gary completed his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He completed his Specialty Pharmacy Certification (CSP) in October 2013.