Meg Freiter, PharmD, is Senior Manager, Pharmacy Practice at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in Washington, DC. In this role, she is responsible for contributing to initiatives related to transformation of the role of the pharmacist, advancing pharmacists’ patient care services, and promoting the pharmacist’s role as a health care provider. She develops practice tools and resources that support several of APhA’s strategic focus areas, including pharmacists’ engagement in public health and team-based care delivery models, as well as payment for pharmacists’ services.
Prior to completing the APhA Foundation Executive Residency in Association Management & Leadership in 2020, Freiter received her PharmD from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy in Columbia, SC and graduated as a Walker Leadership Scholar. She remains engaged with the Walker Leadership Scholars Program as an alumni through mentorship and strategic planning activities that drive the program’s mission to select and develop high-capacity student pharmacists who will make substantial contributions to the profession through exceptional leadership.
“The Executive Fellowship afforded me the opportunity to work alongside top leaders to empower pharmacists to care for patients through research, innovation, and leadership. My engagement in managing and growing the APhA Foundation’s research and scholarship programs developed key skillsets that I continue to draw from in my current role. The experience gave me the knowledge and experience to be an advocate for the profession and advance pharmacy practice. In my current role with the pharmacy practice team at APhA, I work on initiatives related to transforming pharmacists’ role and expanding access to patient care services. I am responsible for developing practice tools and resources that support several of APhA’s strategic focus areas, including pharmacists’ engagement in public health and team-based care delivery models, as well as payment for pharmacists’ services.”