Mrs. Debra Myers Wilson

Mrs. Debra Myers Wilson
2009 Honorary Alumni

Debra Myers Wilson graduated with honors from The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1975. She is also a 2001 graduate of The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Executive Management Program for Pharmacy Leaders.

After graduation from pharmacy school she held positions in hospital, chain, retail pharmacy and pharmaceutical manufacturing before joining Wilson Pharmacy in 1987.

Debra was instrumental in establishing the home IV infusion services at Wilson Pharmacy in 1988 and was responsible for the management of the Wilson Pharmacy Home Health division until its sale in 2007. 

Debra is President of Wilson Pharmacy, Inc., Pharmacy Network Services, Inc. and Clinical Management Concepts, Inc. She has been responsible for the clinical, regulatory and operational affairs of these pharmacy companies since 1997.  In this capacity she has led the effort to receive accreditation with commendation in multiple JCAHO reviews.

In recent years, she has helped develop programs that provide pharmacy knowledge-based services. Much of her focus is related to analyzing and managing prescription drug utilization data, and the application of this information to improve patient outcome and the return on investment for employers who purchase prescription drugs for their employees. She is also involved in disease management and wellness programs using pharmacy knowledge. This work is done with private sector employers and institutionalized groups of patients.

Throughout the years she has been involved with several pharmacy organizations, including National Community Pharmacists Association, Senior Care Pharmacy Alliance, and National Home Infusion Association with particular focus on legislative activity affecting the profession of pharmacy.

Debra has served on the Board of Directors of CareSpark since 2006.   Carespark is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of people in our region through the collaborative use of health information.

Debra was actively involved in the founding of The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy; she served on its original admissions committee and remains a volunteer faculty member. She currently oversees a co-funded college of pharmacy professor position and other student involved rotations at Wilson Pharmacy and related companies.

Debra was instrumental in establishing the Guy and Miriam Wilson Nursing Scholarship at ETSU, in memory of her husband’s parents, and continues to support this ongoing effort to help nursing students who want to achieve a graduate degree.

Debra has been an advisor to The Dispensary of Hope project that will provide necessary prescription medication to needy individuals in Washington County.

Debra’s non-professional activities involve her love of nature and the outdoors. She loves to travel with family and friends to exotic places around the world. She is an avid golfer and enjoys experimenting with gourmet cooking.

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