About the Pharmacist-in-Charge : Rick Wilhoit
Dr. Rick Wilhoit is the Pharmacist in Charge of Gulf Breeze Apothecary. Rick is also an owner with Gulf Breeze Apothecary and is excited to bring his clinical knowledge and pharmacy experience to the team. Rick has a strong interest in compounding pharmacy, LTC Pharmacy, nutritional supplements, and medication compliance to improve the lives of his patients.
Rick is a pharmacist with extensive clinical pharmacist experience. Although most of his pharmacist career has been specialized in emergency medicine, he also has a strong background in independent community pharmacy, home health, and immunization clinics. He is looking forward to joining our practice to team up with both patients and providers as part of the healthcare team to help improve patient’s health and quality of life. Rick will be a huge asset to the growth and success of this pharmacy and to the Gulf Breeze community.
Rick is a 2011 graduate of South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah, GA and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, FL in 2013. Rick has been involved with many state and national pharmacy associations throughout the years, as well as a brother of the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. One of his professional achievements that he is extremely proud of his being a contributor on “Improving Patient and Health System Outcomes Through Advanced Pharmacy Practice. A Report to the U.S. Surgeon General 2011.”
Rick has also been involved with pharmacist education over the years by serving as a preceptor for APPE students from numerous pharmacy schools, and also previously precepted for a PGY1 pharmacy residency program.
Rick currently lives in Gulf Breeze, FL, with his 4 dogs. In his free time, he enjoys music, being outdoors, collecting rocks, traveling, and spending time with his many nieces, nephews, and godchildren.