Brigid K. Groves, PharmD, MS

American Pharmacists Association

Brigid K Grove 1s Senior Director, Practice and Professional Affairs at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). She leads, coordinates, and contributes to efforts and initiatives related to transformation of the role of the pharmacist, advancing pharmacists’ patient care services, creation of practice tools and resources, and promoting the pharmacist’s role as a health care provider. Additionally, she administers, directs, coordinates, and participates in the work of the Association related to the APhA Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program initiative and advancement of postgraduate pharmacy residency education and training initiatives. Previously, Groves was population health pharmacist at a pediatric accountable care organization. Prior, she held roles as a clinical and pharmacy practice coordinator at a large grocery-store based community pharmacy chain. Groves has been heavily involved in professional pharmacy organizations for many years.

Groves earned her Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration in 2014 and her PharmD in 2012 at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy (OSU COP). Additionally, she completed a combined PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in community care pharmacy administration at Kroger Pharmacy and OSU COP in 2014. Before her PharmD, Groves earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 2006 from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio.