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Greg Peden

Greg Peden

Director of Community Pharmacy Services
Pharmacist, Auburn Student Pharmacy
Department: Pharmacy Health Services
Auburn University
Auburn Student Pharmacy
400 Lem Morrison Drive
Auburn, AL 36849
Email: pedengc@auburn.edu
Phone: 334-844-4099
Fax: 334-844-4019


  • Pharm.D. - Auburn, 2008

Greg Peden, Pharm.D. graduated from the Harrison School of Pharmacy with a Pharm.D. in 2008 and practiced in a community chain pharmacy for two years before joining Pharmacy Health Services as the Pharmacist in Charge (PIC) of the Auburn University Student Pharmacy in 2010. He was promoted to the PHS Coordinator of Distributive Services in 2011, and to the PHS Director of Community Pharmacy Services in 2017. He has both community chain pharmacy and independent pharmacy experience.

Dr. Peden currently serves many roles within PHS and HSOP. He is the Director of Community Pharmacy Services within Pharmacy Health Services (PHS), and is the administrator in charge of the three community pharmacies that PHS operates (the AU Student Pharmacy, the AU Employee Pharmacy, and the SEIB Pharmacy). He also provides continuous oversight of all PHS operations (clinic, pharmacy, teaching, outreach, and research).

He is a HSOP affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Pharmacy Practice, the Community Pharmacy Residency Coordinator for PHS's PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency, and a community pharmacy preceptor for PHS's PGY-1 residency programs. He has expertise in community pharmacy practice; ambulatory care; interprofessional collaboration; applied pharmacoeconomics; pharmacy administration; human resources management; pharmacy compounding; pharmacy jurisprudence; and Healthcare IT (HIT). Dr. Peden has developed expertise in applied pharmacoeconomics through his work within PHS (analyzing large data sets and modeling potential financial outcomes of proposed population-level interventions and conducting outcomes analysis on existing population-level and patient-focused programs).

Dr. Peden has served as a HSOP community pharmacy practice preceptor for 10 years and as a residency community pharmacy practice preceptor for 8 years. He and Dr. Kimberly Braxton-Lloyd are working to make the community pharmacy dispensing software that is used within PHS community pharmacies available for HSOP students throughout the curriculum for early experiential training and practice with pharmacy IT. They are also working with faculty to explore integrating technology used within PHS (such as the electronic medical record (EMR), point-of-care testing devices, telemedicine resources, and other PHS resources) available for early experiential educaiton. He and Dr. Braxton Lloyd serve as community pharmacy content experts throughout the curriculum, and they are designing two new electives in community pharmacy practice that will be introduced to the HSOP curriculum in the Fall of 2018.

Dr. Peden serves on the AU Student Insurance Committee; provides expert consultation for the AU Insurance and Benefits Committee; is a vital member of PHS's Executive Committee; and serves on several HSOP committees (Clinical Services Advisory, Residency Advisory, Co-Curricular Planning, and many HSOP Faculty and Staff Search Committees). He is one of four pharmacists in the USA that have been selected to serve in the prestigious position of national pharmacist representative on the Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy (MMCAP) National Advisory Board, 2017-2020; collaborates with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) concerning MMCAP contract utilization by Alabama state and local government entities; represents HSOP within the national Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA); and he is an active member of the Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA).He is a member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).

Last Updated: January 31, 2017