History of Sand Run Pharmacy and Staff

Sand Run Pharmacy

The Staff at Sand Run Pharmacy values the importance of training and education to keep abreast of new trends and to improve our skills and knowledge to better serve you. Our staff of pharmacy technicians are certified to meet the highest standard of care and to better assist our pharmacists and you. Our pharmacists are licensed by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and certified in their respective areas of specialty. We currently serve as an experiential site for pharmacy students at Ohio Northern University, The Ohio State University and Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Our pharmacists are members of the National Community Pharmacists Association and the Ohio Pharmacists Association. A little about them:

  Tom Lamb RPh; Pharmacist and Director of day to day operations and billing. Tom handles billing of Medicare and other insurance companies among his many responsibilities.He is our resource for home health items, support hosiery, wheelchairs and durable medical equipment. Tom coordinates all of our seasonal flu vaccine clinics that we hold in the community. Tom acts as the preceptor for students that rotate through our workplace as part of their educational process at their respective college of pharmacy.  Tom is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University).  Tom is a member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association and National Community Pharmacists Association. To ask Tom a question, email him at tlamb@sandrunpharmacy.com
  Meg Lamb RPh, FACVP; Pharmacist and coordinator of compounding at Sand Run Pharmacy. Meg also is trained in areas including, immunizations, diabetes, sterile products and her favorite; veterinary compounding. Meg received her training and is a Fellow in the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists. She is a member of the  Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding (formerly IACP) as well as being active in other professional and community organizations. Meg can often be found in the community at schools promoting pharmacy, talking to seniors about medication safety  or giving flu shots. She serves on the Community Leadership Team at the Akron Children’s Hospital Haslinger Center for Palliative Care and on the Summit County Partners 4 Safety coalition.  She represents Sand Run Pharmacy on the Summit County Immunization Coalition to promote vaccination awareness in Summit County for kids as well as adults. Meg also is a member of the Dean’s Advisory board at the College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University where she is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice.  She serves as a preceptor for Pharmacy students and promotes compounding skills and involvement in Community Pharmacy. To ask Meg a question, email her at mlamb@sandrunpharmacy.com
  Jason Sloan PharmD, RPh; Staff Pharmacist graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2005 with a PharmD degree. Jason was an intern at Sand Run Pharmacy during his sixth year of school and has been with Sand Run Pharmacy since graduation. He specializes in our blood sugar and cholesterol screenings. Jason is also certified to administer immunizations. To ask Jason a question, email him at jsloan@sandrunpharmacy.com
Robert Nearhoof PharmD, RPh, is a staff Pharmacist who graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in 2011 with his PharmD degree. Robert did a rotation at Sand Run Pharmacy during his first year of Pharmacy School in 2008, and joined the Sand Run team in July 2020. He is a member of the  Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and the Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA). Robert is certified in providing immunizations, compounding, basic life support, and medication therapy management. Robert is also a preceptor for pharmacy students at NEOMED, once earning the Preceptor of Year award for second year pharmacy students from the class of 2018 for the 2015-2016 school year.  In his spare time, Robert enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife and their two daughters, as well as woodworking, fishing, and anything outdoors related. To ask Robert a question, email him at rnearhoof@sandrunpharmacy.com.