Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-12-14


Samford University pharmacy graduate Donnie Calhoun, an independent pharmacy owner in Anniston, Ala., has been chosen 2011-12 president-elect of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).

Calhoun, owner and pharmacist at Golden Springs Pharmacy, was elected to the national post earlier this fall. A member of Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy advisory board, he also is president of the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy.

The NCPA represents owners, managers and employees of more than 23,000 independent community pharmacies throughout the United States.

Calhoun, a 1987 Samford graduate, has been an NCPA officer and board member for more than 10 years, most recently serving as 2010-11 board chairman.  He and his wife, Cynthia Moore Calhoun, a graduate of Samford’s Cumberland School of law, have three children.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.