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Joel Levitan, BSP ’69, Takes Office as Ohio Pharmacists Association Trustee

The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced today that Joel Levitan, R.Ph., of Sylvania, Ohio, was installed as a Trustee at its 136th Annual Conference held April 4-6 in Columbus.

Levitan is a 1969 graduate of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy.  He has practiced community pharmacy in the city of Toledo for 42 years.  For 20 years, he has served in leadership roles with the Toledo Academy of Pharmacy.  He is a past recipient of OPA’s Bowl of Hygeia Award.

“We are pleased to add Joel Levitan to our association’s Board of Trustees. He has been a valued member of the organization and the pharmacy community for many years, and we look forward to working with him as a Trustee,” said Ernest Boyd, OPA Executive Director.

OPA, established in 1879, represents more than 4,000 pharmacists, pharmacy educators, and pharmacy students throughout the state. It is OPA’s mission to unite the profession of pharmacy and encourage interprofessional relations, while promoting public health through education, discussion, and legislation.

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