Heather Free, PharmD
Heather Free, PharmD, is an APhA media spokesperson who has been media
trained and is regularly called upon for media interviews. She has been quoted
in national and local print publications and local news stations, including the
Rodale book List Lovers Get Healthy Guide and on News Channel 8 in
Free is a graduate of The Ohio State University and completed a PGY-1
Residency in Primary Practice with Emphasis in Community Pharmacy Settings with
the University of Maryland. She is active within the American Pharmacist
Association, participating with the New Practitioner Program.
Free also volunteers for the American Pharmacist Foundation. Free is
certified as a consultant pharmacist in Maryland and serves as an adjunctive
instructor and preceptor for the University of Maryland. She has
extensive background in pharmacy operations in the retail sector with
CVS/Pharmacy and Target Pharmacy. Free is also certificate trained in
immunizations and diabetes.
Free is the Pharmacist-in-Charge for BioScrip Pharmacy, in Washington, D.C.
Her group is responsible for assisting patients with their pharmaceutical
needs, including prescription processing and dispensing, patient education and
drug monitoring. Her role extends from being a pharmacist to managing the