University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy alumnus Michael “Mike” Burleson ’74 PHA was officially sworn in as President of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) at the organization’s 108th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.
Burleson currently serves as executive director of the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy and has been very active in the profession within Kentucky and across the nation. Prior to his election as President of NABP, he served a one-year term as treasurer and a two-year member term representing District 3 on the Executive Committee for the organization. He has served on several NABP committees over the years as well.
Burleson has been a member of the Kentucky Pharmacists Association since 1974, having served two terms as a KPhA board member. He has been actively involved in the Tri-County Pharmacists Association, and served the organization as its treasurer for 12 years.
In 1995, he was named Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.
Burleson also is a former President of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association.
*Content written by the UK College of Pharmacy