Sarah E. Adkins

PharmD, RPh, BCACP
Founder/Executive Director

Sarah Adkins, current Executive Director of Rising Suns Pharmacy, is a pharmacist and a native of Athens County, Ohio. Sarah attended Albany Elementary through the 8th grade. She moved with her family into the city of Athens and graduated from Athens High School in 1993. She graduated from the University of Toledo in 1998 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy.

She worked for Meijer Pharmacy in Northwest Ohio for two years after graduation. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio and worked for Medco Health Solutions as a Customer Service Pharmacist, Managed Care Pharmacist, Supervisor of Physician Service Center and then Knowledge Manager of Medication Therapy Management. She attended The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy (OSU COP) and completed her Doctor of Pharmacy in June 2010. Sarah moved back to her hometown of Athens, Ohio in 2011. She completed a PGY 1 residency in a collaborative agreement of clinical and academic practice with OSU COP and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM).

After the residency, Dr. Adkins advanced her residency into a full-time shared position with OSU COP and OUHCOM where she has worked for the past eight years. She precepts fourth year Ohio State pharmacy students on rotations. She spends clinic time with the Ohio University Heritage Community Clinic and OhioHealth Family Practice Residency clinic. She teaches pharmacy sciences at OUHCOM and Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP). She is passionate and dedicated to her communities in Appalachia, Southeast Ohio, and Athens.