Luther Laite IV
Member since 2003
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Luther V Laite IV is a registered Florida pharmacist. He obtained his doctor of pharmacy degree from Palm Beach Atlantic
University in 2007. Luther began his career in pharmacy at Walgreens where he held the position of pharmacy manager for five years. After eleven years with Walgreens, Luther decided to expand his pharmacy expertise by obtaining a position in hospital pharmacy. He is currently employed by Health First at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. Additionally, he obtained his consultant license in 2010 and serves as consultant pharmacist for surgery centers on the east coast of Florida. With regards to his other professional affiliations, Luther served as the 2012 president-elect of the Brevard County Pharmacy Association (BCPA) and is currently serving as president. He is actively involved with his local peers and other health care professionals in the county
Pharmacy is in a tough position as a profession. We are struggling every day to find our place in the medical field. You may personally feel that as an individual pharmacist you help people and are an important person on the healthcare team. And, I would agree with you. Unfortunately, not everyone in our society and in the healthcare profession feels this way. Although they may comprehend that we are capable, important, and influential, their own personal gain and money-saving desires keep them from publicly acknowledging these feelings. Only through a large organization such as the Florida Pharmacy Association, is it possible for us to effectively raise public and peer awareness as to the importance of our profession. This organization is the voice of pharmacy for Florida. We are the organization that pharmacists rely on to protect the vitality and success of our profession. It is my hope that as the regional 6 director of this organization, I can help influence the growth needed to have more impact in this state.