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The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy was established by legislative action in 1920. The mission of the Board is to protect and promote the health of Mississippi citizens by regulating and controlling the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of prescription drugs and devices.

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is comprised of seven pharmacist members, all appointed by the Governor. They are assisted by an administrative staff headed by an Executive Director appointed by the Board.

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has moved to expanded facilities located at 6360 I 55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi 39211.Telephone numbers for the new location are 601-899-8880 for the main office and fax at 601-899-8851. The Prescription Monitoring Program may be reached at 601-899-0138 and fax at 601-899-8904.​​​​​​


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Frank Gammill, Executive Director, Announces Retirement | 3/6/2018

Frank Gammill, Executive Director of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, Announces His Retirement

Dear Friends,

It is with mixed emotion that I announce my retirement as Executive Director of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy effective June 1, 2018. This has been a difficult decision for me, but after a career of 54 years I am convinced the time is now. I am looking forward to spending more time with my family.

I have been blessed in my career and especially in my work with the Board of Pharmacy. The honor of serving the State of Mississippi and the profession of pharmacy in the role of Executive Director is a marvelous way to end my career.

When I was promoted to the position of Executive Director, I had many goals. One important goal and accomplishment was the need for another facility for the Board and staff. In 2013 we accomplished this effort and made our move to our current location. Our new offices offer a more appropriate and productive work environment for both the Board and staff and represents the profession well.

I knew we had the need to update our licensing system. Although a software system is always a work in progress, I am very proud of our new system and what it has been able to offer all of us. We continue in our efforts to bring this and all the Board systems into the 21st century.

The Mississippi Prescription Monitoring program has been in existence since 2005. It began as a manual system, but now has been developed into a system that I will put up against any PMP in the nation.

PBM licensing and oversight is a critical need for the citizens and our profession. Although we are limited in our authority over PBM activity, I am proud of our accomplishments in this area.

I am most proud of the staff of the Board of Pharmacy. I am confident in the ability and dedication of my staff. I can only hope the next Executive Director will learn to love the staff and the work of the Board as much as I have.

I retire with the peace of mind that my successor will have the tools necessary to continue improving the Board's work and to take the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy and the profession of pharmacy in Mississippi to an even higher level of success.

Over the next few weeks and months I hope to be able to personally visit with you. I will always cherish our friendships and I look forward to watching the profession of pharmacy and the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy grow in our service to the public.

Sincerely, 

Frank E. Gammill​ 
Executive Director
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MBP Newsletter: March 2018 | 3/5/2018

The March 2018 Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Newsletter is now available. Click Here to download the latest newsletter from MBP.

The following topics are covered in this month's newsletter: MBP Going Green, Pharmacy Technicians, Annual Controlled Substance Inventory, Reporting Controlled Substance Losses and USP 795 and 797 Compliance. 

Please make this newsletter available to all of your pharmacy employees. Thank you! ​
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MBP Seeking Executive Director | 3/1/2018

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy will soon have an opening for the Executive Director position and is now accepting applications from candidates who meet the qualifications. Details regarding qualifications and the application process are outlined below: 

Qualifications

  • The Executive Director of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy shall be a citizen of Mississippi and a pharmacist licensed in good standing to practice pharmacy in the State of Mississippi.
  • The Executive Director shall have five (5) years of experience as a pharmacist. 

Duties and Responsibilities

As outlined in Article XXXVII of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations: http://www.mbp.ms.gov/Pages/Regulations.aspx

How to Apply?

To apply for the Executive Director position with the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, please send the following items via U.S. Mail to P.O. Box 16768, Jackson, MS 39236

  • Letter of Interest including why you are interested in the position as well as goals you have for the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy 
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference

NOTE: Emailed items will not be accepted​

Online eLicense Renewal Portal Open For Business | 2/14/2018

After weekend maintenance on the online renewal portal, the eLicense Portal is now open once again for online transactions and renewals. Should you have any issues while attempting to renew your license or registration with the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, please contact Licensing@mbp.ms.gov. Thank you for your patience during this upgrade!

2018 Pharmacy Technician Renewal | 2/5/2018

Online Renewals are now available for Pharmacy Technicians. The April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019 Pharmacy Technician Renewal is now available for online renewal through our eLicense Portal. Click Here for additional information regarding your renewal and to access the eLicense Portal. If you have not used the online portal before, you will need to register as a new user.

If you were arrested between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018, you will need to contact the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy for instruction on submitting a paper renewal application. You will not be able to renew online.

If you have questions or need username/password assistance for the portal, please email: Licensing@mbp.ms.gov
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