Pharmacists in North Carolina: Steady Numbers, Changing Roles

Executive Summary (February 2014)

This study of the pharmacy workforce in NC was conducted by the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the Cecil G. Sheps Center (Sheps Center) in response to a request by the University of North Carolina General Administration.

Key Findings:

  • NC Has a Strong Supply of Pharmacists
  • The Pharmacist Workforce is Mostly Female and Mostly White
  • A Majority of the NC Pharmacist Workforce Was Trained in NC
  • The Demand for Pharmacists Has Declined Over the Past Decade


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