Tucker Named 2009 Outstanding Alumnus
After graduating with his Pharm.D. degree from the UT College of Pharmacy in 1988, Dr. Tucker joined the family-owned City Drug Company in Huntingdon where he implemented several new pharmacy services such as diabetes care, asthma education and immunization administration. Dr. Tucker has served as president of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA), president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, and speaker of the House of Delegates for TPA for more than 10 years. He has served in advisory positions and on committees with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) for more than 20 years, including nine years on the APhA board where he recently completed the term as President. Dr. Tucker was honored as the Marion Merrell Dow Distinguished Young Pharmacist (1993), the Albert B. Prescott/Glaxo Wellcome Phi Delta Chi National Leadership Award (1996) and Phi Lambda Sigma National Leadership Award (1997). He was named "Friend of ASP" in 2004 by the University of Tennessee Academy of Student Pharmacists. Tim is an active member of First Baptist Church, serving as a member of the men's ensemble and WeeCare Committee. He and his wife, Diane Wood Tucker, an Occupational Therapist, have 3 boys: Will, Matthew, and Jack Tucker.