Kermit R. Crawford is Executive in Residence and Senior Advisor to the Dean at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. Previously, Crawford was the President of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness for Walgreens Company, which operates the largest drugstore chain in the United States. Previously, Crawford was Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Walgreen’s Pharmacy Services. Crawford led a transformation of the pharmacy experience at Walgreens, moving it from a model focused on product delivery to one, where the pharmacist-patient interaction is central.
Crawford has served on the Board of Councilors of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. Crawford has received numerous awards and was honored by Chain Drug Review in 2009 as “Pharmacy Executive of the Year.”
Crawford holds a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.