Gary Rice, RPh, MS, MBA, CSP
Executive Vice President, Operations
Gary became Diplomat’s executive vice president of operations in 2016. He handles Diplomat’s core operational management. This builds on his previous role as senior vice president of clinical, education, and human resources, in which he managed Diplomat’s industry-leading clinical support services; education for patients and clients; and Human Resources department.
Before joining Diplomat in June 2011, Gary was vice president of operations at ITSRx, where he provided operational and clinical leadership for the development of specialty and retail pharmacies. Gary served as director of specialty clinical management for MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc. He directed oncology strategy, specialty pharmacy sales management, the clinical guidance of specialty medication providers, and the clinical protocol development of 15 specialty therapy categories. Before his time at MedImpact, he was vice president of retail and ancillary services and director of pharmaceutical services at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston, Texas.
Gary graduated with a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences in Boston. He earned his Master of Science in pharmacy from the University of Houston and completed his Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.