The board was created in 1891 and consists of nine members appointed by the governor: five licensed pharmacists, two public members and two pharmacy technicians. There are also 20 staff members, led by the executive director.
The duty of the board is to regulate the practice of pharmacy through licensure and compliance. Currently, there are 29,727 licensees, including individuals and drug outlets.
Mailing Address: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 150, Portland 97232-2162
Contact: Joseph Schnabel, Executive Director
Legal and Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS Chapters 475