Dusty Allen, Ph.D., graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy, with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2006. While there, he was inducted as a member of Alpha Psi, the local chapter for Phi Lambda Sigma, in recognition of his leadership in the field of pharmacy. Dusty was the legislative liaison for SWPhA at Southwestern and continues to be involved in legislation pertaining to pharmacy today. Dusty’s interest in pharmacy began at a young age and continues today. He has managed Checotah Pharmacy since it opened in Spring 2008, and has a special focus on Diabetes Education and treatment of Diabetes as a whole with nutrition, exercise, and medication. Dusty has a certificate in Diabetes training and also is certified to immunize. Having worked in community pharmacy all his career, Dusty enjoys the hands-on and clinical duties of his job. He started a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program and Adherence Program at Checotah Pharmacy, along with local physicians, to increase treatment outcomes in his practice.