Philip P. Burgess, RPh, DPh, MBA

Chairman, Illinois State Board of Pharmacy

Phil Burgess has served on the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy since 2001, currently serving as Chairman, and recently working with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy on a Task Force regarding the regulation of drug disposal programs. He holds a pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

He also currently serves as the President of Philip Burgess Consulting, LLC, which he founded in 2009 after a successful 40-year career at Walgreens. During his tenure at Walgreens, he held numerous Corporate Management positions as National Director of Pharmacy Operations and National Director of Pharmacy Affairs. He has been actively engaged on the issues involving drug and syringe disposal for many years both while at Walgreens and now in his current activities.