Greg Higby Retirement Interview

The Institute is pleased to share the video of AIHP President William A. Zellmer interviewing AIHP Executive Director Greg Higby that was featured at AIHP’s Annual Business Meeting Webinar on November 15, 2018. There is a short (12:13) and a long (34:08) version of the interview.

Short version of Higby Retirement Video (12:13)

Zellmer and Higby discuss many topics as Higby reflects on his more than three decades of service to AIHP in light of his upcoming retirement. Higby talks about his status as a third-generation pharmacist (0:00); how he came to study the history of pharmacy (1:57); his various research interests (4:20); his thoughts on the future direction of the Institute (6:28); and his personal and professional plans for after his retirement (9:00).


Long version of Higby Retirement Video (34:08)

Zellmer and Higby discuss many topics as Higby reflects on his more than three decades of service to AIHP in light of his upcoming retirement. Higby talks about his status as a third-generation pharmacist (0:52); how he came to study the history of pharmacy (2:53); how the field of the history of pharmacy has changed since 1978 (5:11); his influences as a historian (6:48); his research on William Procter, Jr., (8:42); his other historical research interests (11:13); his historical perspective on the transformation of pharmacy in the United States over the last 50 years (13:22); the lessons that the history of pharmacy can offer to contemporary practitioners (16:20); his thought on the founding of AIHP (19:20); the future direction of the Institute (22:27); his thoughts on the importance of AIHP (25:10) and his personal and professional plans for after his retirement (29:16).

AIHP thanks Greg Higby for his dedication to the Institute and wishes him a happy and relaxing retirement!

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