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About Sara Wilson Reece

Dr. Reece has a diverse background in the pharmacy arena. She has held positions in community pharmacy, state pharmacy association, public health, primary care and diabetes education. During her time at PCOM, she has coordinated and taught in multiple pharmacy practice courses. Her passion for diabetes and caring for patients with diabetes has led to her area of clinical and research specialty – endocrinology, with a focus in diabetes. She actively mentors colleagues who are pursuing a practice focused in diabetes. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator, Board Certified Ambulatory Care Specialist and Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management who actively serves as a clinician and educator.

In May 2015, Reece was appointed to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's Commission on Medical Cannabis, a committee established to help set Georgia's policies on medical marijuana. In 2015, she was elected to a three-year term (2016-2019) on the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Board of Directors. She currently serves as chair, Performance Oversight and Monitoring Committee of AADE. In 2017, she was inducted as a Fellow of AADE. Most recently, Dr. Reece developed a blog—Reece's Pieces in a Diabetes World—that offers practical information about medications for patients living with diabetes. 

Dr. Reece enjoys spending time with her family. Additionally, she is actively involved in her church's Prayer Ministry and serves as a facilitator for Divorce Care for Kids. 


Present Associate Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmacy Practice
Present Director of Interprofessional Education, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy
Present Vice-Chair, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmacy Practice

Research Interests


2005 Development and Evaluation of a Mild Cognitive Impairment Screening and Education and Medication Therapy Management Service
American Pharmacists Association Foundation
Role: PI
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Member, American Association of Diabetes Educators
Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Member, American Diabetes Association
Member, American Pharmacists Association
Member, Christian Pharmacist Fellowship International
Member, Georgia Pharmacy Association
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Honors and Awards

  • 40 Under 40 Pharmacists, Georgia Pharmacy Association, 2003
  • Teacher of the Year 2019, School of Pharmacy
  • Outstanding Allied Health Professional Award - Healthy Hall Awards from the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
  • Fellow of American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Peach Teaching Award, 2012-2013
  • Silver Shovel Award Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, 2011


  • Capstone
  • Advanced Diabetes Management
  • Case Studies IV & VI
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Over the Counter Medications
  • Integrated Therapeutics IV


2001 PharmD, Mercer University ‐ College of Pharmacy

Contact Information

P. 678-407-7342


Scholarly Articles (11)

Poster Presentations and Conferences (13)