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Walgreens Appoints Monica Reed As Vice President of its Health Centers Strategy and Operations

Walgreens has announced the appointment of Monica Reed, PharmD, as the new Vice President of Health Centers Strategy and Operations. In her new role, Dr. Reed will be responsible for overseeing the company’s ‘Health Corners’ clinics, a significant aspect of Walgreens’ expanding healthcare services.

The company’s decision to appoint Dr. Reed is a strategic move to further enhance its healthcare offerings across various platforms, including retail, virtual, and in-home healthcare. This move demonstrates Walgreens’ commitment to providing comprehensive and accessible healthcare solutions to its customers.

Prior to her new position, Dr. Monica Reed held the position of Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at Walgreens subsidiary, CareCentrix, which undoubtedly equipped her with valuable experience and expertise in the healthcare industry.

The ‘Health Corners’ clinics have been gaining traction as an essential component of Walgreens’ healthcare offerings. These in-store sites are staffed by pharmacists who play a pivotal role in addressing patients’ medication-related queries, providing support in managing ongoing health concerns, and even conducting important health screenings. With the recent opening of the 100th Health Corners clinic in a California store back in November, it is evident that Walgreens is making significant strides in expanding its healthcare footprint.

Through Dr. Monica Reed’s leadership and expertise, Walgreens is poised to strengthen its position as a leading provider of accessible and comprehensive healthcare solutions, catering to the needs of their diverse customer base. The company’s move to expand its healthcare services through the ‘Health Corners’ clinics aligns with its commitment to improving the overall health and well-being of the communities they serve. As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, Walgreens’ focus on innovation and customer-centric care is likely to play a crucial role in shaping the future of retail healthcare.


Dr. Oche Otorkpa PG Cert, MPH, PhD

Dr. Oche is a seasoned Public Health specialist who holds a post graduate certificate in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, an MPH, and a PhD both from Texila American University. He is a member of the International Society of Substance Use Professionals and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK. He authored two books: "The Unseen Terrorist," published by AuthorHouse UK, and "The Night Before I Killed Addiction."
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