Brandon Welch

2018 James A. Mincy Independent Pharmacy Scholarship

Brandon Welch is the recipient of the James A. Mincy Independent Pharmacy Scholarship.  This scholarship recognizes and celebrates Brandon’s demonstration of outstanding commitment to independent pharmacy practice, academic achievement, contributions to the community through volunteer work, and participation in professional and student organizations.

Brandon K. Welch is an incoming 4th-year pharmacy student at the University of South Florida. He is the President of the national pharmacy trade association American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA), an association that represent the unique interest of the independent pharmacy market, allowing them to compete in a free and lawful marketplace. Brandon also serves as an advisory board member for the University of South Florida’s digital marketing program.

Outside of pharmacy, Brandon expresses a keen interest in Precision medicine and following the evolution of new healthcare models. In his spare time, he dedicates tremendous efforts to his overall health and well-being. He enjoys devoting his time to the Tampa Bay community and giving back to the less fortunate.  His dreams and aspirations are as follows: "Being a servant to the community and helping change the game with how we view health care."

The scholarship is named in memory of James A. Mincy, a third generation independent pharmacist.  The scholarship recipient receives a $1,000 award.