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J. R. Eric Edwards, American pharmacist. Registered pharmacist New York, Connecticut, Maryland.


Edwards, J. R. Eric was born on December 16, 1944 in Liberta, Antigua-Barbuda, West Indies. Son of Herman Archibald Edwards and Enid Violet (Looby) Charles.


Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College Pharmacy, 1974. Master of Science, Long Island University, 1978.


Pharmacist New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1974—1976. Supervisory pharmacist Patterson Army Hospital, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 1976—1978. Assistant chief pharmacist United States Army Hospital, Berlin, 1978—1982.

Clinical pharmacist Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1982—1983, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, 1983—1984. Supervisory pharmacist St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, 1984—1985. Drug information analyst Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, 1985—1987, pharmacoepidemiologist, 1987—1991.

Medical plans officer The Joint Staff, The Pentagon, Washington, 1991—1994. Plans and operations officer Office of the Assistant Secretary Defense for Health Affairs, The Pentagon, since 1994. Clinical consultant St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, 1977—1978.

Captain United States Public Health Service, since 1984, served United States Navy, 1965-1969, Vietnam.


  • Registered pharmacist New York, Connecticut, Maryland.


Member Big Brothers, Inc., 1969—1974. Trustee Harambee Project, London, 1978. Member of National Disaster Medical Systems, Commissioned Officers Association United States Public Health Service, Berlin International Medical Society, Caribbean Medical Education Foundation, New York Society Hospital Pharmacists, District of Columbia Society Hospital Pharmacists, The Rocks, Inc.


  • Other Interests

    Sailing, tennis.


Children: Cheryl, Alicia.

Herman Archibald Edwards Charles

Enid Violet (Looby) Charles

Cheryl Edwards

Alicia Edwards