Ome founded R DRUGS ETC with a vision to build a pharmacy where patients receive best care without the hassles sometimes associated with pharmacy care. He firmly believes that the pharmacist can best serve the community by providing resources to healthcare providers that will facilitate drug therapy for their patients. The guiding principle of R DRUGS ETC is that by working with the healthcare provider the patient's interests are best served.
Ome was born in a Washington, D.C. surburb by Nigerian immigrant parents. Raised in a small university town in Eastern Nigeria, Ome returned to the U.S. after graduating from pharmacy school at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Upon his return, he began his pharmacy practice career as an intern at the Veteran's hospital and then moved on to a Sales / Marketing position in the pharmaceutical industry. There he continued his education, completing disease state management programs in diabetes care, cardiology, immunology and rheumatology. In the process he earned a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy Administration from Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Long Island University, New York. His thirst for learning is insatiable and he has completed courses in Veterinary Pharmacy and Compounding for Women's Health. He is a Fellow of American College of Veterinary Pharmacists, a Fellow of American College of Apothecaries and Member of Professional Compounding Centers of America.
Ome is committed to providing the best pharmacy care to Rochester city residents, workforce and visitors.