About Us

WHO WE ARE

Established in 1982 by Willie Shoemaker and Wendell Evans, Eden Drug was purchased in 2006 by Pete & Debbie Crouch. Eden Drug has always been a locally owned pharmacy.

Eden Drug's Vision is to keep patients healthy, provide exceptional customer experience, and render support to the community.

Eden Drug is a full-service, family-owned pharmacy, serving the individual needs of patients. Our staff strives to provide proper information in order to assist patients in making the most educated decisions about their treatment options. All are encouraged to visit the pharmacy at 103 West Stadium Drive in Eden; therefore allowing our staff the opportunity to get to know you.

Meet Our Pharmacists

Pete Crouch, RPh, CPP

Pete Crouch, owner/pharmacist, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976 with a B.S. Degree in Pharmacy. He has been with Eden Drug since 2000 and became the owner in 2006.

He is a member of the NCPA and is past president of the Rockingham County Society of Pharmacists. He also served as a Pharmacist Consultant for Hospice of Rockingham County for fifteen years.

Pete has continued his education by achieving certifications in Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, and Immunizations. He is recognized by the N.C. Medical Board as a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner. This allows him to administer immunization services for health and travel, such as: flu and pneumonia vaccines, hepatitis A&B, tetanus and whooping cough, yellow fever, and shingles.

He is very active in the community. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees at the former Morehead Memorial Hospital, now known as UNC Rockingham Health Care. He served on the Executive Borard of the Eden Chamber of Commerce. Pete encourages his employees to support local organizations like The Lord's Pantry, The American Red Cross, The Pregnancy Center, Relay for Life, and Hospice.

When not in the pharmacy, Pete enjoys fishing and visiting his six grandgirls.

Amanda Crouch, PharmD

Amanda was born and raised in Eden, NC. She completed her undergraduate studies at UNC-Greensboro(2005), then later pursued pharmacy school at Wingate University (2014). Amanda grew up watching the pharmacy world from a soda fountain stool at a locally-owned, independent drugstore where her dad worked when she was little. She easily shares that it has always been very inspiring to observe her dad making a positive difference in the lives of many as a pharmacist.

Amanda has worked at Eden Drug as a staff pharmacist since graduating in 2014. She believes in the positive impact an independent pharmacy such as Eden Drug can make on the surrounding community. Amanda particularly enjoys compounding, providing vaccinations, and giving patients educational tools for smoking cessation.

While not the pharmacy, Amanda enjoys taking dance classes, exercising, and planning events with friends and family!

Chad York, PharmD

Chad York, Pharm.D., is a staff pharmacist at Eden Drug. Originally from Unionville, NC, Chad has been a resident of Rockingham County since 2013.

Chad completed his undergraduate studies at North Carolina State University (2007) and his doctorate in pharmacy from Wingate University School of Pharmacy (2012). He joined the Eden Drug staff in July 2012. Chad has APhA certifications of achievements in Medication Therapy Management Services in the Community and Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery.

He is currently partnered with Community Care of North Carolina to improve the health and wellness in the NC Medicaid population. Chad currently teaches a monthly class on heart health as well as appearing as a guest lecturer in Eden Drug’s diabetic education classes.

He enjoys giving patients a world-class experience during their pharmacy visits and has a strong passion for education in the underserved diabetic population. Chad believes that Eden Drug also boasts one of the best pharmacy staffs he has ever had the pleasure of serving.

When not in the pharmacy, Chad enjoys sports and the outdoors as well as spending time with friends and family.

J. Frank Burton, RPh

Frank Burton is a 1970 graduate of the UNCCH Eshelman School of Pharmacy. A Reidsville native, he has been a community pharmacist for his entire career, including over 35 years as owner of Burton’s Pharmacy in downtown Greensboro, which closed in 2013.

Frank has a long history of being active in professional, church, and community organizations. He is a past president of the Guilford County Society of Pharmacists and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. Currently, Frank serves on the boards of the North Carolina Pharmacy Association Endowment Fund and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Foundation. He is an Elder and choir member in his church, and served on the board of Downtown Greensboro, Inc. Frank is a past recipient of the prestigious Bowl of Hygeia Award, a national award presented annually to one pharmacist in each state for outstanding community service.

Frank and his wife Jane, a retired R.N., have two grown sons, and reside in Greensboro.

Why should you shop with us

1

Convenience

We offer web portals, mobile apps, delivery, and a robust medication sync program to make the most of your time when working with us.

2

Satisfaction

We actually smile here. We greet you by name and handle your care as if you were part of our own family.

3

Expertise

Our pharmacists were trained in some of the top programs nationwide. That means we stand ready to assists patients with virtually any chronic disease state.

4

Locally Owned

Your hard earned money you spend with us stays here. We care about our community and are always involved with our local non-profit organizations.

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