Dr. Marc A. Sweeney received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University and received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University. He completed an Academic Leadership Fellowship at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sweeney also completed a Master of Divinity degree from Southwest Bible College and Seminary. Dr. Sweeney is Dean and Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Cedarville University School of Pharmacy while maintaining a practice at Charleston Pharmacy.
Prior to coming to Cedarville University, he was Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Findlay, School of Pharmacy. He was part of the leadership team to start this new School of Pharmacy.
His past professional experience includes: Director of Experiential Programs and Associate Professor at Ohio Northern University, Pharmacist at Greg’s Long Term Care Pharmacy, Palliative Care Consulting Group, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Overholt’s Pharmacy, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, NMC Homecare, Meijer Pharmacy, and Doctors Hospital OhioHealth. He is also the Past President of the Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA). Dr. Sweeney has published several articles pertaining to pharmacy practice and has made many presentations to healthcare professionals and the general community. He has implemented pharmacy practices in physician offices and has participated in the development of innovative disease state management programs in various businesses, institutions and pharmacies. He continues to be involved with research in pharmacy practice, pharmacy education, rural health initiatives and patient safety. He recently completed a three-phase patient safety research project as Co-Principle Investigator in partnership with Ohio University. Dr. Sweeney co-authored the Palliative Care chapter in the 2010 edition of the Pharmacotherapy: Principles and Practice textbook.
Dr. Sweeney lives in Xenia, Ohio and lives with his wife, Patti and children, Rachel, Ben and Anna. His personal interests are spending time with his family, running, playing the piano and trumpet, leading and launching college student ministries.