Leader in Medicine

Dr. Pam Gumbs


The American Health Council has welcomed Dr. Pam Gumbs, Pharm.D., as ” Best in Medicine” in recognition of her extensive experience in the field of Pharmaceutical Services and Medication Therapy Management.

Dr. Pam Gumbs, Pharm.D., is the owner and CEO of United Pharmacy. United Pharmacy is an organization that provides pharmaceutical services utilizing patients’ full medical history, with the aim of approaching every case as individual, and using pre-existing records to ensure that the treatment they receive will work best for the patients and avoid adverse reactions. In addition to her role of CEO, she also provides Consultation Services and Medication Therapy Management where she specializes in the treatment of asthma and other respiratory conditions.

Dr. Gumbs began her medical career in 1971, by moving from her native Massachusetts to San Francisco to attend the School of Pharmacy at the University of California and graduated with a Pharm.D. in 1975. She went on to a residency in geriatrics at the University of California San Francisco Geriatric Institute. During her time with the University of California, she was active in the Pharmacist Society of San Francisco, and earned an additional Certification in Hospitality Administration.

Dr. Gumbs expertise in pharmaceuticals has seen her go on to specialize in the prescription of medications for asthma and other respiratory disorders, the provision of disease state management programs and in conducting drug examinations.  As owner and CEO of United Pharmacy, Dr. Pam is responsible for company operations such as inventory, customer relations, consultation and recruitment.

Dr. Gumbs wide renown and professional nature sees her affiliated with a number of associations, including the Christian Pharmacists International AssociationAmerican Society of Consultant PharmacistsCalifornia Pharmacists Association, Board of Governors and the P&T Committee. She is also a former President of the Alameda County Pharmacy Association and Pharmacy Representative for Alameda Alliance Health Association.

Among her many achievements, Dr. Pam Gumbs was honored as a Woman of Distinction for January of 2021 by P.O.W.E.R., in addition to the recognition of being a Woman of Distinction for the Fourth Quarter of 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.