Oak Island, NC
Ed Thomas is the President of Thomas Drugs Inc. and completed his education at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Ed is both the operational head of four pharmacies and a practicing registered pharmacist. He holds certifications in the administration of immunizations from the American Pharmacy Association and CPR from the American Red Cross. He belongs to a number of civic organizations in the area, including Masonic Lodge 727 Shallotte, NC and the South Brunswick Islands Shrine Club. When Ed is not busy with his pharmacies, he most enjoys being active and spending time with his family and dog Sophie.
Carrie Wemyss Danford is a registered pharmacist who holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is certified in CPR from the American Red Cross and maintains her immunization certificate from the APhA (American Pharmacy Association). As she says of her time at Thomas/Seashore Drugs, “over the past 15 years, I find gratitude in helping others,” and that is reflected in the way she treats customers, particularly those who’ve been coming to see her for the last 15 years. In her free time, you can find Carrie dressed up as Princess Leia engaged in a light saber battle with her twin boys.
Brad B. Carter is a registered pharmacist who holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia. He maintains certifications in immunizations and CPR/First Aid, and he occupies the position of Pharmacy Manager. Brad enjoys interacting with pharmacy patients from the community and finds special meaning, in particular, in working with both elderly and adolescent patients visiting the pharmacy for prescriptions or their yearly flu shot. Additionally, he has a passion for swimming, biking, and running, along with gardening in the North Carolina sun.
Jeff Ezzelle is a registered pharmacist who holds a Bachelors of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He occupies the position of Pharmacy Manager and is certified in the administration of immunizations. When Jeff is not assisting coastal tourists with all their pharmacy needs, you’ll find him searching for the rare wood stork on a birding expedition with a cooler packed with High-Wire beer.
Walter B. Lupo is a registered pharmacist who holds a Bachelors of Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He belongs to numerous community fraternities and organizations, including the Loris First Baptist Church and the Buck Creek Foundation, which works with special needs adolescents and teens with an interest in agriculture and livestock to develop important life skills through their Giving Hope Farms program. When Walter is not spending his time compounding at the pharmacy, he enjoys—in his words—“FOOD!” I think we can all agree with him that food and family are pretty great.
Lindsay R. Tincher is a registered pharmacist who holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy in Charleston, West Virginia. She is certified to administer immunizations by the APhA (American Pharmacy Association), along with maintaining certifications in CPR and AED (Automated Internal Defibrillator). Just recently she completed her Board Certification in Medication Therapy Management (BCMTMS). As a pharmacist, Lindsay values, in particular, the trust that she builds with patients—she relishes discussing all aspects of her patients’ health with them and getting to know each individually. Lindsay is a West Virginia Mountaineers fan, and enjoys exercising and spending time outdoors in her spare time!
Cameron Mines is a pharmacist who hold a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Cameron inputs and manages prescriptions for customers, and provides immunizations to local community members. She enjoys counseling new and loyal customers on medications, and helping them improve their health with one-on-one counseling. In her free time, Cameron enjoy spending time with family, at the beach, and with her two dogs, Paddie and Brandy.
Thomas “Tom” Oakley is a registered pharmacist who holds a Bachelors of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He maintains certifications in the administration of immunizations from the Pythagoras Lodge #249 A.F. & A.M. and the Pastmaster Lodge #113 in Roxboro, NC. Tom enjoys delivering nutritional advice to his patients, along with answering any questions they may have regarding their medications. Also, if you feel like popping by to discuss the BMW Championship in golf—Tom would be delighted!
Karen Rouse is a registered pharmacist who holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She maintains certifications from the APhA (American Pharmacy Association) in Immunizations and the American Red Cross in CPR. Karen enjoys counseling patients on making the right choices in over-the-counter medications and is happy to address any questions or concerns they may have with their prescriptions. When she is not offering her pharmaceutical expertise to patients, Karen enjoys traveling to new places.
Natasha Thomas, MD, is a functional and integrative medical doctor, as well as the go-to health and wellness expert along the Carolina coast. Dr. Thomas is certified in both Internal Medicine (ABIM) and Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM). Natasha specializes in identifying and treating biotoxin illnesses, and is one of the few physicians in the entire country certified in the Shoemaker Protocol. She works closely with our team and patients to provide expertise on hormone therapy, aging, brain and gut health, Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, and more. She also vets all our health products, and has been instrumental in supporting our mission of community health and education. In her free time, you can find her skiing, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Since 1902, the Thomas family has been offering expert pharmacy services to our Carolina communities. Every generation boasts a family pharmacist, and every generation brings care and compassion to the communities they serve. Our experience and knowledge have made us a regional leader in patient health, prescription drugs and pharmacy services.