Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Pharmacy

Randy Jones
Executive Director

3701 W. 49th St., Suite 204
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
Phone: 605-362-2737
Fax: 605-362-2738

NEWS: The Board of Pharmacy will hold a public hearing June 12 at 8 a.m. at University Center, Room 245, 4801 N Career Ave, in Sioux Falls to consider proposed revisions to rules numbered 20:51:29, Registered Pharmacy Tehcnicians. The effect of these rules is to establish the ability of pharmacies to increase the technician to pharmacist ratio. Rules notice | Proposed rules


The mission of the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy is to protect the health and welfare of South Dakota consumers by administering licensure and inspection of retail and hospital pharmacies; to ensure that all licensed pharmacy practitioners conform to South Dakota Laws and Board of Pharmacy rules; to ensure that all licensed outlets conform to South Dakota Laws and Board of Pharmacy rules; to perform initial licensure of pharmacy practitioners by examination or reciprocity and insure that all licenses are renewed properly; and, to administer the licensure and inspection of wholesale drug distributors and non-resident pharmacies delivering prescription drugs to South Dakota.


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Board Members
  Leonard Petrik, Rapid City, SD
Diane Dady, Mobridge, SD
Arlene Ham-Burr, Rapid City, SD
Jeffrey Nielsen, Sioux Falls, SD
Lisa Rave, Baltic, SD
Staff members


Do you know what a doctor shopper looks like? This Red Flags video from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy helps pharmacists identify warning signs of prescription drug abuse and diversion. If the video below does not play, click here to access.