Summerwood pharmacy is an integrative and holistic pharmacy with a passion for empowering patients to thrive and take charge of their health. We partner with physicians to offer patients unique and personalized solutions for all needs. The community recognizes us as a local and independently owned pharmacy that delivers exceptional service, expert support and the attention patients need to manage their health.
As your local pharmacy, we offer quality products at affordable prices, while providing the personalized attention and customer service you expect from a local business. As your neighbors, we live, work and play in the same community as you and your family. We believe it is our responsibility to take care of our community and our neighbors, and it’s one we take very seriously.
In addition, we try to find the lowest prescription prices for our community. We will work with your insurance plans and physicians to find lower priced generic drugs whenever possible to keep your medications affordable.
Our Chief Pharmacist: Marie Ekpema, PharmD
Summerwood holistic pharmacy is managed and directed by Marie Ekpema, PharmD. She earned a doctorate degree in Pharmacy from Xavier University College of Pharmacy and has advanced training in medication therapy management, advanced training in personalized medication compounding, diabetes management, weight loss consulting, nutraceuitcal consultations, and functional pharmaceutical care. Dr. Ekpema is an immunizing pharmacist and also specializes in offering patients unique solutions through micronutrient testing and supplementation. She has served as a preceptor for pharmacy school students in the Houston and surrounding area for over 10 years.
As an integrative, holistic and clinical pharmacist, Dr. Ekpema has a wellness approach to patient care and believes that we can truly thrive if we give our bodies the right nutrients. Dr. Ekpema possesses years of experience in retail, compounding, hospital pharmacy, clinical trials, as well as consultation services. She has held several leadership positions both in the pharmacy profession, philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives both in Houston and around the world, and she is a national and international environmental and human rights advocate.
Dr. Ekpema is an active member of Texas pharmacy association, National community pharmacist association, Lake Houston chamber of commerce, is the co founder of several philanthropic organizations. She is a regular speaker at school, faith based events, community, and health care professional initiatives. Her passion is maximizing the collaborative efforts between the physician, patient, and pharmacist to create the perfect triad.
She is passionate about introducing her years of extensive training and experience in the safe combination of a truly healthy and clean diet along with targeted and effective nutraceutical supplementation and prescription medications when needed. Dr. Ekpema enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with family, and making a difference in her community. To schedule a speaking engagement, send all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org