Ronald H. McFarlane, R.Ph., joined the MCV Foundation board in 2011.
Ron served as group president of specialty infusion services for Diplomat Pharmacy until his retirement on Dec. 31, 2016. He joined Diplomat in 2014 when it acquired MedPro Rx, the specialty infusion pharmacy his wife, fellow VCU School of Pharmacy graduate Nancy McFarlane, established in 2002. She was chief executive officer of MedPro Rx, and Ron, after joining the company in 2003, served as the chief operating officer. Prior to MedPro Rx, Ron served in various executive level positions with leading providers in the home infusion industry for almost 20 years.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in science education from the University of Virginia. After earning his pharmacy degree at VCU, he completed a residency at MCV Hospitals and is a member of the VCU School of Pharmacy National Advisory Council. In 2015, he was named to a four-year term on the VCU Board of Visitors by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
In 2007, the McFarlanes, who reside in Raleigh, N.C., created the Nancy L. and Ronald H. McFarlane Scholarship and established a Phi Delta Chi Scholarship in memory of Daniel A. Herbert. In 2008, they endowed a professorship in pharmacy.