Campaign Launches “Pharmacists for Griffin” and Names Chair

Little Rock Pharmacist Rob Christian will lead campaign’s second coalition
LITTLE ROCK – Second District Congressional candidate, U.S. Army Reservist and former U.S. Attorney Tim Griffin today announced the chair of  “Pharmacists for Griffin,” the campaign’s second coalition.
Rob Christian, PharmD, will chair the group, which will communicate with, organize and mobilize the health care community to support Tim Griffin as the Second Congressional District’s next congressman.
“I am excited to support Tim Griffin.  He understands that more government spending and control is not the answer to what ails our health care system.  And he will listen to the people of Central Arkansas and represent their Arkansas values in Congress,” said Christian.
“I am honored to have Rob leading Pharmacists for Griffin.  Thousands of health care professionals are deeply concerned about higher taxes, higher spending and increased government control over health care supported by Congressman Snyder.  I appreciate Rob’s help reaching out to the health care community,” said Griffin.
Rob Christian, PharmD is a graduate of the College of Pharmacy at the UAMS.  Upon graduation he accepted a position at Baptist Health Medical Center – North Little Rock, where he is currently the Pharmacy Supervisor.  During his pharmacy career, he has been a strong advocate for pharmacists, serving on numerous committees and as a Board Member of the Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists.  Currently he is the President of the Alumni Association for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, as well as an Arkansas Delegate to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.  Dr. Christian was also named Pharmacy Manager of the Year in 2007. He is married to Karen Christian, PD and has one daughter.  He and his family are members of Chenal Valley Church.
About Tim Griffin
Tim Griffin is the principal in the Griffin Law Firm, PLLC and in Griffin Public Affairs, LLC, both based in Little Rock.  He is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans and attended graduate school at Oxford University.  He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 13 years, was deployed to Iraq and holds the rank of major.  He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; and Special Assistant to President George W. Bush in the White House.  He is a 5th generation Arkansan and lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth and their daughter.