About Us

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Salem Apothecary is an independent compounding pharmacy and wellness center that has been serving the Salem, IN and surrounding area for over 30 years. From prescriptions and durable medical equipment to unique gift items, sweet treats and lunches at our Lyon Parlor Soda Fountain, we know how to make our patients feel better.

Our home at #3 Lyon Block on the Salem square has been the place of business for four independent pharmacies over the past 140 years and we are proud to be the professional home of Lula Dess Rudder, the first licensed female pharmacist in the state of Indiana in 1905.

Mission Statement

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At Salem Apothecary, we believe and practice personal and customized service. Our approach is one patient, one doctor and one pharmacist working together to come up with the medication needed in the right quantity, in the right form and the right time for you. We combine the latest in today’s pharmaceutical and technological practices with old fashioned customer service and attention to our patients.

Our Staff

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Rebecca Marshall, RPh

Rebecca is the pharmacist in charge and president of Salem Apothecary INC. Rebecca is a 5th generation daughter of Washington County Indiana and has been practicing pharmacy in southern Indiana since her graduation from Purdue University’s School of Pharmacy in 1974. She and her husband Philip purchased the business from James Apple in 1985 and through the years have expanded the business to include durable medical equipment, diabetic shoe fittings, hormone replacement therapy, smoking cessation, diabetes and nutritional supplement counseling. Throughout her career she has been an active member of the community serving on boards and committees for local festivals, the Chamber of Commerce, her local church, community theater and the Washington County Community Foundation, awarding scholarships to local high schoolers each year.

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Daniel Main

Daniel is our ConvaCare and durable medical equipment representative. He can help arrange walkers, wheelchairs, hospital beds, oxygen, CPAP machines, diabetic shoes and any other durable medical equipment needs. Daniel is a Salem native and active with local festival committees and community theater.

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Brandi Abernathy

Brandi is head of our gift department selecting and curating unique and thoughtful gifts for everyone in your life. She coordinates all our local artisans for our Art on the Block events, consignment artisans and our social media campaigns. Brandi also owns and creates her own home decor items through her business Barnwood Burlap and Bows.