Bob Mehr, B.Sc. (Pharm); FIACP
President and CEO

A dedicated family man, established community member and a pioneer in the healthcare industry, Bob Mehr is a prime example of what hard work and forward thinking can accomplish. Since 1999 Bob Mehr has been the President and CEO of Pure Integrative Pharmacy. He and his wife, Mahtab, opened their first Pharmacy in Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island. Since then, Bob has gone to open 14 Pure locations in the Greater Vancouver area.

Beginning his career in healthcare as a Compounding Pharmacist, Bob has developed into a business innovator and industry leader. He began Pure Pharmacy from the understanding that our approach to health and wellness needed to head in a new direction. Focusing on preventative medicine and promoting vitality, Bob’s vision was to combine a holistic and integrative health model with traditional pharmacy services. In realizing his vision, Bob has managed to create pharmacies like no other.

Bob takes an active role in his community by participating in charitable events and holding regular health seminars. He has an enthusiastic, helpful and vibrant attitude, and it translates into every Pure Pharmacy location. In every store, he has created an atmosphere that promotes the three things that Bob values most: family, community and health.

As the Pure Pharmacy group continues to expand, Bob remains a committed leader in the integrative healthcare movement. Bob has specialized training from the PCCA—the Professional Compounding Center of America, and his devotion to the profession earned him the title of Top Compounding Pharmacist in 2005. He has also received many other awards and recognitions Most notably, Bob received Outstanding Pharmacy Owner at the Commitment to Care and Service Awards in 2010. Bob is also a proud supporter of Inspire Health Integrative Cancer Care located in Vancouver. By dedicating his time as a volunteer clinical pharmacist, he is able to assist Inspire Health by meeting with cancer patients to review their medications and supplement.


Bob’s Awards & Recognitions:

2010  Outstanding Pharmacy Owner or Manager

2008 – Award from B.C Pharmacy Association for Achievement Award

2005 – Pharmacist of the month  


Bob in the Media:

2014 – Integrative Health Retailer Magazine

2013 – Drug Store Magazine

2011 – Integrative Health Retailer Magazine        

2010 – Pharmacy Practice Magazine 

2009 – Drug Store Magazine