Contributors

Matt Paterini, Nick Kirkpatrick, and Lynn Switaj are the creators of The Nontraditional Pharmacist (www.thenontraditionalpharmacist.com) and PharmD graduates of the University of Michigan with a passion for exploring nontraditional roles in pharmacy. Matt works for IBM, Nick for CVS, and Lynn for Walgreen's. Their website is a central information source designed to help pharmacists and pharmacy students gain exposure to unique roles for pharmacists.
Jun 23, 2017 @12:49 PM
Dr. Thompson earned her BSPS and PharmD degrees from the University of Toledo and completed an PGY1 pharmacy residency at the University of Toledo Medical Center. She also holds a BSEd degree from Bowling Green State University and is a licensed Integrated Science Teacher in the State of Ohio for grades 7-12. Dr. Thompson is a licensed pharmacist in the states of Ohio and Michigan, and she has experience in both the community and inpatient pharmacy settings. In addition to her role as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Findlay College of Pharmacy, she practices part-time as a clinical pharmacist at the Toledo Clinic, Inc, in Toledo, Ohio.
Jun 23, 2017 @12:33 PM
Alex Evans, PharmD, CGP, works in community pharmacy in Jacksonville, Florida, and is preceptor at the University of Florida and Florida AM University. He graduated from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro with a BS in Biology and graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He has worked in both the community and long-term care settings. He can be reached at alex.evans.pharmd@gmail.com
Jun 23, 2017 @12:00 PM
Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh, received her PharmD degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Pharmacy in 2006 and completed a 2-year drug information residency. She served as a pharmacy professor at NSU’s College of Pharmacy for 6 years, managed the drug information center, and conducted medication therapy management reviews. Dr. Gershman has published research on prescription drug abuse, regulatory issues, and drug information in various scholarly journals. Additionally, she received the Sheriff’s Special Recognition Award for her collaboration with the Broward, Florida Sheriff’s Office to prevent prescription drug abuse through a drug disposal program. She has also presented at pharmacist and physician continuing education programs on topics that include medication errors, prescription drug abuse, and legal and regulatory issues. Dr. Gershman can be followed on Twitter @jgershman2
Jun 23, 2017 @11:40 AM
Gunda Siska, PharmD, has worked in various fields within the pharmaceutical industry as a licensed pharmacist for more than 20 years. She is currently a staff hospital pharmacist assisting nurses and doctors with drug prescribing, administration, and dispensing, as well as independently monitoring and dosing highly toxic and dangerous drugs. For 2 years, she was concurrently a consultant pharmacist for skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes. Dr. Siska is a member of the New Mexico Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Follow her on Twitter @GundaSiska
Jun 21, 2017 @02:45 AM
Timothy O'Shea, PharmD, is a Clinical Pharmacist at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. He graduated from MCPHS University - Boston in 2015 and subsequently completed a PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency at Horizon. His professional interests include pharmacy legislation and managed care pharmacy. He can be followed on Twitter at @toshea125.
Jun 16, 2017 @05:51 AM
Alex Barker, PharmD, dedicated his life to a disciplined pursuit of excellence and coffee. He's the host of Pharmacy Life Radio (www.pharmacyliferadio.com), a show born to make pharmacists' lives 10% better. Alex graduated from Ferris State University, completed a PGY1 residency focusing on ambulatory care and academia, and currently works as a clinical pharmacy specialist in an ambulatory care and anticoagulation clinic. He is the founder of Pharmacy School HQ (http://www.pharmacyschoolhq.org), which is devoted to helping students become pharmacists.
Jun 16, 2017 @04:08 AM
Dr. Martin is a licensed pharmacist, having earned his doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2012. He is the founder of TheFitPharmacist movement, which strives to empower pharmacists and pharmacy students to thrive in their careers by overcoming stress and unhealthy habits using science-based principles and unmatched support. His passion for helping those in pharmacy led to TheFitPharmacist Podcast on the PharmacyPodcast network, where he and his fiance provide practical tips for staying healthy while working at the pharmacy, along with interviewing professionals in the top of their respective fields to bring their knowledge right to your earbuds. He merges his passion of pharmacy with the experts in nutrition through being a licensed owner and nutrition consultant at The Diet Doc Pittsburgh North, with the company having over 25 years of success. Learn more and join TheFitPharmacist movement at www.thefitpharmacist.com.
Jun 15, 2017 @12:29 PM
Shelby Leheny received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and her Bachelor's of Science degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a pharmacist at CVS.
Jun 15, 2017 @11:47 AM
Alexander Kantorovich, PharmD, BCPS, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the area of Internal Medicine at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Dr. Kantorovich earned his Associate of Science degree with an emphasis in chemistry from William Rainey Harper College in 2008 and received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. He went on to complete a 2-year pharmacotherapy residency with an emphasis in cardiology and critical care at the Cleveland Clinic and earned board certification in pharmacotherapy in 2014. His research interests center around cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, anticoagulation, and anticoagulation reversal.
Jun 15, 2017 @01:05 AM

Conference Coverage from ASHP Summer 2017 

Four years after they first launched the Summer Meetings in Minneapolis, Minn., the ASHP 2017 Summer Meetings and Exhibition was in Minneapolis once again.  

 

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