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Larry Calemine, RPh, obtained his BS Pharm degree at West Virginia University in 1992 and has spent most of his career focused on ambulatory pharmacy. In 1999, he trained at PCCA's compounding center to increase his knowledge and worked for a compounding pharmacy specialized in altered dosage forms. He obtained certifications in Diabetes, Immunizing, Cardiovascular Risk Management, and MTM through APhA. He developed a discharge pharmacy in 2012 at WVU Medicine's outpatient pharmacy to aid in lowing readmission rates for all causes at Ruby Memorial Hospitals. Larry also started an APPE program with 6 schools of pharmacy to increase clinical outcomes.
Jul 13, 2017 @01:48 AM
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
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
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 fiancée 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
Patrick M. Wieruszewski, PharmD, is a PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2016 with subsequent completion of a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His interests include infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship, critical care medicine, and medical writing.
Jun 13, 2017 @06:32 AM
Nicole Leimbach, PharmD, is a recent Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy graduate with emphasis in the areas of patient care and counseling. While in pharmacy school, she was the chairperson for numerous health fair events through the American Pharmacists Association. Her strong clinical pharmacy background combined with her history as a competitive and professional tennis player gives her unique perspective to help patients live healthier lives.
Jun 2, 2017 @01:43 AM

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