Karen Berger, PharmD
Karen Berger, PharmD
Karen Berger, PharmD, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2001. She has worked in community pharmacies for over 17 years as a Pharmacist in Charge, staff, and floater pharmacist for a large chain. Currently, she is a pharmacist at an independent pharmacy in Northern NJ. She can be reached at karenmichelleberger@gmail.com
Jul 1, 2019 @08:03 PM
Camille Schrier, a PharmD student at the VCU School of Pharmacy, used a fun science experiment to showcase her talent during the Miss Virginia pageant. 

Jun 28, 2019 @05:28 PM
Pharmacists are taking to social media in response to layoffs at Walmart pharmacies across the country.

Jun 10, 2019 @12:00 PM
Why is a patient being prescribed an unusually high dose of loratadine?

May 13, 2019 @01:00 PM
JK is experiencing gastrointestinal effects. What could be the cause?

Apr 22, 2019 @01:00 PM
What is causing KS's blood pressure to increase, despite maintaining a similar routine?

Apr 19, 2019 @10:00 AM
Many health care professionals are being targeted by criminals, according to the DEA.

Apr 17, 2019 @07:38 PM
Alisha Barr, PharmD, asked her fellow pharmacist moms to donate supplies to her brother, who is deployed in Syria, and was overwhelmed by the response.

Apr 1, 2019 @01:00 PM
Benzodiazepines are involved in over 30% of opioid overdoses. It is important to learn about this combination and how to counsel patients.

Mar 28, 2019 @08:00 PM
Aspirin and heroin were discovered within weeks of each other in 1897 by Felix Hoffmann.

Mar 25, 2019 @01:00 PM
JB's husband has been noticing out of character behavior. Could it be 1 of her medications?

Mar 21, 2019 @04:03 PM
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, created in 1849, contained morphine and alcohol and was recommended in high doses.

Mar 14, 2019 @03:57 PM
Pharmacy Times takes a look back into the 1920s, when the group of antibiotics was discovered.

Mar 12, 2019 @01:57 PM
Cases of SJS have been in the news lately. Here is what to know.

Feb 28, 2019 @12:00 PM
For this edition of Throwback Thursday, we look back in time at Jonas Salk and his research.

Feb 16, 2019 @05:00 PM
The history behind the soda fountain involves innovative pharmacists.

Feb 14, 2019 @05:00 PM
Some pharmacists are not taking the time to stay hydrated and use the restroom, which can lead to serious health consequences.

Feb 5, 2019 @06:00 PM
Real pharmacists speak out about the alleged fake Walgreens pharmacist.

Feb 1, 2019 @09:00 PM
We talk to 5 pharmacists about their short-term and long-term goals

Jan 31, 2019 @08:00 PM
Andrea Cusack, RPh, has made national headlines braving treacherous conditions delivering prescriptions in a very creative way.

May 27, 2018 @02:00 PM
We talk to 5 more pharmacists with exciting side hustles

May 17, 2018 @09:12 AM
A review of authorized and branded generics.

May 13, 2018 @12:00 PM
Happy Mother's Day! Pharmacists, and Moms are alike in so many ways!

May 11, 2018 @01:00 PM
We talk about how to get help if you are a pharmacist struggling with substance use disorder.

May 9, 2018 @12:00 PM
What qualities do your pharmacist colleagues feel are most important to succeed as a new pharmacist?

May 8, 2018 @01:29 PM
We talk about the qualities employers are looking for in a retail pharmacist, and do's and don'ts for an interview.

May 8, 2018 @08:04 AM
The hilarity continues when these 2 pharmacy pros have to answer to the boss.

May 2, 2018 @12:00 PM
In this last installment of the series, our expert pharmacists weigh in on a variety of issues

Apr 24, 2018 @04:15 PM
On her last day of work in the pharmacy, Deborah Maloney went out in a big way.

Apr 23, 2018 @03:30 PM
In this competitive job market, we offer advice to help candidates get ahead in the search for a retail pharmacist position.

Apr 18, 2018 @06:10 PM
Pharmacist experts continue to talk, and offer some great advice.

Apr 13, 2018 @02:25 AM
Test your knowledge of drugs that have been pulled from the market for various reasons.

Apr 11, 2018 @06:32 AM
Here are some top pharmacy concerns and 2 hilarious ways to answer.

Apr 11, 2018 @05:34 AM
Let's get to know this very popular social-media phenomenon.

Apr 8, 2018 @12:00 PM
A billboard with the simple saying, 'Work Hard And Be Nice,' got me thinking how this relates perfectly to pharmacy

Mar 28, 2018 @03:03 PM
A social media discussion made me realize the simple fact that we ALL work hard, no matter how busy the store.

Mar 28, 2018 @01:50 AM
Technicians in Idaho who undergo training are now able to adminster vaccines under the supervision of a pharmacist.

Mar 26, 2018 @12:00 PM
9 pharmacists share their advice and experiences.

Mar 22, 2018 @12:00 PM
Commander John Burke talks about getting back to basics and trusting your gut when it comes to detecting fraudulent prescriptions.

Mar 21, 2018 @12:00 PM
The former pharmacist was vilified and served time after Emily Jerry died. He speaks candidly about the case and how he has advocated for health care professionals since then.

Mar 19, 2018 @01:00 PM
Too many times, technicians refer to themselves as 'just' a tech, and they should be recognized as an important part of the pharmacy profession. 

Mar 15, 2018 @12:00 PM
This new application helps independent pharmacies find coverage and pharmacists find shifts

Mar 12, 2018 @01:00 AM
Students at the Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy are working with medical students and students in other healthcare professions to help the underserved

Mar 9, 2018 @03:32 PM
Did you know that eyedrops are color-coded for patient safety and adherence?

Mar 8, 2018 @03:00 PM
In the first and second parts of 'Back to School,' we learned how pharmacy school has changed over the years. In Part 3, we talk to current PharmD student Eric Kinney.

Mar 8, 2018 @02:53 PM
Back by popular demand, we talk to more hardworking pharmacists with fascinating side hustles.

Mar 5, 2018 @08:00 PM
Patients with cell phones at the pharmacy is a growing issue.

Mar 1, 2018 @10:02 AM
After the tragic death of his daughter, Emily, he has made it his life's work to reduce preventable medical errors.

Feb 24, 2018 @09:08 PM
We talk to pharmacists with fascinating side hustles.

Feb 21, 2018 @12:54 PM
Winn-Dixie and Tops Friendly Pharmacies are facing bankruptcy.

Feb 20, 2018 @07:57 PM
A review of food allergies, ways pharmacists can provide education, and some great resources for information.

Feb 17, 2018 @03:00 PM
A follow up to part one, we learn more about what comes after the third professional year of pharmacy school and beyond

Feb 8, 2018 @08:36 AM
The fascinating story of an amazing pharmacy in the small town of Corydon, Indiana.

Feb 6, 2018 @10:13 AM
Using the alphabet to cover everything from our job duties to our character traits.

Jan 30, 2018 @04:00 PM
An exploration of whether an inappropiately made comment by a pharnacy staff member is indeed a HIPAA violation

Jan 27, 2018 @03:00 PM
Behind the scenes with Dr. Suzanne Soliman, who created National Women Pharmacist Day

Jan 27, 2018 @03:00 AM
This is the first of a 3-part series, covering what the first 3 years of pharmacy school are like these days.

Jan 23, 2018 @04:57 AM
.We look at both sides of the debate when a manager tells the pharmacist to clean the bathroom.

Jan 11, 2018 @11:20 AM
We explore the physical and legal effects that may occur when an infant erroneously receives a third flu shot from the pediatrician.

Jan 3, 2018 @03:34 AM
We get to know Maurice Shaw, the famous YouTube pharmacist comedian.

Jan 2, 2018 @05:22 AM
Acute otits media is a very common and painful occurrence in our pediatric patients.

Dec 29, 2017 @05:36 AM
Here are some ways to have a great start in our pharmacies.

Dec 22, 2017 @03:45 AM
We explore what happened and talk to CVS corporate to get their take.

Dec 19, 2017 @08:37 AM
Check out this exclusive interview with the guy behind 'Excuse Me, This Is a PHARMACY, Not a Fast Food Restaurant!'

Dec 11, 2017 @08:37 AM
Here are some fun ideas for celebrating this holiday season with the pharmacy crew.

Dec 11, 2017 @02:11 AM
How to handle harrassment if it happens in your pharmacy.

Dec 7, 2017 @01:00 PM
A behind-the-scenes look at every pharmacist's new favorite television series.

Nov 29, 2017 @09:46 AM
Here are some ways to cope with any stress or challenges that community pharmacy may bring.

Nov 17, 2017 @03:50 AM
Here are ways for pharmacists to relieve foot and leg aches after a long shift.

Nov 10, 2017 @03:39 AM
How can pharmacists handle the common dilemma of customers who show up after the store has shut its doors for the day?