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RX CONFIDENTIAL A PHARMACIST'S TAKE
Pharmacy Experience:
              Clinical Hospital Pharmacist Residence Program - a one-year clinical position             developed by the American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Association to allow             hands-on training to include clinical and administrative responsibilities             (1979-1980).               Community Pharmacist Ownership at Palmer Pharmacy in Greenwich             (1980-to date) and Professional Pharmacy  (1984-to date) -             a multi-tasked position of developing and maintaining high professional ethics             and conducting, in a positive direction, pharmacy practice and management and             successfully operating a for-profit business.               Military Medical Service - a commissioned officer in the United States Army             Reserve (1980-to date) currently holding the rank of Lt. Colonel.             An operational and management position to involve responsibilities as Chief             of Pharmacy Services to include United States assignments, Honduras, Guatamala             and Germany. In accordance with the Allied Health Command Doctrine of             “Conserving The Fighting Strength”, it has been necessary to display qualified leadership, understanding, and personal involvement both in a command and             staff officer position. Presently assigned as assistant to the Executive Officer of the             405th Combat Support Hospital in the United States Army Reserves.                                                             Page 1 of 4   Community Relations:   Vietnam Veteran Road Race   Directorship of the Vietnam Veteran Road Race (1984 to Date), an annual event which combines physical fitness with a worthy cause of helping a son or daughter of a Vietnam veteran obtain a college scholarship. During the past annual road races we have had as many as 400 runners register for the event allowing a positive remembrance of the brave men and women who sacrificed comfort for duty during one of the longest and most divisive wars in American history. Currently we have given over 50,000 dollars in scholarship assistance.   Community Economic Development Corporation of Norwalk               Selected to the board of directors of the Community Economic Development             Corporation of Norwalk, a city-wide organization to assist and mentor             prospective entrepreneurs through business planning, technical assistance, and             networking with financial specialists.   AMERICARES               Pharmaceutical advisor to Americares on both a national and international basis             to include formulary development and therapeutic categorization by disease state,             endemic factors, and pharmacoeconomics.   Communication/Marketing               Host and coordinator for the Fairfield County News Radio AM Health Connect             radio show broadcast sponsored by the Greater Norwalk Hospital and consist of             medical issues and interviewing medical professionals, MD, RN, EMT,             paramedics.               Selected to the Professional Editorial Board for Retail Pharmacy News a division             of The McMahon Group, New York, NY.               Selected to the professional editorial advisory board of Health Foods Business             Journal, a division of PTN Publishing Company. Selected to Advisory Board of the Society of Natural Pharmacy, Inc.,             Larchmont, NY., an organization dedicated to the promotion of safe alternative             medicine involving botanicals, homeopathics and nutritionals with positive medical outcomes.   Author of monthly compounding column in American Druggist a MPA  publication since January, 1999.   Page 2 of 4   Author – formulary development in a USAR CSH – a team approach – U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, March, 1998.   Author – “Preparing For A Disaster-The Bio-Chemical Threat” – U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, December, 1999.   Author – “Chemical and Biological Agents of War Concept-Cause-Care” Drug Topics January 21, 2002   Author- “Total Parenteral Nutrition for Animals” International Journal of     Pharmaceutical Compounding, September/October, 2002.   Author – “Pharmacy Responds To The Call To Duty” Drug Topics March 19, 2007                                                                                                                                                                                       Author of published article concerning medical issues in Sailing Magazine, Yachting Magazine, Retail Pharmacy News, and American Druggist.   Teaching:               Instructor for the Connecticut Pharmaceutical Association approved Pharmacy Technician Program offered at the Norwalk Community Teaching College – 1993  to Date.   Adjunct Faculty Appointment – Gratis Adjunct Instructor of Pharmacy Practice,         University of Connecticut, September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2005     Connecticut Pharmaceutical Association:   An executive committee member since 1988 with active monthly meetings. An active member in good standing since 1980.   State of Connecticut Pharmacy Commission               Pharmacy Commissioner (1994 to 1999) under the Department of             Consumer Protection to oversee and govern the profession of pharmacy with the             State of Connecticut. Education:             A & M Schwartz College of Pharmacy    American Society of Hospital             Long Island University                            Pharmacists Residence Program             Brooklyn, NY                                         Greenwich Hospital Class of 1979                                          Greenwich, CT                                                Distinguished Alumnus Award                1979-1980    May, 2000                                               School of Pharmacy Honorary Alumni                                                                              Award – University of Connecticut, May, 1995 Page 3 of 4     Awards Community: Vietnam Veterans – Agent Orange Victims – Citation For Meritorious Service 11/11/1986 Disabled American Veterans – Distinguished Service Award – June, 1990 Department of Veteran Affairs – Commendation of Service – April, 1992 Americares  Free Clinic Service Award – 1994-1999 Americares International Service Award – 1995   Pharmacy: Smith Kline – Beecham Community Pharmacy Service Award – 12/5/92 Pharmacist Pro Re Nata Award – 1993 State of Connecticut Pharmacy Commission Service Award 1994-1999 University of Connecticut – School of Pharmacy Honorary Alumni Award – May, 1995 Pfizer Lifetime Achievement Award – June, 1999 Connecticut Pharmacist Association Certificate of Recognition as Pharmacy Commissioner – June, 1999 Distinguished Alumnus Award, A & M Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Long Island University – May, 2000 Bowl of Hygeia Award For The State of Connecticut – Wyeth Pharmaceutical – July, 2004   Military: Army Service Ribbon – 1984 Army Achievement Medal – 2 1984 1990 Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal 1,2,3,4 84/88/92/95 Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon 1,2,3  88/90/94 Armed Forces Reserve Medal  1990 Miltary Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal   1996 Meritorious Service Medal  2004-upon completion of 23 years of military reserve service    
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