Garofoli receives Distinguished New Practitioner award

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Gretchen K. Garofoli, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy, has been selected as the recipient of the American Pharmacists Association’s 2015 Distinguished New Practitioner award.

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) represents more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and others interested in advancing the profession of pharmacy.

The Distinguished New Practitioner award recognizes a pharmacist within the first five years of professional practice who has contributed to the development of student pharmacists, has been active in service to the community, has participated in professional and APhA-related activities, and has made an impact on the profession of pharmacy through professional achievements.

Dr. Garofoli’s areas of interest include diabetes management, medication therapy management, immunizations, compounding, and program development and implementation in the community pharmacy setting. Her current practice site is Waterfront Family Pharmacy in Morgantown, W.Va., where she focuses on diabetes care, immunizations, and medication therapy management.

Garofoli will be presented with the award during the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition March 27-30 in San Diego.

For more information: Amy Newton, School of Pharmacy, 304-293-7192
cl/an: 03-17-15