Brant Gahr Appointed to PPA Board
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Appoints New Board Directors
HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association would like to welcome the following new Directors to the Board of Directors for a two year term.
Elliott Cook, Northwest Region Director
Todd Eury, Academy of Pharmacy Industry Associates Director
Brant Gahr, Academy of Long Term Care and Consultant Pharmacists Director
Nicholas Leon, Southeast Region Director
Kyle McCormick, Academy of Student Pharmacists Director
Patrick Purcell, Academy of Pharmacy Technicians Director
These newly appointed Directors will work with other Board Members to fulfill the mission and goals of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association and advocate for the profession of pharmacy.
Brant Gahr, Academy of Long Term Care and Consultant Pharmacists Director- Brant is a 1997 graduate of Duquesne University. He started his career with Rite Aid in Northwestern Pennsylvania and has held various positions during a 9 year period that included staff pharmacist, pharmacy trainer, pharmacy manager, and pharmacy development manager. Brant then went to work to at Masonic Villages in Elizabethtown Pennsylvania. He has been employed there as a staff/consultant pharmacist for the past 4 years. At Masonic Villages, Brant works with staff and residents to obtain the best clinical outcomes for the residents there. He also works as a pharmacy preceptor for the University of the Sciences Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Duquesne University pharmacy students showing them the different aspects of long term care pharmacy.
Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,000 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, representing almost all facets of pharmacy practice. As the leading voice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania, it promotes the profession through advocacy, education, and communication to enhance patient care and public health.
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