Mark Ziegler, PharmD, MBA, has joined life science law firm Boesen and Snow as Director of Pharmacy Services effective October 7, 2019 to assist in expanding the pharmacy specific services offered by the firm.
Mark earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University in 2007 and his MBA from Case Western Reserve University in 2010. Mark's expertise in pharmacy audit includes a deep understanding of the processes utilized by PBM's to determine audit findings, providing a timely and effective audit response, proactive approaches to maintaining the PBM relationship, and knowledge of PBM Provider Agreements.
Michelle Bennett, PharmD, BCPS, has been named retail pharmacy manager for Penn Highlands Healthcare, according to Francis Iorfido, pharmacy service line director for Penn Highlands Healthcare. Bennett will oversee the staff and operations at the Penn Highlands Community Pharmacy in DuBois and McCabe's Drug Store in Reynoldsville.
Jeffrey Neigh, deputy chief of the pharmacy service line in the Office of the Surgeon General, has been promoted from Lt. colonel to Colonel in the Army. He is an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and was commissioned a First Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps in 2000. Colonel is the highest rank he can achieve as a pharmacist in the Army.
Joseph Muha has accepted a new role as corporate counsel and director of pharmacy compliance with Discount Drug Mart.
Luke Gillmore has been promoted to director, field clinical services of Rite Aid covering Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Astellas appointed Joseph Fleishaker to Lead Clinical Pharmacology and Exploratory Development.