Patrick Pugliese and Students - Pfizer Hub University Pharmacy

University Pharmacy and Pitt Pharmacy served as a Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Hub for CPESN USA in April, 2021.  Patrick Pugliese, (PHARM ’11), Director of Pharmacy at University Pharmacy, worked with Maggie Schmidt and Caleb Schork, Class of 2023, to organize and prepare Pfizer vaccine supplies for five Pennsylvania Pharmacist Care Network/CPESN independent pharmacies in Western Pennsylvania including: ACROx, Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy – co-owned by Chris Antypas, (PHARM ’09), Palmer Pharmacy, The Medicine Shoppe and Span and Taylor Drug Co.  

Stephanie McGrath, (PHARM ’07), Executive Director of Network Operations, Pennsylvania Pharmacist Care Network and Pitt Pharmacy Community Leadership & Innovation in Practice (CLIP) Center, organized Pfizer hubs throughout the PPCN Network to support vaccine delivery from the Federal Pharmacy Program.

This was a special opportunity for University Pharmacy and Pitt Pharmacy to collaborate to combat COVID with our pharmacy partners.

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