Podgurski Consulting, LLC

Podgurski Consulting, LLC

Michael Podgurski, RPh, DPh

200 Turtle Creek Circle Oldsmar, FL 34677

About the Expert

Over 40 years experience in various pharmacy roles to include store and field management, third party administration, business re-engineering, technology, operations and legislative and regulatory compliance.

Areas of Expertise

  • Licensing
  • Pharmacies
  • Pharmacy Automation/Technology
  • Pharmacy Operations
  • Regulatory Compliance

Expert's Profile

Michael Podgurski, RPh, DPh, is currently a consultant for the pharmacy profession focusing on regulatory compliance, pharmacy automation/technology and pharmacy operations and accreditation. His career has encompassed all aspects of pharmacy including third party administration, business re-engineering, information technology, licensing and pharmacy legislative and regulatory compliance.
For 11 years, as Vice President of Pharmacy Services, he managed all state and Federal legislative initiatives, Board of Pharmacy issues and relationships, regulations, disciplinary actions and all licensing matters for all Rite Aid pharmacies in 31 states and the District of Columbia. Prior to this responsibility, he was Vice President of Pharmacy Operations where he was responsible not only for the day-to-day operations of all Rite Aid pharmacies, but also all technology initiatives which included pharmacy systems, design, workflow, automation and e-prescribing.

Michael is licensed as a pharmacist in 5 states and was a member of the Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy for 15 years, serving as Chairman for 6 of those years.

Michael received the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Honorary President award in 2015 for his dedication to public safety and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Harold W. Pratt Award in 2018 acknowledging his contributions to the pharmacy profession and the industry.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in 1972
  • Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management Executive Program in 2001

Licenses

  • Licensed Pharmacist in Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee and Pennsylvania

Organizations

  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
  • American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL)
  • American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP)
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
  • Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA)
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)

Honors

  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Honorary President, 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS, Harold W. Pratt Award, 2018 University of Florida School of Pharmacy Board of National Advisors (2005-2013) University of Florida School of Pharmacy Dean's National Advisory Board Legacy Society (2014-Present) West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Board of Advisors (1998-2014) National Association of Chain Drug Stores Policy Council (2007-2018) Chairman 2013 American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Board of Directors (2001-2018) President (2016-2018) American Society for Pharmacy Law (2007-Present) President Elect (2020) ONDCP-White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Roundtable on Prescription Drugs, 2011 Institute for the Advancement of Community Pharmacy Board of Directors (2012-2018) FDA Risk Communication Advisory Committee, 2010 ACPE Pharmacy School On-Site Evaluation Team Member, 2002 Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy (1997-2012) Chairman 6 years
  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Honorary President, 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS, Harold W. Pratt Award, 2018 University of Florida School of Pharmacy Board of National Advisors (2005-2013) University of Florida School of Pharmacy Dean's National Advisory Board Legacy Society (2014-Present) West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Board of Advisors (1998-2014) National Association of Chain Drug Stores Policy Council (2007-2018) Chairman 2013 American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Board of Directors (2001-2018) President (2016-2018) American Society for Pharmacy Law (2007-Present) President Elect (2020) ONDCP-White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Roundtable on Prescription Drugs, 2011 Institute for the Advancement of Community Pharmacy Board of Directors (2012-2018) FDA Risk Communication Advisory Committee, 2010 ACPE Pharmacy School On-Site Evaluation Team Member, 2002 Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy (1997-2012) Chairman 6 years

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