Community Pharmacy Residency sites are located in progressive pharmacy practices across East Central Iowa.
Hy-Vee Drugstore, Iowa City, Iowa
Hy-Vee Drugstore is committed to providing comprehensive health and wellness services to its customers. Hy-Vee, Inc. has over 240 pharmacy sites many with their own unique specialties. The pharmacy provides patient education and services that include medication therapy management, hypertension screenings, comprehensive diabetes care education, immunization services including travel consultations, and lipid management. It also serves as a wellness clinic which contracts with private corporations to provide screening and educational services to their employees. The pharmacy provides access to nutritional counseling that is delivered by Hy-Vee registered dietitians. Residents have an opportunity to rotate through additional educational experiences that include corporate management, compounding services, and specialty pharmacy. An area of resident focus is to establish and implement disease management services in the community.
Site Coordinator: Bridget Jermeland, PharmD
Additional Clinical Faculty: Kathy Klosterman, PharmD; Michael Burgard, BS
CarePro Pharmacy, North Liberty, Iowa
with CarePro Pharmacy - A Avenue, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Residents participate in a shared position between two progressive pharmacies with a strong history of providing pharmaceutical care. Both participating pharmacies are located near the University of Iowa and provide numerous opportunities for precepting pharmacy students. Residents will have exposure to diverse patient populations in both small town and urban settings. Over 100 patients are cared for through MTM platforms, including Mirixa and OutcomesMTM. Other clinical services include AADE accredited diabetes education classes, GLP-1 collaborative practice agreement with local physicians, immunizations, lipid monitoring, hypertension monitoring and management, and transitions of care. Additional pharmacy services include compliance packaging, medication synchronization and nutraceutical wellness consultations. Elective experiences are available internally in compounding, home infusion, medical supply and business management. This site is a residency program member since 1998.
Site Coordinators: Marla Tonn, BSPh and Kim Van Schepen, PharmD
Additional Clinical Faculty: Kyra Corbett, PharmD; Stevie Veach, PharmD, BCACP; Shelly Ruggiero, PharmD
Greenwood Pharmacy, Waterloo, Iowa
Greenwood Pharmacy strives to make a personal connection with their patients and has helped thousands of people lead healthier, better lives. Located in Waterloo, Iowa, Greenwood Pharmacy has been serving the surrounding community since 1987. The pharmacies extensive variety of patient care services allows them to meet the individual needs of their customers. Pharmacy services include compliance packaging, home delivery, medication synchronization, immunizations and travel vaccines, durable medical equipment, MTM services, transitions of care services, and compounding. Pharmacists at Greenwood work closely with area providers and health-systems to provide optimal patient care.
Site Coordinator: Wes Pilkington, PharmD
Additional Clinical Faculty: Bob Greenwood, BSPh
Mercy Family Pharmacy, Dubuque, Iowa
Mercy Family Pharmacy has proudly served the city of Dubuque for nearly 100 years. Starting as a traditional corner drugstore Mercy Family Pharmacies have grown to six community care sites, and one long-term care pharmacy in Dubuque and the surrounding areas. Mercy Family Pharmacy is uniquely integrated with Mercy Medical Center and community physician clinics to provide outstanding direct patient care. Patient care services include medication therapy management through Iowa Medicaid and various Medicare Part D programs, an anticoagulation clinic, and medication reconciliation. Further opportunities for patient counseling and education include disease-state management for self-insured employers, heart failure program patient consultations, transitions of care coordination at Mercy Medical Center, and a collaborative practice with the local community health center. Additional benefits include working with a staff that continues to advance the profession of pharmacy through their involvement in the community, college, local, state, and national pharmacy associations.
Site Coordinators: Emma Kraayenbrink, PharmD and Rachel Otting, PharmD
Additional Clinical Faculty: Beth Engel, PharmD; Jessica Smith, PharmD, MPH; Kristen Timmerman, PharmD; Josh Feldmann, PharmD
Osterhaus Pharmacy, Maquoketa, Iowa
Osterhaus Pharmacy is a family-owned community pharmacy committed to high quality personalized patient care, established in 1965, operating in a facility adjacent to a family practice clinic in Maquoketa. Approximately 6,000 patient lives are impacted by pharmacy services including ambulatory, long-term care, and hospice patients. The professional staff specializes in provision of medication therapy management to patients with asthma, diabetes, hypertension, hormone replacement therapy, hyperlipidemia and others. Furthermore, the staff is involved in political, organizational, and regulatory venues within pharmacy at the state, local and national level. The site is approved to perform CLIA waived tests, administers all adult immunizations, and provides custom compounding. Programs to assist patients with smoking cessation and healthy weight loss are also available. In addition to pharmaceutical care, the practice provides ongoing monitoring through detailed documentation, drug information, durable medical equipment, and home medical-respiratory services (CPAP/BiPAP). Osterhaus has been part of the residency program since its inception.
Site Coordinator: Matthew Osterhaus, BSPh
Additional Clinical Faculty: Marilyn Osterhaus, BSPh; Tammy Bullock, PharmD; Connie Connolly, BSPh; Angie Spannagel, PharmD; Farah Towfic, PharmD; Dale Yoder, BSPh; Robert Osterhaus, BSPh
Towncrest Pharmacy, Iowa City, Iowa
Towncrest Pharmacy has been serving Iowa City and its surrounding areas since 1963. This independently owned pharmacy is located less than 10 minutes from The University of Iowa campus. The pharmacists and staff of Towncrest Pharmacy are recognized for their high-quality, personalized patient care and innovative clinical services. With this reputation, Towncrest Pharmacy has built long standing working relationships with other providers, businesses, and organizations in the community. Through the development of a clinical documentation program to quickly identify drug therapy problems as well as the utilization of two Parata Max robots, Towncrest is able to provide highly innovative clinical services to our patients. Current patient care services include Continuous Medication Management programs, immunizations, MTM services, health screenings and risk management services, disease state management and education, medication adherence programs and compliance packaging, Durable Medical Equipment consultations, nursing home consultations and compounding (PCAB accredited).
Site Coordinator, Co-Owner & Site Preceptor: Randy McDonough, PharmD, MS
Additional Clinical Faculty: Mike Deninger, BS, PhD; Kelly Kent, PharmD, BCPS; Bernie Cremers, BSPh; Denise Prybil, BSPh; Angela Lyons, PharmD; Kelly Richael, PharmD