Wedgewood Pharmacy director of compliance, Anthony Grzib, R.Ph. elected to board of a national assoc
(Swedesboro, New Jersey—March 28, 2016) Anthony Grzib, R.Ph., director of Pharmacy Compliance for Wedgewood Pharmacy, has been elected to the 2016 board of directors of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) by the IACP membership. The association represents more than 4,000 pharmacists, technicians and students who focus on the specialty practice of pharmacy compounding.
“Having the clinical and professional expertise of individuals like Anthony is essential to IACP's role in developing the best practices of compounding pharmacists everywhere,” says, IACP president Gary McCrory, R.Ph., CCN. “Each of our volunteer board members brings unique experience as both practitioners and business managers to guide IACP and its membership. We are fortunate to have him as part of our leadership team."
As director of Pharmacy Compliance for Wedgewood Pharmacy, Grzib is responsible for the operation of the pharmacy in conformance with all laws and rules pertinent to the practice of pharmacy and drug dispensing. He develops policies and systems for formulating and producing compounded preparations accurately, efficiently and consistently. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining continuous quality-improvement systems and overseeing all pharmacists in the pharmacy. He is a registered pharmacist in 11 states and has been in the pharmacy profession since 1990.
Prior to joining Wedgewood in 2000, he was pharmacist-in-charge and team leader for CVS Pharmacy (Oaklyn and Cherry Hill, NJ) and for Eckerd Drugs (Pennsauken, NJ). He began his career as a pharmacy technician at Eckerd Drugs. He is a member of the Parenteral Drug Association, the New Jersey Pharmacist Association and the American Pharmacist Association. He holds a B.S. degree in Pharmacy from the Rutgers University College of Pharmacy.
About Wedgewood Pharmacy
George (late) and Lucy Malmberg, both pharmacists, purchased Wedgewood Pharmacy in 1981; the pharmacy was founded in 1980. In its 35-year history, the company has grown from a local community pharmacy to become one of the largest compounding pharmacies in the United States, serving more than 30,000 prescribers and hundreds of thousands of patients throughout the U.S. every year with customized animal-health and human-health prescriptions.
Wedgewood Pharmacy is located in Swedesboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey and employs 296 people.
Wedgewood Pharmacy is accredited by Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB®) for compliance with PCAB pharmacy compounding accreditation standards. PCAB is a service of Accreditation Commission for Health Care and is a third-party accreditation organization that has developed the highest national standards that providers are measured against in order to illustrate their ability to effectively and efficiently deliver quality compounded medications to consumers.
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