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They also serve who only sit and wait

Published November 11, 2021

New York pharmacy compounders Joe Navarra, Erika Fallon, and Gopesh Patel await their meeting with Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on the Hill at Compounders on Capitol Hill.

Georgia compounding pharmacists Austin Hull and Shawn Hodges prepared to meet with Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) in the “on Capitol Hill” part of Compounders on Capitol Hill.

 

 

Legislators at CCH

Published November 11, 2021

Tuesday evening had three members of Congress speak to attendees at Compounders on Capitol Hill, including both pharmacists.

Buddy Carter (R-GA), one of those two pharmacists in Congress, stopped by to chat with attendees.

APC Past President Jennifer Burch poses with Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) at the CompPAC fundraiser where “Coach” Tuberville was the special guest.

Representative Diana Harshbarger (R-TN), the other pharmacist (and only compounder) in Congress came by Tuesday; her fundraiser is Wednesday afternoon.

Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) speaks at Wednesday’s CCH breakfast.

Some pics from Day One of CCH

Published November 11, 2021

Sure, we could write 6,000 words or so about the first day of Compounders on Capitol Hill, but these pictures do an even better job.

David Pore and Amy Shank talk about meeting with your member of Congress

Lucy Malmberg presents the 2021 George & Lucy Malmberg Compounding Advocacy Champion award

Marcy Bliss was named 2021 George & Lucy Malmberg Compounding Advocacy Champion

Medisca’s Philip Smyth talks about data collection.

Attendees take notes in preparation for tomorrow’s Hill visits.

Attorney Rachael Pontikes of Reed Smith (the lead attorney in the MOU case) updates attendees about several important pharmacy compounding issues.

Marcy Bliss named 2021 George & Lucy Malmberg Compounding Advocacy Champion

Published November 11, 2021

Marcy Bliss, chief executive officer of Wedgewood Pharmacy in Swedesboro, New Jersey, was named the 2021 George and Lucy Malmberg Compounding Advocacy Champion at APC’s Compounders on Capitol Hill. Congratulations, Marcy!

Click here to read Lucy Malmberg’s presentation — and why Marcy is so deserving of this year’s honor (PDF).