John Musil, Pharm.D, Chief Executive Officer of The Apothecary Shops, has been named to a five-year term as a member of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. The Arizona State Board of Pharmacy regulates the practice of pharmacy and the distribution, sale and storage of prescription and non-prescription medications and devices. The board licenses pharmacists, pharmacy interns and technicians; issues permits to pharmacies, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors; conducts compliance inspections, and investigates complaints.
Musil is the founder of The Apothecary Shops, a Phoenix-based chain of specialty pharmacies with 18 retail locations in seven states. He began his career as a cashier at a Phoenix pharmacy and, after completing pharmacy school at The University of Arizona in 1994, became managing director of a community-based pharmacy in Scottsdale. Two years later, he purchased the pharmacy, the first of The Apothecary Shops’ chain of retail locations.
The Apothecary Shops provide specialized services in oncology, ophthalmology, fertility, women’s health, infectious disease, animal health, compounding, pain management and transplant. The Apothecary Shop pharmacies also offer Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB)-accredited compounding services.
Among the regular services at every Apothecary Shop location is 24-hour-a-day contact with a pharmacist for patient questions and concerns and ongoing communications between the pharmacy and physicians regarding therapy adherence and tolerance for any prescribed medications
The company also operates a 21,000 square foot national facility that houses a mail order, wholesale and FDA-registered repackaging division in Phoenix.