Popomaronis Named NCPA Director Of Pharmacy Specialty Services
Alexandria, Virginia - January 16, 2003 William Popomaronis, R.Ph., has been named director of pharmacy specialty services for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).Popomaronis
will be responsible for providing clinical, management, and reimbursement resources to independent pharmacists wishing to enter or currently specializing in a the long-term care or home health care niche markets.
"As many of NCPA's members already understand, it is complementary and profitable for pharmacists to provide these niche products and services to the growing number of patients entering our pharmacies daily," said Popomaronis
. Popomaronis comes to NCPA from Anchor Pharmacies of Hampstead, Maryland where he was co-founder and chief executive officer.His
responsibilities included oversight of all operational lines including financial, human resources, purchasing, advertising, marketing, technology initiatives, acquisitions, contract negotiations, political action, and recruitment.Before co-founding Anchor Pharmacies, Popomaronis co-founded and was president of EPIC Pharmacies of Baltimore, Maryland.
...Popomaronis began his career in 1981 as the owner and operator of Edwards and Anthony Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland.He is an alumnus of the University of Maryland.Popomaronis
has received several national awards.In 1988, he
was recognized by Drug Topics magazine
as a "1988 Independent Superstar."He was a finalist in the Ernst and Young, Entrepreneur of the Year, Retail Category for founding EPIC Pharmacies, Inc. in 1998.