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PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency

The College's partnerships with community-based pharmacies ensure that residents will be prepared to assume a leadership role in advancing the profession of pharmacy and community pharmacy practice.

Pharmax Pharmacy

Site Coordinator: Torey Watson, Pharm.D., MBA
Resident positions: 1
ASHP Code: 64014
NMS Code: 203023

This program provides residents with experience in direct patient care in a rural community pharmacy located in Leadington, Missouri, and Potosi, Missouri. Residents gain experience in medication synchronization, adherence and diabetes education.

What can residents do after completing a PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program at STLCOP?
Community-based pharmacy residents may obtain positions in a community-based practice as a specialty or patient care pharmacist; work in ambulatory care or long-term care practice settings; or find a position in academia.

  • 100% of residents present research at national meetings.
  • Nearly 60% of residents remained with the pharmacy upon completion of their residency program.
  • 76% of residents practice in ambulatory care or specialty practice.

Program Director

Nicole GattasNicole M. Gattas, Pharm.D., FAPhA, BCPS 

Dr. Nicole Gattas is the residency program director for the multisite PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is also an associate professor of pharmacy practice and associate director of experiential education. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) from the University of Iowa. Dr. Gattas completed a Community Pharmacy Residency at Dominick’s Pharmacy and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Practice and Management (FAPhA).

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