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November 15, 2013 13:09 ET

PCCA Awards Peter Koshland, PharmD, With George Roentsch Scholarship

Annual Scholarship Awarded to Independent Pharmacist Who Embodies the Innovative and Sharing Nature of Roentsch

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2013) - Peter Koshland, PharmD, president and CEO of Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy was recently awarded with the George Roentsch Scholarship by the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA). Koshland received the award from San Francisco via broadcast during PCCA's International Seminar, held in Sugar Land, Texas on October 26, 2013.

The scholarship is awarded annually to an independent pharmacist and PCCA member who embodies the innovative and sharing nature of George Roentsch, a well-known pharmacist in the compounding community.

George Roentsch, RPh, owner/pharmacist of The Apothecary in Keene, N.H., is fondly remembered for his work, which advanced the art and science of custom-made prescription medications. Roentsch demonstrated both a passion for the art and science of custom-made prescription medications, as well as sharing ideas and formulas with fellow compounders.

Koshland received the George Roenstch Scholarship after being nominated by his peers. Koshland was chosen for the scholarship because of his commitment to high quality compounding, to continuing education and to collaboration with fellow compounding pharmacists.

"I am truly honored to receive the George Roentsch Scholarship, named after a man I greatly admire," Koshland commented. "Roentsch's willingness to share his knowledge for the purpose of improving patients' lives represents the very best of the compounding profession. I am grateful to PCCA for honoring his tradition and creating a collegial network of compounding pharmacists from across the country."

Houston-headquartered PCCA has been serving compounding pharmacists with fine chemicals, equipment, devices, accredited training courses and seminars, and technical consulting assistance since 1981. PCCA currently has more than 3,900 pharmacist members throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries around the world.

About Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy
Located in San Francisco, Koshland Pharm is dedicated to problem-solving with doctors to develop innovative treatment plans for each individual patient. Accredited by PCAB, Koshland Pharm makes high-quality, customized prescriptions and focuses on optimal patient outcomes.

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