Healthcare Industry Veterans Bring Expertise to Growing Company
BOULDER, Colo., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc. has appointed Karen Bowling of Solantic Urgent Walk-In Care and Joel Liffman of Oracle Strategic Partners to its Board of Directors. Both Ms. Bowling and Mr. Liffman expect to leverage their extensive experience and leadership to assist Pharmaca in expanding its differentiated pharmacy retailing model throughout the country.
"The addition of Ms. Bowling and Mr. Liffman to the Board of Directors brings additional proven health and wellness expertise to Pharmaca," said Barry Perzow, CEO and president of Pharmaca. "Ms. Bowling's experience in marketing and healthcare company growth brings a new creativity to the Board and Mr. Liffman's strategic management skills will complement the strong commitment our Board has to growth."
Ms. Bowling has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Currently, she is the president of Solantic Walk-In Urgent Care, where she directed the opening of six centers in 2002-2003. Prior to Solantic, Ms. Bowling led several companies in marketing capacities, including vice president of marketing for CyberGuard Corporation and assistant vice president of marketing for Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation.
Mr. Liffman has been an investment partner for Oracle Strategic Partners since 1996 where he is primarily responsible for the management of $180 million private equity fund. Prior to Oracle, he worked with Medco Containment Services to develop a strategic acquisition program, eventually leading to a role integrating the company with Merck after it purchased Medco in 1993.
About Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy
Pharmaca, founded in June 2000 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, operates unique pharmacies that combine prescription drug and over-the-counter products with natural, complementary and personal body care products. To date, the Company has eight pharmacies in Colorado, California, Oregon and Washington. www.pharmaca.com