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Compounding Pharmacy with Christopher Currin, R. Ph. at the April 10 Wellness Forum
April 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
With so many options out there, it can be difficult to navigate the world of medicine and pharmaceuticals. Thankfully, April’s Wellness Forum speaker is Christopher Currin, R. Ph. This registered pharmacist and Fellow of the American College of Apothecaries will teach you how to navigate the complex world of health and pharmaceuticals in order to find the health solutions that work best for you in his April 10 discussion titled “Compounding Pharmacy.”
The Wellness Committee presents forums exploring health topics like stress, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, depression and more because education and awareness go a long way toward living a healthy lifestyle. Wellness forums are free to attend and open to the public.
Meet Our Speaker: Christopher Currin, R. Ph.
Managing Partner/Director of Pharmacy
Chris Currin is the Director of Pharmacy and co-founder of Rx3 Pharmacy, a specialty compounding pharmacy located in Richmond, Virginia.
Chris was exposed to pharmacy at an early age. His father and uncle, both pharmacists, owned local pharmacies in the Richmond, Virginia area. He spent his summers during high school working at his father’s pharmacy. After graduating from Hampden Sydney College, Chris decided to follow his father’s footsteps graduating from the Medical College of Virginia (VCU) College of Pharmacy in 1995. Soon after, Chris partnered with his father to open a specialty compounding pharmacy, realizing his dream of providing customized patient care. Rx3 Pharmacy opened its doors on October 1, 1995 and has become a recognized leader in providing custom compounding.
Chris serves as director of the residency program at Rx3 Pharmacy. He lectures to both patient-based support groups as well as physicians groups on topics such as Pain Management and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. His post-graduate education has included certifications in Pain Management, Hospice Care, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Sterile Compounding.
In addition to being an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, College of Pharmacy, Chris is associated with several professional affiliations including American College of Apothecaries, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Virginia Pharmacy Association, and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists.
Chris resides in Manakin Sabot with his wife Shannon and their daughter Lauren. When not working, Chris enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.