The Nontraditional Pharmacist
The Nontraditional Pharmacist
Matt Paterini, Nick Kirkpatrick, and Lynn Switaj are the creators of The Nontraditional Pharmacist ( and PharmD graduates of the University of Michigan with a passion for exploring nontraditional roles in pharmacy. Matt works for IBM, Nick for CVS, and Lynn for Walgreen's. Their website is a central information source designed to help pharmacists and pharmacy students gain exposure to unique roles for pharmacists.
Jul 31, 2019 @07:33 PM
Ashlee Klevens Hayes is a pharmacist, a keynote speaker, a co-host on the Pharmacy Podcast Network with her show Rx Buzz, and an entrepreneur with her business Rx Ashlee.

Jun 17, 2019 @06:44 PM
Dr. Michael Kosal takes a data-driven and analytical approach to managing pharmacy operations. In this interview with Lynn Paterini, PharmD, host of The Nontraditional Pharmacist, see what is involved in pharmacy administration, where workdays are never the same.

May 22, 2019 @08:39 PM
Regulatory affairs is another frontier for pharmacists to explore, and pharmacists are just scratching the surface of the opportunities in this area. In this interview with pharmacist Brendan Doran of CTI Clinical Trial & Consulting, he touches on the many phases of the drug life cycle with an emphasis on the process of bringing a drug to regulatory bodies for market approval, and gives a look into some of the current and emerging roles available in regulatory affairs.

Oct 13, 2018 @06:00 PM
Business, leadership, and communication are just a few of the other skills needed to be successful in pharmacy administration.

May 26, 2018 @12:00 PM
Learn why pharmacists are in a great position to join the fastest-growing area in health care: technology

May 21, 2018 @09:03 PM
Pharmacists can take working in industry to a whole new nontraditional pharmacy level by working in finance.

May 10, 2018 @08:31 PM
Samm Anderegg blends pharmacy, technology, and entrepreneurship to leave traditional pharmacy, and start his own business.

Apr 9, 2018 @08:12 AM
Joe Lassiter of The Robertson Group highlights ways pharmacists can combine these skills to provide effective, efficient, and safe care.

Feb 13, 2018 @04:34 AM
Dr. Timothy Burke provides insight into this nontraditional field.

Aug 25, 2017 @06:06 AM
This nontraditional opportunity bridges business and health care. Here is a look at a unique, client-facing role within this niche.

Jun 23, 2017 @12:49 PM
Levi Smith, PharmD, MS, PhD Candidate at Yale University highlights the path of a drug from target discovery all the way to clinical uses and applications.

Oct 21, 2016 @02:18 AM
Nontraditional pharmacy roles are now emerging and will be the future of the field of pharmacy. This time, however, it's not a new degree requirement driving the transformation, but distinct market forces.