Meet Your Pharmacy Team
Founder and organizer of random thoughts
Chris is the owner of Integricare Rx with over 15 years of experience in the pharmacy industry, specifically in the long term care and consulting specialties. His involvement in the community has extended to include preceptorship to pharmacy students, adjunct faculty in the University of Nevada, and membership in various health care committee. Furthermore, he was awarded the Bowl of Hygeia Award for Pharmacist of the year which recognizes his contribution to the pharmacy profession and the community. He also has a special interest in alternative medicine.
Outside of work, you may find Chris on his dirt bike in the desert surrounding Reno and spending time with his wife and 2 children. Come by the pharmacy to chat with Chris. Save some time, he likes to talk.
Chief Catalyst Agent
Jamie is the co-owner of Integricare Rx and wife of Chris. Interesting point about Jamie is that she is a dental hygienist. Although she is not currently practicing as a hygienist, she makes sure to put a smile on everyone's faces. Jamie manages the finances and other administrative tasks, making sure the pharmacy runs smoothly.
Furthermore, she keeps the pharmacy staff well fed with her delicious baked goods. Call Jamie if you would like to learn more about the pharmacy or for any cooking advice.
Clinical and compliance voice of reason
Rachel is our clinical pharmacist with a Board certification in geriatric pharmacy. Management of the pharmacy's consulting services and the antimicrobial stewardship program are only a few of the many things she does at the pharmacy. Rachel grew up in Indiana and went to college at Purdue University. In 2012, she moved to Reno with her husband after they got married. They recently had a sweet baby girl named Madison.
When she is not at work, you can find Rachel taking advantage of the year-round outdoor activities in Reno. You can find her snow-skiing, paddleboarding, hiking, water rafting, snowshoeing, etc. Rachel can help with any clinical questions you may have. Chat with Rachel to learn how our consulting team can help you and your residents.
Chief of getting stuff done
Emily is our lead pharmacy technician, she has been with the company since the beginning. She has extensive knowledge regarding pharmacy purchasing and she can work with your facilities to reduce pharmacy costs.
Emily has lived in Reno since 1994. She has been married for almost 20 years and has a grown daughter. When she is not planning her vacation to Disneyland, she is with her husband, Craig, and their Yorkie pups, Conan and Penelope. Emily also enjoys camping, spending time with friends, and watching reality TV. Chat with Emily and let her show you how you can optimize your pharmacy bills.
PharmD, BCGP, BSc
Browser of the web and clinical pharmacist
Karina started working with us as an intern and has now continued on to work as our pharmacist and computer gal. She moved from Canada to Reno with her husband in 2017 to chase after the sun. Prior to moving, she has worked as a pharmacist in various pharmacy setting including hospital, long-term care, and retail pharmacy.
Karina enjoys biking around town, visiting the beautiful Lake Tahoe, and hiking the challenging trails. She also enjoys traveling with her family and friends. Some of the places she has visited includes Italy, Japan, and South Africa. Chat with Karina regarding any pharmacy questions or travel ideas.
Our newest member to our pharmacy team is Dru. She joined our team in 2018 as a technician-in-training, which means that she has to complete a specified number of hours and complete various continuing education prior to becoming a registered technician. Dru manages the dispensary function and the inventory of the pharmacy.
As you may be able to guess, she is Emily's daughter. In her spare time, Dru enjoys painting and she has experience working with different media.