Chain of the Year winner Perzow accepts award

May 1, 2009

In a recent ceremony in Boulder, Colo., Pharmaca CEO and Chairman Barry Perzow received the Chain of the Year award from Drug Topics Editor-in-Chief Margaret Mulligan.

Key Points

Pharmaca, with 23 stores in five states, stresses holistic therapy, green pharmacy programs, and a patient-centered ambiance. Its products and services include dispensing, compounding, nutritional and dietary supplements, homeopathic and naturopathic input, private consultations, "body and soul zones" featuring aromatherapy and bath items, and a pharmaceutical take-back program. [Editor's note: Pharmaca's take-back partner is the Teleosis Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to reducing healthcare's environmental footprint; see them at http://www.teleosis.org/.]