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Pharmacist of the Year Ira Katz: ‘We are hands on’

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Pharmacist of the Year Ira Katz: ‘We are hands on’

November 12, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA – Owning and operating an independent community pharmacy has allowed Ira Katz to maintain his love for retail.  “As a kid, I worked in clothing stores – I love retail,” said Katz, a pharmacist and owner of Little Five Points Pharmacy in Atlanta, which he opened 40 years ago. “I couldn’t think of a better career than to open a pharmacy.”  Katz was recently named the 2021 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year by the National...

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Ira Katz named indy pharmacist of the year

October 14, 2021HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ira Katz was named the 2021 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year at the National Community Pharmacists Association 2021 Annual Convention, held Oct. 9-12.  The annual award, sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, is given to a pharmacist who exhibits exemplary professional leadership, service to community and commitment to independent pharmacy.  Katz is the owner of Little Five Points Pharmacy in Atlanta, which he opened 40 years ago. As a...

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