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SMH Pharmacist, Lawrence Pierce, achieves recertification

NORWAY, ME - Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical Services, M. Patricia Cook, RN, MBA, EdD, announced recently that Stephens Memorial Hospital Pharmacist, Lawrence Pierce, MPh has met all eligibility requirements for recertification in Pharmacotherapy.

Pierce has been a pharmacist for over 30 years, employed at Stephens since September of 2001.  He was promoted to the Director of Pharmacy position 4 years ago.

"Larry's contributions to excellent patient care include, but are not limited to: individual counseling for patients with multiple medications, consultations with physicians and nurses regarding new medications, teaching the medication portion of our Diabetes Education program, and mixing complex IV medications.  His recertification demonstrates his commitment to providing the highest quality care possible in his field.

Recertification in Pharmacotherapy is a comprehensive process involving written examinations and completion of continuing education training.  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) is the pharmacy's highest credential and demonstrates a complete grasp of the skills and the knowledge to provide the best care to patients in need of pharmaceutical care. 

Stephens Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.  Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at

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