Residency program enhances Holly Springs pharmacy
When the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy approached Bob Lomenick, owner of Tyson Drugs in Holly Springs, about hosting a pharmacy residency program, he wasn’t sure it was for him.
“I didn’t know what a residency program was, and it was out of my comfort zone, but I was willing to try,” Lomenick said.
The school was interested in Tyson Drugs’ innovative approach to patient care. Lomenick pioneered a medication synchronization program that streamlined his store’s operations and earned him the 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year award from Pharmacy Development Services Inc. The pharmacy school wanted recently-graduated pharmacists from around the country who were continuing their professional training to experience working with this system.
Now, at the beginning of his second year working with pharmacy residents at Tyson Drugs, Lomenick calls the program “the best thing [he] could have done for [his] pharmacy.