Joseph P. Navarra, R.Ph, FACA, FAPC
Town Total Compounding Center
Joseph P. Navarra, R.Ph., FACA, FAPC is the owner of Town Total Compounding Center, in Woodbury, N.Y., a PCAB/ACHC Accredited compounding only pharmacy providing sterile and non-sterile compounding patient specific prescriptions. Previous to this he was the Executive Vice-President of Town Total Health, independent pharmacies that had a focus on specialty pharmacy. The specialties served there were HIV, Transplant and Hepatitis-C patients in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has been involved with adherence programs, refill alignment services, MTM and investigational drug studies while owning Town Total Health. At the Town Total Compounding Center, sterile and non-sterile compounds are compounded daily. Double blind investigational compound studies are also provided. The compounding pharmacy follows USP <795> , <797>, and <800> guidelines. Joseph P. Navarra graduated from St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Queens, New York in 1992 and has been compounding ever since. Joseph has been very involved in professional organizations promoting and enhancing the practice of pharmacy at a high level. He is a past President and past Chairman of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York, past President and past Chairman of the Italian-American Pharmacists Society and is a current board member of the New York City Pharmacists Society and a current Vice President of the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding. Joseph is certified in delivering Medication Therapy Management and in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery training. He has received many awards while practicing pharmacy including the Distinguished Young Pharmacists Award, Preceptor of the Year Awards and Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award. Some of his other interests include classic car restoration, and has been an active, long time martial artists ranked in multiple styles. He is married to Ann-Margaret Navarra, PhD, CPNP-PC, FAAN and has a daughter, Theresa, a nursing student at NYU. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Explain the need of Standard Operating Procedures.
3. Identify the new BUD guidelines for USP <795>.
4. Identify the new BUD guidelines for USP <797>.
5. Explain the significance of properly using Assessment of Risks for USP <800>.