Justin Richards of Pequot Lakes was recently promoted to Clinical Pharmacist lead at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
In his new position, Richards will work with the clinical pharmacy staff to ensure appropriate training and compliance to regulatory standards and policies. He will assist in coordinating staff schedules and daily assignments, ensuring appropriate levels of 24/7 coverage. Richards will also coordinate pharmacy operational changes with clinical pharmacists and assist the pharmacy director with quality assurance functions and process improvement.
A Clinical Pharmacist at CRMC since June 2014, Richards earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in Duluth. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Chemistry at the university.
Richards grew up in Staples and along with his wife moved back to central Minnesota after he finished pharmacy school. The couple has two children: Adeline, 6, and Tyler, 3. In his free time, Richards enjoys spending time with his family on the lake, traveling, golf, and fishing.