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Elevating Healthcare to "Whole Care".

Elevating Healthcare to "Whole Care".

Simply stated, ACORx is here to help improve the quality of life of every patient, while helping payers and providers do their part with less hassle. Count on our team of skilled pharmacists and technicians to offer patients greater confidence in their own, or loved one’s, daily medication regimen.

ACORx Pharmacy Directors

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Amy Karlek, PharmD

Amy is the Operations Director here at ACORx Pharmacy. She has been with ACORx since we opened in 2016. Amy graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Prior to working at ACORx, Amy has experience in both long term care and community pharmacy settings, with a focus on psychiatric care. Amy serves as a student preceptor for both The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Schools of Pharmacy. In her spare time, Amy loves to play golf, go hiking and travel to new destinations!

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Sarah Hoover, PharmD, BCGP

Sarah is the Clinical Director at ACORx Pharmacy. She has been working with ACORx since 2018. Sarah graduated from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Sarah also became a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist in 2016. She also serves as a luminary for The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, as well as coach for the Flip The Pharmacy initiative. Sarah has always worked in the independent community pharmacy setting, even as a student. She serves alongside Amy as a student preceptor for both The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Schools of Pharmacy. Outside of work, you can find Sarah spending her time fishing!

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Shawn Nairn RPh, Owner

Shawn is a pharmacist and owner at ACORx Pharmacy. After graduating from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, he began exploring pharmacy ownership, through several channels. Shawn’s background is diverse, including chain pharmacy, owning and operating various independent pharmacies, long-term care and medication adherence packaging. Shawn has been active in Pharmacy for more than 30 years and has developed a successful working knowledge of the pharmacy industry, focusing on his patients and offering outstanding customer service. He realized the opportunity in concierge pharmacy in 2015 and began moving towards creating a pharmacy based on medication adherence. ACORx was born from this idea and has since been named one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Pittsburgh for 2016 and in the top 50 fastest growing companies for 2020 from Pittsburgh Business Times. Shawn is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association (PPA) as a member of their Legislative Committee and is a Regional Board Member with Value Drug. Shawn has also received the George S. Maggio Award in 2018, Presented to the pharmacist who has contributed the most to pharmacy in Pennsylvania through their work in legislative activities and advocacy. One of Shawn's favorite things to do when he is not at work, is to go play a round of 18 at the nearest golf course!

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Amy Karlek, PharmD

Amy is the Operations Coordinator here at ACORx Pharmacy. She has been with ACORx since we opened in 2016. Amy graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Prior to working at ACORx, Amy has experience in both long term care and community pharmacy settings, with a focus on psychiatric care. Amy serves as a student preceptor for both The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Schools of Pharmacy. In her spare time, Amy loves to play golf, go hiking and travel to new destinations!

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Sarah Hoover, PharmD, BCGP

Sarah is the Clinical director at ACORx Pharmacy. She has been working with ACORx since 2018. Sarah graduated from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Sarah also became a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist in 2016. She also serves as a luminary for The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, as well as coach for the Flip The Pharmacy initiative. Sarah has always worked in the independent community pharmacy setting, even as a student. She serves alongside Amy as a student preceptor for both The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Schools of Pharmacy. Outside of work, you can find Sarah spending her time fishing!

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Shawn Nairn PharmD, Owner

Shawn is a pharmacist and owner at ACORx Pharmacy. After graduating from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, he began exploring pharmacy ownership, through several channels. Shawn’s background is diverse, including chain pharmacy, owning and operating various independent pharmacies, long-term care and medication adherence packaging. Shawn has been active in Pharmacy for more than 30 years and has developed a successful working knowledge of the pharmacy industry, focusing on his patients and offering outstanding customer service. He realized the opportunity in concierge pharmacy in 2015 and began moving towards creating a pharmacy based on medication adherence. ACORx was born from this idea and has since been named one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Pittsburgh for 2016 and in the top 50 fastest growing companies for 2020 from Pittsburgh Business Times. Shawn is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association (PPA) as a member of their Legislative Committee and is a Regional Board Member with Value Drug. Shawn has also received the George S. Maggio Award in 2018, Presented to the pharmacist who has contributed the most to pharmacy in Pennsylvania through their work in legislative activities and advocacy. One of Shawn's favorite things to do when he is not at work, is to go play a round of 18 at the nearest golf course!

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