Newhard pharmacist honored
John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.
The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.
Pavis has championed the opening of a vaccination clinic, management training for pharmacists and managers, email throughout the pharmacy which has 70 co-workers, and developed relationships with new, innovative buying groups and technology partners.
Parvis is Cubmaster of Pack 352, and a coach for the wrestling team at Bethlehem Catholic, where he assists with the football and baseball teams.