Recent Board Action (August 31, 2021)

Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy (“Board”) took the following actions at its most recent meeting held August 31, 2021.

Boone County Hospital, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with failing to establish and maintain effective controls against the theft or diversion of prescription drugs, including controlled substances.  The Board placed the pharmacy on probation for one (1) year and imposed a civil penalty of $2,000.

Brandon Iacobo, RPh, La Crosse, WI entered into a Settlement Agreement and Final Order.  The Board charged him with diverting prescription drugs from a pharmacy for personal use, knowingly making misleading, deceptive untrue or fraudulent representations in the practice of pharmacy or engaging in unethical conduct, practicing pharmacy while under the influence of prescription drugs for which he did not have a lawful prescription, and failing to ensure legal operation of the pharmacy. In the Order, Mr. Iacobo agreed to voluntarily surrender his pharmacist license. 

Cherrie Christopher, CPhT, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged her with failing to maintain a current technician registration with the Board while being employed as a technician.  The Board issued a citation and warning and imposed a civil penalty of $100.

Danielle Naughton, CPhT, entered into a Settlement Agreement and Final Order.  The Board charged her with diverting prescription drugs from a pharmacy for personal use or distribution, misrepresentative deeds, and unethical conduct.  In the Order, Ms. Naughton agreed to voluntarily surrender her CPhT registration. 

Medical Home Pharmacy, Trenton, NJ entered into a Settlement Agreement and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with having disciplinary action taken by a licensing authority of another state, failing to report disciplinary action, fraud in procuring a license, and failing to have a registered pharmacist in charge.  The Board issued a citation and warning, imposed a civil penalty of $10,000, and restricted the pharmacy from shipping compounded preparations into Iowa until the pharmacy obtains accreditation for compounding by a Board-approved third party accreditor.

Sheila Schleeper, RPh, voluntarily surrendered her pharmacist license due to allegations of failure to comply with the terms of her Iowa Monitoring Program for Pharmacy Professionals (IMP3) contract and failure to comply with the Board Order in case 2018-82.

Walgreens Pharmacy 16528, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with failing to establish and maintain effective controls against the theft or diversion of prescription drugs, including controlled substances. The Board placed the pharmacy on probation for one (1) year and imposed a civil penalty of $3,000.

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on September 17, 2021 at 12:10pm.