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About Us

Central Pharmacy is an independent, family-owned and operated pharmacy that has been serving the Durham, NC area for more than 40 years. Central Pharmacy isn't just any local pharmacy. We provide far more than medications, dedicating ourselves and each service we offer to improving the health of our community. Our pharmacists combine extensive clinical knowledge with individualized care to ensure that every person who walks through our doors receives the best care possible. It is our attention to detail and devotion to our patients that have allowed us to serve this community for over three decades.

Being an independently owned pharmacy gives Central Pharmacy the freedom to be creative in finding new ways to meet our customer's needs. Central Pharmacy does not subscribe to the "one size fits all" philosophy. We believe our success comes from our willingness and ability to go out of our way to find solutions to problems. We offer a wide variety of services to solve some common medication problems that people encounter every day, including multi-dose pill packaging to ease the burden of remembering to take medications. Our medication synchronization program aligns all of your prescriptions so that you can refill them at the same time each month, saving you multiple trips to the pharmacy. If you are a member of this program, you are eligible to receive one free delivery within the City of Durham area every month. We also offer Ideal Protein, a medically developed diet protocol designed to help you lose weight and keep it off. To see the full range of services we provide, click on the 'Services' tab at the top of our web page. We believe that through these services and our commitment to our patients we provide the best pharmacy care Durham has to offer. Thank you to all of our patients for being a part of the Central Pharmacy family.

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Our Staff

Our pharmacy and staff have grown over the years, thanks to many old and new loyal customers. Our pharmacists, Michael Verble, PharmD, RPh, Kayla Harris, PharmD, RPh, Christie Ferrell, RPh, and Jennifer Burch, PharmD, RPh, CDE together provide over 30 years of combined pharmacy experience. Our experience support team includes Pamela Thompson, CPhT, Kimberly Wyatt, CPhT, and Kelsey Boyce.

Michael Verble, PharmD, RPh, and Manager

Michael has been with Central Pharmacy since receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2017. He recently took over the position of pharmacy manager and is thrilled for the opportunity to remain a part of the Central Pharmacy family.

Kayla Harris, PharmD, RPh

Kayla is the newest addition to our pharmacy family, receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Mercer University College of Pharmacy in May of 2018 and starting with Central Pharmacy on July 1st, 2018. She is completing a a year long pharmacy residency and is working on multiple projects, including expanding our Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program.

Jennifer Burch, PharmD, RPh, CDE

Jennifer received her doctor of pharmacy from Campbell University School of Pharmacy in 1993, but began working at Central Pharmacy alongside her father Bill Burch in 1986. She opened Central Compounding Center South in 2006 to help patients who need compounded medication treatment. In 2018, she won the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists' Community Care Pharmacist of the Year Award.

Christie Ferrell, RPh

Christie has been with Central Pharmacy since 2000. You can find her here on Wednesdays, brightening up the pharmacy with her sense of humor.

Kimberley Wyatt, Pharmacy Technician, CPhT

Kim is a certified pharmacy technician who has been a part of the Central Pharmacy family since 2001. She loves her son, furry animals, and fast cars.

Pamela Thompson, Pharmacy Technician, CPhT

Pam is a certified pharmacy technician who has been a part of the Central Pharmacy family since 1992. She has two kids and loves warm weather!

Kelsey Boyce, Pharmacy Technician

Kelsey is a Senior kinesiology major at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She hopes to use this degree to become a physical therapist, but until then we hope to keep her a part of the Central Pharmacy family for as long as we can!

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