VSHP Membership Spotlight
Heather Robbins, CPhT
What initially motivated you to join VSHP?
I joined VSHP to connect with other pharmacy professionals in Virginia as well the various educational opportunities offered, including CE credits.
Where have you trained or worked?
I worked retail pharmacy (Rite Aid) for 14 years before transitioning to hospital pharmacy- Riverside Health System, including Riverside Regional Medical Center and Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg. I am nationally certified as well as licensed in the state of VA.
Describe your current area of practice and practice setting:
I currently serve as a Pharmacy 340B Analyst for Riverside Health System, responsible for oversight of the 340B program and maintaining compliance.
What advice would you give to a new technician?
Pharmacy can be stressful, but it is so rewarding! The work that we do is important and the world of pharmacy is constantly changing. A career is pharmacy can take you even further than you could imagine!
Do you have any special interests or hobbies outside of work?
Crafting, spending as much time as possible with my niece and nephew, bringing awareness to and fundraising for Pancreatic Cancer research.
What is your favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere with a beach! My husband and I love taking cruises to the Caribbean!