IRVINE, Calif., March 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Praxsyn Corporation's (OTCQB:PXYN) wholly owned subsidiary, Mesa Pharmacy Inc. (Mesa), announced today that, as of February 12, 2015, Dr. Amy Lee (Hawkins) Summers, Pharm, D., has joined the company as its new pharmacist in charge (PIC) and director of pharmacy.
Dr. Summers is a compounding expert and a bioidentical hormone specialist, who, since 2007, has been a compounding pharmacist and has invented numerous proprietary prescription compounds to meet the unique needs of patients. She has also developed ground-breaking pharmacy policies and procedures that have set new quality standards in the practice of compounding.
"We are thrilled to introduce Dr. Summers as our new PIC and look forward to experiencing her creativity and seeing her inventive ideas come to fruition at Mesa," said Kelly Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer, Mesa Pharmacy.
"It is exciting to join a company that is expanding at such an impressive pace," said Dr. Summers, Pharmacist in Charge, Director of Pharmacy, Mesa Pharmacy. "Mesa's dedication to offering a healthier alternative to narcotic pain medication aligns perfectly with my own goals as a pharmacist." Dr. Summers enjoys working with patients to improve their health and partnering with physicians on ways to be creative in an ever stringent regulatory and economic environment.
Early in her career, Dr. Summers developed an interest in how the human body works and graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry. She then received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the top pharmacy school in the nation, the University of California San Francisco, where she excelled in topics including pharmacology and biopharmaceutics. Dr. Summers has completed extensive training and continuing education in compounding pharmaceuticals and specializes in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, detoxification, sterile and non-sterile compounds as well as nutrition.
Dr. Summers is a former talk radio personality on KRSO 1350 AM in Santa Rosa, California, and also authored the nationally acclaimed book, What You Must Know about Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. She is a board certified pharmacist in California, Nevada and Mississippi, and is a member of the Anti-Aging Medicine and the Institute for Integrative Medicine.
About Praxsyn Corporation
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Praxsyn works to realize the vision of medical professionals to improve the lives of patients. Mesa Pharmacy, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides doctors with an alternative to oral pain medications. Mesa focuses on providing custom compounded non-narcotic, transdermal topical pain medications that are marketed to industrial health physicians and medical clinics. Mesa has developed a series of topical creams, in different strengths, that provide the pain relief doctors seek for their patients. Additional company information can be found at www.praxsyn.com.
Certain statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) including but not limited to statements regarding the past performance and anticipated results of the announcement of Mesa Pharmacy's newly appointed pharmacist in charge and director of pharmacy, and, accordingly, are subject to risks and uncertainties. The actual results may differ materially from those described or contemplated and consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are discussed in the reports we filed with the SEC.
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