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Meet Your Board – Arpit Mehta, PharmD, MPH

Thursday, October 18, 2018  
Posted by: Gabrielle Webster
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Arpit Mehta is a Director of Pharmacy at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and a newly appointed board member for PSHP. Arpit also serves as a Coordinator for the Pharmacy Administration Residency program at AGH. Arpit’s pharmacy career began as a certified pharmacy technician for Howard County General Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2004 and continued as a pharmacy intern for UPMC Hamot Hospital. Arpit graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Maryland and Doctor of Pharmacy from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy before moving to Pittsburgh to complete a 24-month PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency at Allegheny General Hospital, a member of Allegheny Health Network. He also received his Master of Public Health from University of Pittsburgh – Pitt Public Health. 

Upon completion of his residency program, Arpit served as a pharmacy operations manager at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Arpit then moved closer to family in VA and served as a pharmacy manager at Inova Health System, before coming back to Pittsburgh to serve as a Director at AGH. Arpit’s professional interests include leadership development, advancement of health-system pharmacy administration and mentorship.   

Arpit has been an active member of local, state and national society of health system pharmacists since he was a pharmacy student. Over the years, Arpit has actively served on the ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum (PSF) as an Advisory Group member; on the ASHP New Practitioner's Forum (NPF) as an Executive Committee Member; on the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers Advisory Group on Innovation Management; on the PSHP New Practitioner's Committee as a co-founder and on the VSHP Board as a regional president-elect. Arpit is excited to be back in PA and honored to be serving within PSHP as a board member.  

 

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