The Compounding Center
Joseph P. Navarra, R.Ph.
Joseph P. Navarra, R.Ph. is the owner of the Town Total Compounding Center, in Woodbury, N.Y. Joseph P. Navarra graduated from St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Queens, New York. The Town Total Compounding Center is a PCAB Accredited compounding only pharmacy providing sterile and non-sterile compounding prescriptions. Previous to this he was the Executive Vice-President of Town Total Health, independent pharmacies that had a focus on specialty pharmacy. The specialties served there were HIV, Transplant and Hepatitis-C patients in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has been involved with adherence programs, refill alignment services, MTM and investigational drug studies while owning Town Total Health. The compounding pharmacy follows USP <795> and <797> guidelines and Joseph has been compounding for over 25 years. Joseph has been very involved in professional organizations promoting and enhancing the practice of pharmacy at a high level. He is a past President and past Chairman of the Italian-American Pharmacists Society and a past President and past Chairman of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York and is a board member of the New York Pharmacists Society. Joseph is certified in delivering Medication Therapy Management and in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery training. He has received many awards while practicing pharmacy including the Distinguished Young Pharmacists Award, Preceptor of the Year and Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award.
Andrew S. Poster, Pharm.D.
Andrew S. Poster, Pharm.D. is the Quality Assurance Officer as well as one of the Compounding Clinical Specialist at Town Total Compounding Center. Andrew S. Poster received his B.S. in Biology from Long Island University’s C.W. Post Campus in Brookville, NY. After he continued on to receive his Doctor of Pharmacy at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL. He graduated Cum Laude with both of his degrees and was members of both the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, and Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society. Andrew has been practicing pharmacy for over 10 years as a technician, intern, and pharmacist. Andrew keeps involved with many pharmaceutical organizations such as a PSSNY and has advanced training in both USP <795> and <797> non-sterile, and sterile compounding.
As the Quality Assurance Officer Andrew is responsible for ensuring and enforcing all quality assurance practices including proper maintenance, biological testing, and monitoring of all equipment as well as the sterile compounding room. As a Compounding Clinical Specialist he formulates and prepares patient prescriptions based on a prescribers’ order, according to USP < 795> and USP <797> standards. He supports our physicians, dentists, and veterinarians, as well as their staffs with help in addressing unique patient needs. He supports our patients with knowledge and information about their medication and assists with instruction on how to properly use their medication.
Sigal Lalehzar, R. Ph.,B.S.
Sigal Lalehzar, R. Ph.,B.S. is a specialty compounding pharmacist at Town Total Compounding Center.
Sigal graduated from the Hebrew University’s School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in Jerusalem. She is a Licensed Pharmacist in Israel and the State of New York. Sigal has training in sterile and aseptic compounding techniques, is a Certified Immunizer trained at St john’s University School of pharmacy and is BLS/CPR Certified.
Sigal has an extensive background in retail and community pharmacy settings, where she has been in direct contact with patients and prescribers and available for consultation regarding their medications.
Her position at Town Total Compounding Centers allows Sigal to customized medication, with the specific orders of a prescriber, a specialized treatment to cater to the unique and individual needs of our patients while following USP 795 and USP 797(aseptic) standards/the highest in the compounding Pharmacy field. Sigal currently holds memberships in the Pharmacist Society of the State of New York and the American Pharmacists Association.
Kristin M. Cole, Pharm. D.
Kristin M. Cole, Pharm. D, is a consutling compounding pharmacist who has been working for the Town Total Compounding Center for four years while attending St. John's University. She is a graduate of St. John’s University Class of 2017, she was an active member of the Rho Chi Society, the academic honor society in pharmacy whose mission is to promote the development of intellectual leaders and recognize outstanding scholarly attainment. Kristin had made the dean’s list each semester of pharmacy school and was the recipient for the 2016 Lawrence Irene Scholarship which acknowledges high academic achievement. Her strong work ethic and compounding experience has led her to educate rotation students as well as compound with skill and passion. Kristin assists with patient consultation calls as well as prepares each prescription specially formulated for those patients’ needs. Her knowledge and skills of compounding have made her an active member of this team at the Town Total Compounding Center.
Victor DiFrisco has been is sales for over 35 years coming from the finance industry for which he was involved for almost 25 years. Victor ventured into the Compounding business in 2012 where he was instrumental in building his first compounding company from the ground up before coming to the Town Total Compounding Center to be Director of Business Development. Since joining the Town Total Compounding Center, Victor has established a Pain Management, Respiratory, Ophthalmology and Scar Therapy division. Victor’s specialty is establishing new divisions for the lab where he’s been able increase the sales of the company. Victor’s hobbies are Snowboarding, Mix Martial Arts, and Boating.
Lisa Rosato previously worked at Western Suffolk Boces as a one-to-one paraprofessional for autistic children. Lisa found this both rewarding and challenging at the same time. To make a very difficult day for a child who cannot communicate into a much better productive day has been one of her greatest rewards. After doing that for several years Lisa came to join the Town Total Compounding Center team. Here she works as our customer care coordinator, while doing data entry and insurance verification.