Peter Koval, PharmD, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Board of Directors.
The Board of Pharmacy Specialties was established in 1976 by the American Pharmacists Association with the goal of improving patient care and recognizing specialized skill in pharmacy. Koval will serve as a board-certified pharmacist member of the BPS Board of Directors.
Koval received his doctor of pharmacy from Campbell University in 1994. He completed a pharmacy practice residency at Cone Health System in Greensboro, North Carolina, and then went on to complete a second year of primary-care residency in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1996.
Koval has been board certified in pharmacotherapy since 1998 and has been a practicing clinical pharmacist since 2006.
As a clinical pharmacist, he works in collaboration with the Cone Health System and deals with tobacco cessation and managing chronic diseases.
In addition to serving as a preceptor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Koval is also a director of pharmacy education at the Greensboro Area Health Education Center.
In 2011, he won the Area Health Education Centers’ instructor of the year award.
Koval has served on the BPS Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialty Council since 2009 and as first chair of the Ambulatory Care Council from 2009 until 2011. He will begin his term on the BPS Board of Directors on January 1, 2015.
By Aren Besson