Staff Leadership

Cynthia Richart,

RPh Vice President of Pharmacy Operations

Cynthia S. Richart, RPh serves as the Vice President of Pharmacy Operations for Phoebe Services Pharmacy. Ms. Richart has over 30 years of operations experience in Pharmacy, mostly spent in the Long Term Care sector. She became Director of Operations for Phoebe Services Pharmacy in 1998. Ms. Richart is responsible for the operation and supervision of the Pharmacy and support staff, overseeing 2 pharmacy locations, and is also responsible for the budget and revenue cycle for all aspects of the pharmaceutical supply chain. In addition, she oversees the Employee Prescription Drug Program which she initiated in 2005. A graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences, she was previously employed by the Wilkes-Barre based PharMerica, Inc. where she served as Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations Northeast. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Pharmacy Manager with Read & Derick in Lebanon, PA.

Shane Lawrence,

PharmD, CGP, BCPP Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services

Shane Lawrence, PharmD is Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services for Phoebe Services Pharmacy. In this role, Dr. Lawrence is primarily responsible for the monitoring and regulatory compliance of medication use in nursing facilities serviced by Phoebe Services Pharmacy. Dr. Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Creighton University. In addition to his advanced degree, he is also a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) and Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP). Dr. Lawrence joined Phoebe Services Pharmacy in 1999 as a consultant pharmacist and was promoted to Director of Clinical Pharmacy in 2003. Prior to Phoebe, he served as staff/clinical pharmacist at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center from 1994 until 1999.

Michael Battler,

PharmD, Director of Lancaster Pharmacy Services

Michael Battler, PharmD is Director of Lancaster Pharmacy Services for Phoebe Services Pharmacy. His responsibilities include the daily operations of the pharmacy and maintenance of the remote dispensing systems. Before being appointed Director of the Lancaster location, Dr. Battler was a staff pharmacist at the Phoebe Services Pharmacy Allentown location. During his time at the Allentown pharmacy, his main focus was on daily operations as well as pharmacy integration and interface testing. Dr. Battler graduated in 2010 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Erin Umstead,

Pharmacy Business Manager

Pamela Getz,

Lehigh Pharmacy Supervisor

Jenny Jung,

Lehigh Pharmacy Supervisor

Hardik Patel,

Clinical Nurse Informaticist

Michelle Posch,

Clinical Nurse Informaticist

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