Pharmacy and Medicine, Pain Management, Geriatric PharmacyMorgantown, West Virginia, United States of America
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Dr. Mark Garofoli is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Experiential Learning for the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy, along with being a Clinical Pain Management Pharmacist at the WVU Medicine Center for Integrative Pain Management. Dr. Garofoli received his PharmD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2004 and his MBA from Strayer University in 2008. He is board certified in Geriatric Care (BGCP) along with being a certified pain educator (CPE).
Dr. Garofoli began his career with CVS Health in community pharmacy and field management, then worked as a Humana Healthcare MTM clinical pharmacist, which lead him to develop and coordinate the WVU Opioid-Centered MTM program and the Safe & Effective Management of Pain Program and guidelines (www.sempguidelines.org). Mark has been a consultant in the field of pain management on many different avenues such as being a grant reviewer for the CDC, an expert witness in multiple criminal and civil court cases, numerous interviews and articles locally and nationally, and was the recipient of the West Virginia GenerationRx Award.
Mark’s professional passion lies within interprofessional live and online education across the country, most notably with PAINWeek (www.painweek.org) and www.freece.com (including four 20-hour certificate training programs concentrating on pain management, opioids, and cannabinoids)., and as a faculty member of the WVU School of Medicine Pain Fellowship Program. Mark is also the host of the “PAIN POD” on the Pharmacy Podcast Network, with an international audience of 80,000 healthcare professionals.