Louis Petrie, Pharm.D
Dr. Petrie earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California and then registered to practice pharmacy in California and Nevada in 1986.
Dr. Petrie first practiced in geriatrics and long term care as a consultant pharmacist, eventually becoming the director of consulting services a two national long term care pharmacy chains. Dr. Petrie then became interested in the growing multimedia and fledgling Internet opportunities in healthcare. His response was to create Hybrid Health Technologies, a company that developed the content and technology platforms for disease management outreach programs for the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Petrie then started a pharmacy consulting company focused on the management of inpatient hospital and long term care pharmacies. His company developed unique programs to effect significant cost savings while delivering high quality care.
Dr. Petrie and his wife Arezou then opened Parkview Compounding Pharmacy in the Inland Empire. Dr. Petrie was instrumental in having within three years the pharmacy becoming the 26th pharmacy in the U.S. accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB). Of note, the pharmacy received its second accreditation in 2012. He remains involved in the administrative functions of Parkview and provides marketing and educations services to physicians seeking compounding services.
In 2007, Dr. Petrie formed Advantage Vaccination Service. His vision was to create a comprehensive center to promote travel and health vaccinations. Today, Advantage services travelers, patients, healthcare professionals, IPA’s and the military for their travel vaccination and general immunization needs. In 2011, he received the prestigious Certificate in Travel Health (CTH) from the international Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).