Dr. Peter Fitzpatrick, chair of the Clayton State University Department of Health Care Management, will be heard on Fox5 News on Tuesday, June 10 in conjunction with a story WAGA-TV is doing on prescription drug use in America.
Fitzpatrick was interviewed by WAGA on Wednesday, June 4 for the broadcast story, which will be looking at the overuse and abuse of prescription drugs. The story is scheduled to run next Tuesday at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a. m. and 5 p.m.
Prior to entering academia, Fitzpatrick spent years working in the pharmacy industry at all levels from store management to ownership, up to the level of Vice-President of Pharmacy and Human Resources for Courtesy Drugs, Inc. He is currently licensed to practice pharmacy in New York, South Carolina, and Georgia. He continues to practice pharmacy on a consultancy basis and also teaches Pharmacology for the Dental Hygiene program at ClaytonState.
Fitzpatrick received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Pharmacy from St. John'sUniversity. He subsequently earned Master's degrees from Long IslandUniversity and ColumbiaUniversity. He also earned his Doctoral degree from Columbia University.