Meet Our Pharmacists

Get To Know Our Pharmacists

Below you will find details such as educational background, home life, interests, etc. to better get to know our pharmacists and further personalize your experience when visiting Newhard Pharmacy.

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John A. Pavis, RPh & Charlotte Pavis, RPh

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science, 1965

Jack purchased Newhard Pharmacy from Aaron Newhard in Feb, 1969 with partner Peter Stahl. He has been involved in the Lehigh Valley Pharmacy Association, Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association and Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce during his tenure in Northampton.

Jack and his wife Charlotte are the parents of Michele, John and Michael as well as the proud grandparents of seven. Jack is an avid golfer and member of the Northampton Stock Club. Charlotte is the gift buyer as well as a champion golfer.

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John J. Pavis, RPh

University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, 1991

After graduating from URI with his degree in pharmacy, John spent 4 years in the US Army at Fort Bragg as a pharmacist. He became partners with his father in 2003 after many years in retail pharmacy both at Newhard Pharmacy and others. John is an active member of Lehigh Valley Pharmacy Association and Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association as well as a licensed immunization administrator.

John and his wife Deborah have three sons, Henry, Charlie and George. John is actively involved in Cub Scouts, Musikfest, Wrestling, Snowboarding, Golf, Hunting, following the Phillies, Eagles and Flyers as well as watching live music.

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Tony Kapinas, RPh

Temple University College of Pharmacy, 1978

Our longest serving pharmacist, Tony has been with Newhard Pharmacy most of his career. He joined Newhard Pharmacy in 1981 and currently is the Retail Pharmacy Manager. Tony is an active member of Lehigh Valley Pharmacy Association and Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association as well as a licensed immunization administrator. Additionally, Tony is a PCCA certified Compounding Specialist.

Tony and his wife, Jane have a daughter, Kristie and a son, Tony. Tony is an avid hunter, a passionate baseball fan and Giants Football fan.

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Kyle Zehner, RPh

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science 1996

Kyle joined Newhard Pharmacy in 2003 after several years of specializing in retail pharmacy for a chain store. In 2008, Kyle was promoted to the Long Term Care Pharmacy Manager. Kyle is an active member of Lehigh Valley Pharmacy Association and Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association as well as a licensed immunization administrator.

Kyle and his wife Jennifer have a son, Hunter. Kyle enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, baseball and time with his son.

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George Ruth, RPh

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science, 1973

George has specialized in retail pharmacy his entire career, joining Newhard Pharmacy after many years at Del Prete's Pharmacy. George is a lead compounding pharmacist and works in both our retail and Long Term Care divisions. He is certified in Aseptic techniques as well as being licensed to administrate immunizations.

George and his wife Lucille have 3 children, Jonathan, Deanna and Holly as well as 6 grandchildren. He is an active member of Christ Reformed Church Indian Creek serving as a Deacon for 6 years. He is a former Fire Chief at Souderton Volunteer Fire Department as well as a life member. George served both the Cub and Boy Scouts for many years as well as being a member of the Big Red Band Boosters of Souderton Area High School.

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Carol Kozelnicky, RPh

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science, 1962

Carol joined Newhard Pharmacy in 2003. Carol is a past secretary of the Lehigh Valley Pharmacy Association. She has worked at various retail pharmacy's in the Lehigh Valley and at Bethlehem Steel Family Health Center. She is a licensed immunization administrator. Carol's father, her daughter and son-in-law are pharmacists.

Carol and her husband Ed live in Center Valley, PA. They have 2 children and 7 grandchildren. She loves reading, traveling with her husband, church activities, her poodle "Molly" and especially spending time with family.

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Charlie Wolfangle, RPh

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science, 1969

Charlie joined Newhard Pharmacy in 2005 as a part-time pharmacist, later on becoming full-time. During Charlie's career, he has been a retail pharmacist, a long-term care pharmacist as well as 11 years as a resident pharmacist at Gracedale County Home in Nazareth, PA. This past year, Charlie has become a licensed immunization administrator.

Charlie has a daughter, Jill, and two grandsons, Tyler and Preston. He is an avid record and CD collector, especially passionate about Motown. He also enjoys gardening and swimming.

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Alison Stofanak, RPh Pharm D

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science, 2006

Alison joined Newhard Pharmacy in 2009, coming from an institutional pharmacy in Philadelphia. This past year, Alison has become a licensed immunization administrator and is pursuing Diabetes Consultant Certification.

Alison’s enjoys traveling, spending time with family, friends and her horses.