Diane Bernardi, BS, RPh
Diane Bernardi is a registered pharmacist and co-owner of Johnson Compounding & Wellness, where she oversees the wellness area of the pharmacy.
She is a member of the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association, the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association, and the National Community Pharmacists Association. A past member of the Board of Directors of Northeast Pharmacy Services, Diane received the Pro Re Nata Award, individually as well as in conjunction with her husband, Steve. She also received a citation from BARD for her service in running the organization’s continuing education programs.
Diane received a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University.
A mother of three, Diane enjoys cooking, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Stephen Bernardi, MS, RPh
Stephen P. Bernardi is a registered pharmacist and the co-owner of Johnson Compounding & Wellness in Waltham, Massachusetts. He oversees the day-to-day operation of the compounding pharmacy, ensuring that it meets the highest standards in the industry, in keeping with its accreditation by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB).
Before purchasing the former Johnson Drug and transforming it into a premier compounding pharmacy, Steve spent 10 years as a staff pharmacist and manager of Tremont Drug Company in Boston. He is a member of the Professional Compounding Centers of America, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association, Massachusetts Pharmacists Association, and National Community Pharmacists Association.
Steve has received numerous industry honors including the Preceptor of the Year award from Northeastern University’s College of Pharmacy, the Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award, and the Pharmacists PRN Award. A WCI Communities “Member of the Year,” Steve also received a Community Champion Award from the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center for helping to develop a low-cost prescription program. He is a past board chairman of the Waltham West Suburban Chamber of Commerce.
Steve holds a Master of Science degree in pharmacology from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. The Phi Lambda Sigma, Gamma Gamma chapter, at MCPHS University recognized his dedication, loyalty and outstanding commitment to the field of pharmacy, while the nursing simulation laboratory at MCPHS-Worcester bears the Bernardi family name.
He enjoys golfing and fishing, and the great group of employees he works with at the pharmacy.
Dr. Gary Kracoff is a registered pharmacist with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine who provides in-depth consultative services at Johnson Compounding & Wellness.
Gary’s guiding philosophy is to treat the person as a whole, not to chase symptoms. He focuses on finding the “why” to what is happening physically and mentally, and works with individuals to restore balance in the body.
Gary frequently lectures at pharmacy, medical, and health-oriented conferences. He is an educator at the Academy of Integrative Medicine, conducting two-day seminars for health care professionals twice a year. Gary also serves on the faculty of the Center for Education and Development of Clinical Homeopathy.
John Walczyk, PharmD, RPh, FIACP, FACA
Dr. John Walczyk is a registered pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. As pharmacy manager, he oversees the day-to-day activity of this very busy pharmacy.
John has been the recipient of several awards, including Massachusetts Innovative Pharmacist of the Year in 2011 for demonstrating significant innovation in his practice, resulting in improved patient care and/or advancement of the pharmacy profession. In 2012, John received a Fellowship Distinction from the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, and in 2014 he received a Fellowship Distinction from the American College of Apothecaries.
John earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in 2006. After graduating, he received specialized training in both general and sterile compounding, with an emphasis in bioidentical hormone replacement and pain management therapy, from PCCA.
John serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association as well as the Fellowship Advisory Board of IACP.
Omar Allibhai, PharmD, RPh, FACA
Omar Allibhai is a registered pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. He is the first pharmacist to complete a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship in pharmacy compounding in the nation.
Omar works in different aspects of the pharmacy including non-sterile compounding, formulation development, training new employees, and developing quality assurance programs. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a certificate in radiopharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. He is a member of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association, Massachusetts Pharmacist Association, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, American College of Apothecaries and the Johnson Compounding and Wellness’s Quality Assurance team.
On top of his pharmacy career, Omar is an avid speaker. He presents bi-monthly lectures on nutrition, wellness and pharmacy at Johnson Compounding and Wellness and has presented multiple continuing education programs on Sterile/Non-Sterile compounding and Quality Management in a Compounding environment.
Omar enjoys helping solve the health problems of patients who, seeking a different approach, often come to Johnson Compounding & Wellness.
Sarah Bernardi, BA, BSN
Sarah Bernardi is a registered nurse at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. She is a certified compression stocking fitter and enjoys helping people support their health with supplements, herbs, homeopathy, and nutritional healing. She is an avid supporter of breastfeeding and loves to help customers through the birth and postpartum periods.
Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Pine Manor College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University.
She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her young daughter, Sophia, who runs into the pharmacy like she owns the place, and her boyfriend.
Doug Bundschuh, PharmD, RPh
Doug Bundschuh is a registered pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. His responsibilities include conducting final checks on prescriptions, counseling patients, and managing the non-sterile lab.
Trained in U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) guidelines, Doug became a compounding pharmacist because he believes it provides a closer interaction with patients and providers, and provides a level of customized care that is difficult to obtain through traditional means.
Doug received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy studies and in 2014 earned his Doctor of Pharmacy at Northeastern University.
In his free time, he enjoys hiking, camping and home brewing.
Stephanie Desenclos, CPhT
Stephanie Desenclos is a certified pharmacy technician at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. In addition to working in the pharmacy, she oversees the call center and its employees as the call center manager.
Stephanie moved to the United States from Haiti in 2001 and, after attending Lincoln Technical Institute, started at Johnson Compounding & Wellness in 2006.
Edward Fallon, BS, RPh
Edward Fallon is a registered pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. He manages the sterile lab and ensures that all technicians are properly trained in compounding procedures. A pharmacist since 1996, Ed is also a member of the quality assurance team.
Ed graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 2001. He trained in aseptic technique for sterile and non-sterile compounding through PCCA.
He is a member of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association.
Ed enjoys the problem-solving aspect of the work at an independent pharmacy, along with the direct interaction with patients and prescribers.
Jay Huang, BS, RPh
Jay Huang is a compounding pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness, supporting both sterile and non-sterile lab operations.
A 1988 graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Jay is a seasoned pharmacist with experience in many pharmacy sectors, including hospital, retail, long-term care, and home infusion.
Jay is a member of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Stephanie Lallet-Miron, PharmD, RPh
Stephanie Lallet-Miron is a pharmacist who supervises and trains a team of certified pharmacy technicians working in the non-sterile lab at Johnson Compounding & Wellness.
Stephanie earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Université François Rabelais in Tours, France. She previously worked in an independent pharmacy in France and finds the compounding pharmacy environment, where medicine is tailored to the special needs of patients, more rewarding and intellectually challenging.
Stephanie enjoys hiking, camping, and discovering new places and people during her travels.
Leanne Petrosillo, CPhT
Leanne Petrosillo is a certified pharmacy technician at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. She oversees pharmacy employee scheduling and third-party testing, and also is a member of the quality assurance team.
Leanne has been working as a technician for over 25 years. She was awarded Professional Compounding Centers of America’s Technician of the Month in 2013.
Mohammed Hassoun, PharmD, RPh
Mohammed Hassoun is a registered pharmacist at Johnson Compounding & Wellness. Mohammed is a graduate of Ohio Northern University where he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He is currently completing a two-year compounding pharmacy fellowship at Johnson Compounding & Wellness and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. As a fellow Mohammed experiences all facets of compounding pharmacy, including non-sterile compounding, sterile compounding, business development, marketing and quality assurance.
Mohammed chose to practice at a compounding pharmacy because of his passion for the lab he developed while being involved with research as a student and his passion for pharmacy business he developed while working in his family’s independent store.
In his free time, he enjoys playing rugby, hiking and meeting up with friends.
Janelle Ogle, Director of Quality Assurance
Janelle earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Massachusetts in 2012 and has over 7 years’ of experience in retail and independent compounding pharmacy. She is an active member of IACP and has received specialized training in the art and science of compounding from nationally recognized organizations such as IACP, ACA, PCCA, and ACVP.
Janelle leads our Total Quality Management Program, comprised of Compounding Pharmacists and Technicians dedicated to ensuring that Johnson Compounding and Wellness is compliant with current regulation and is on the cutting-edge of compounding quality, innovation, and technology.