Joseph Galanto, PharmD

PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Resident

Biography

Hometown:  Chicago, IL

Pharmacy school: Touro University California

Career interests:  Outcomes-based contracting, Emerging therapies/pipeline drugs

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program?: It's hard to top a residency that is consistently a top program in pharmacy and football. Go Blue! Need I say more?

Research Topic:  Impact of direct-to-consumer telehealth on appropriate antibiotic prescribing

Writing Project: Outcomes and Performance-Based Formulary Strategies: Challenges, Opportunities, and Current Evidence

Hobbies outside of Pharmacy:  Basketball, pretending that I know what I'm doing in the gym, impulse concert purchases, and capitalizing on the rare days I get to sleep in

Favorite Book: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Favorite Movie: The Godfather

Advice for future residents: Sleep as much as you can now. Get used to the colors blue and maize. Aim high, you never know where the match will take you.