Senior Braden Mallery has been selected to receive the Norwell Intern of the Week spotlight award. He has been doing his experience at the Bluffton Walgreens Store in the pharmacy with mentor and pharmacist Mark Toetz. Braden is the son of Joel and Beth Mallery.
Braden has learned the importance of customer service in
a pharmacy setting. The experience has taught him to ask customers their name
and date of birth to verify the importance of identity before drugs can be
dispersed. Before the customer receives their prescription, a home address must
also be a match with the computer. Braden has learned that drugs must be
matched with the correct company and NDC [National Drug Code] to reassure the
correct medicines are for the right people. Pharmacists must also verify what
doctors are prescribing for their patients. One main duty that Braden is
entrusted to do is stock transported drugs so they are made available to the
Upon graduation, Braden plans to attend DePauw University
in Greencastle, IN to study neuro science and swim for the Tigers.