About Jersey Shore Pharmacy

Jay has been a pharmacist since 1992 after graduating from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He moved to the Jersey Shore and then worked at Thrift Drug in Tuckerton, NJ. After working for several different chains and small independent pharmacies he decided to open his first pharmacy in Barnegat in 1999. After selling the franchise in 2007, Jay now owns and operates his own private retail pharmacy in Barnegat, NJ with his own compounding lab on site. Jay is a member of IACP, PCCA, NCPA, and NJPhA. Jay is an active member in the community and lives locally. He is a Board of Directors member at Coastal Volunteers In Medicine, which is a free clinic located at 239 South Main Street in Barnegat, NJ. Jay & his partners also run Jersey Shore Pharmacies, one specializing in compounding and the other specializing in long-term-care facilities.


Karen has been a pharmacy technician for over 19 years in Ocean County and has worked in many large retail pharmacies and supermarket settings throughout her career. Karen completed her comprehensive compounding courses at the PCCA state-of-the-art facility in Houston, TX in April 2010. Karen enjoys working at Jersey Shore Pharmacy because she gets to make custom compounds for people and pets. She enjoys the challenge, helping people and finding ways to help patients with their specific needs.


Dawn has been a pharmacy technician for over 15 years and certified since 2008. She has actively worked in Ocean County for 9 years and in Atlantic County for over 8 years. She has worked at a large retail pharmacy for 9 years before working at her current job at Jersey Shore Pharmacy. Dawn is an important member of the team who is involved in all phases of the front end of the pharmacy. Her customers are always greeted with a smile and she always takes care of her customers quickly.