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Apothecary by Design is an organization built on expert pharmacy services, combined with advanced clinical experience and cutting-edge pharmacology. They specialize in Retail Prescription Services, Prescription Compounding, Nutritional Well-Being and Disease Management.

Two of Apothecary by Design's team of health care professionals are part of True North's circle of practitioners. Joe Lorello, RPh and Greg Boucouvalas, RPh join True North's Practitioners and Affiliates each month to share wisdom, collaborate and build a strong community of health care providers.

Joe Lorello, RPh, specializes in pharmaceutical compounding and patient care. He received Full Fellowship in both the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) and the American College of Apothecaries (ACA), as well as certification for specialty training in women's healthcare by ACA.

Joe received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He has dedicated his career to community pharmacy services, providing personalized patient education and consultation to area healthcare providers, nursing homes and women's health professionals. Joe has been named National Pharmacist of the Month by the Professional Compounding Centers of America and has also been active in the local community, as a member of the Maine Pharmacy Association, VNA Hospice of South Portland and the Maine Cancer Pain Initiative. 

Greg Boucouvalas, RPh, specializes in science-based nutritionals and botanical medicines that help maintain health and, when appropriate, work in concert with prescription medications.

Greg received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island School of Pharmacy. He is currently completing a Masters program in Human Nutrition from The Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport.

Greg is a member of the American Nutraceutical Association, American Botanical Council and the Institute of Functional Medicine. He has also served as a volunteer pharmacist at the Biddeford Free Clinic.


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