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Tania P., Pharmacy Manager
Tania completed a degree at the University of British Columbia before holding pharmacy management positions through the Pacific Northwest. She gained over 14 years of experience in Vancouver, Canada and Washington before settling in Portland, Oregon. Embracing a collaborative approach to healthcare, Tania values working in a setting that celebrates an alliance between multiple disciplines in a shared commitment to wellness.
James B., R.Ph.
While in high school, Jim's work in a pharmacy led to his interest in becoming a pharmacist. After graduating from Oregon State University, he was drafted and became a teacher of pharmacology for medics. When he returned home, he bought a pharmacy. Jim owned and operated Town Pharmacy for 28 years meeting the needs of several generations of Portland families. Selling to Pharmaca began a new and rewarding experience in integrative medicine while continuing to serve his loyal customer base.
Dr. Karen Carleton, Naturopathic Doctor, Lead Practitioner
Dr. Carleton practices family medicine here in her hometown of Portland. As a naturopathic doctor, it is her goal to guide patients toward reestablishing balance in order to overcome chronic disease and optimize true health. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of Portland in 1997 and earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from National College of Natural Medicine in 2006. As a practitioner at Pharmaca, Dr. Carleton appreciates the opportunity to share her knowledge with and, in turn, learn from customers seeking options for their health care needs.
Dr. Petra C., Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Petra is a Portland native. She founded and operated a healthcare clinic in SE Portland for eight years before selling it to two naturopaths. She now has a private practice at Jade River Healing Arts Center, where she specializes in primary and post-trauma care. She holds a Certificate in Trauma Informed Services through PSU's Graduate School of Counseling.
Kate S., Naturopath
Dr. Kate graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine in June 2015 with a dual degree in both Chinese and Naturopathic medicine. Her specialties include sleep dysfunction, mental/emotional/behavioral disorders, and pain management. Her preferred modalities are acupuncture, Chinese/Western herbalism, nutrition, and homeopathy. Kate is also co-owner of an herbal soda company located in Portland, Oregon called Doctor Bird Elixirs. Kate deeply believes that nature teaches a medicine that we all once knew, but have forgotten. She hopes to remind her patient base & customers to listen to their bodies and to help them make informed choices for a happier, healthier life.
Jennifer S., Esthetician
Jennifer was a student at the Euro Institute of naturopathic skin care and enjoys all aspects of esthetics. She is committed to natural, Earth-friendly products that provide skin benefits and deliver results.
Patrick M., Esthetician
With more than 20 years experience in the skin care field, Patrick has worked as an esthetician, product formulator, educator and product development consultant. He enjoys combining his extensive knowledge of cosmetic chemistry and love of botanical ingredients to help customers discover healthy, naturally based ways to bring their skin into perfect balance.
It is no secret that Portland residents make healthy living a priority. Pharmaca in Portland is dedicated to helping make a whole, natural and organic lifestyle as easy as possible. Pharmaca pharmacy and vitamin store goes to great lengths to carry unique organic and natural health and wellness products, as well as a wide selection of OTC medications for those who make the conscious choice to live well.
The Pharmaca Portland consists of a dedicated team of the finest pharmacists, naturopathic doctors, herbalists and estheticians in Oregon. Each member of the team brings a unique perspective to whole living and can help answer questions as well as guide you in making the best product choices for your lifestyle.
As Portland’s number one wellness pharmacy, Pharmaca takes pride in offering a wide variety of natural products and services to the public. Stop in regularly for our ongoing events such as cholesterol and glucose screenings, European facials, makeovers and facial waxing services. Make sure to check our events page as we are always offering new specialty events on a monthly basis.
Pharmaca is Portland’s natural solution to the traditional drugstore. We are located on 23rd Place in the Uptown Shopping Center. Stop by M-F to fill a prescription, browse our featured natural and organic products, and meet our team.