Curtis Rising, Pharm.D - Owner and Pharmacist In Charge - KOTA Territory News

Curtis Rising, Pharm.D - Owner and Pharmacist In Charge

Curt grew up in Crawford, Nebraska which is about 120 miles south of Rapid City.  He graduated from Crawford High school in 1989.  then attended Chadron State College and the University of Nebraska of Omaha for 2 years.  He was then accepted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Pharmacy.  Curt graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1995. 

During college Curt worked at Great Plains Nuclear Pharmacy.  He then moved to Rapid City and was the Pharmacy Manager at FTC Express Pharmacy. Curt joined the staff at The Medicine Shoppe in August of 2003. 

Curt continues the patient centered pharmaceutical care that the medicine shoppe is known for Curt and his wife Shirley purchased The Medicine Shoppe in July of 2006.  The introduction of work flow automation and a robotic filling machine and has improved in patient care and prescription wait time.

Nebraska Cornhusker Football is at the top of Curt's special interest list.  He also restored and now enjoys driving his grandfathers 1966 Ford Fairlane. Curt also enjoys many outdoor activities including camping, fishing and hunting.

Curt enjoys helping people with their health care needs.  "I find it most rewarding," says Curt, "To help people understand their medications and any side affects to improve their health.  Education and understanding allows my patients to be empowered to take control of their health."

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Rapid City, SD 57701

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