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Working with the DEA in Pharmacy (PART 2)

Part 2 – We address: -Rescheduling of drugs, ex: benzodiazepines -Opioid crisis -Heroin addiction -How we might fix the problem […]

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June 12, 2017 Community Pharmacy
Part 2 – We address:
-Rescheduling of drugs, ex: benzodiazepines
-Opioid crisis
-Heroin addiction
-How we might fix the problem of opioid addiction in the US

Mr. Joseph T. Rannazzisi — Deputy Assistant Administrator (RETIRED), Office of Diversion Control, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Joe Rannazzisi, JD, RPh, began his career with the U.S. Drug Enforcement(DEA) in 1986. He served as a staff pharmacist at the Veterans Administration for the 18 months preceding his employment with DEA.

During his DEA career, he served as a Diversion Investigator (Indianapolis), Special Agent/Criminal Investigator (Indianapolis/Detroit), Clandestine Laboratory Coordinator (Detroit), Homicide Task Force Supervisor (Detroit), Staff Coordinator (Domestic Operations-Headquarters), Section Chief (Dangerous Drugs and Chemicals Section-Headquarters), Assistant Special Agent in Charge (Detroit), and Deputy Chief (Office of Enforcement Operations-Headquarters).