Mark Garofoli, PharmD



Pain Pod

Dr. Mark Garofoli is a 2004 graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and a 2008 graduate of the Strayer University MBA program. He is board certified in Geriatric Care (BGCP) along with having APhA certificate training in Immunizations and Medication Therapy Management (MTM), along with being certified in Weapons of Mass Destruction Response. He began his career with CVS Health for a decade of being a community pharmacist and “climbing the corporate ladder”, before joining Humana Healthcare to perform medication therapy management (MTM) for 6 years.

In 2015, he began in the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy by developing MTM and managed care programs focusing on pain management. Mark was the coordinator of the West Virginia Expert Pain Management Panel, which developed the West Virginia Safe & Effective Management of Pain (SEMP) Guidelines (www.sempguidelines.org).

Currently, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Experiential Learning for the WVU School of Pharmacy, along with being a Clinical Pain Management Pharmacist at the WVU Medicine Center for Integrative Pain Management, and teaching pharmacology within the WVU School of Medicine Chronic Pain Fellowship Program.

Dr. Garofoli has been a consultant in the field of pain management on many different avenues such as being a grant reviewer for the CDC, an expert witness in multiple criminal and civil court cases, numerous interviews and articles locally and nationally, and was the recipient of the West Virginia GenerationRx Award. Dr. Garofoli is also a certified pain educator and conducts national, regional, local, and online presentations across the country revolving around pain management, substance-use disorder (addiction), drug diversion, and substances of abuse. He enjoys the many blessings in his life with his beautiful and beyond intelligent wife, Dr. Gretchen Garofoli (PharmD, BCACP, CTTTS), and his son Luke in Morgantown, West Virginia.