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Our Pharmacists


President/CEO/Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Kevin Borg, Pharm D, FIACP, FACA, earned his doctorate in pharmacy at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale, Arizona in 2001. As a pharmacy student he was a member of the Rho Chi Honor Society and received many awards including the Pfizer Outstanding Leadership Award and the Roche Pharmacy Communications Award. As an alumnus, Kevin was presented with the prestigious Littlejohn Award by Midwestern University that honors the values of service, caring, and commitment to the industry. Dr. Borg started his career in retail pharmacy and later became the founding pharmacist-in-charge for a mail-order pharmacy specializing in the care of injured workers.

In April of 2009, he realized his lifetime goal and opened Potter’s House Apothecary in Peoria, Arizona as President and CEO. This PCAB accredited compounding–only pharmacy business model has allowed Kevin to pursue his passion of assisting patients who present unique treatment needs. Areas of specialty at Potter’s House include: BHRT, Pain Management, Autism/Mitochondrial Disorders, thyroid disorders and sterile compounding. The 14,000 square foot, state of the art compounding facility opened in October 2015 and supports 50 employees, seats 50+ for educational seminars and remains very active in community outreach.

Dr. Borg has been peer nominated and sits on the PCCA Advisory Council, IACP Board of Directors, NCPA Compounding Committee and the Midwestern University Dean’s Advisory Board. In 2014 Potter’s House Apothecary was recognized for three local business awards including the ASU W.P. Carey School of Business Spirit of Enterprise for Excellence in Entrepreneurship as a finalist. Phoenix Business Journal recognized Potter’s House Apothecary as one of the Top 10 Best Places to work for small business and as one of the Top 15 Fastest Growing Businesses in Arizona. Potter’s House Apothecary also serves as a teaching pharmacy by precepting interns on a monthly basis to further the art and profession of compounding. The level of personal and community satisfaction can only be described as phenomenal!

Kevin’s real passion is in serving his community through Potter’s House. He is completely dedicated to his patients and staff. The Potter’s House team shows support to the Mitochondrial Community by participating in fundraisers such as walks and in 2014 hosted a Cream Mito event. The success of Potter’s House has created a sharing platform Dr. Borg uses to mentor and collaborate with other pharmacy professionals to promote safe, quality, evidence-based compounding. Dr. Borg is a member of Vistage and regularly participates in private, small group seminars and national speaking engagements. He participates annually in Compounders on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to lobby on behalf of his profession and advocates making sure patients have access to compounded medication.

Kevin is a devoted husband, father, son and friend. He enjoys quality time with his family and playing golf


Pharmacist-In-Charge/Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Lisa Brown earned her Pharm.D. degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, Arizona in 2008. During pharmacy school, she was a member of the Rho Chi Honors Society, the American Pharmacists Association, and the Arizona Pharmacists Association. She also served as President of the student chapter of the Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International. Following pharmacy school, Lisa completed a post-graduation pharmacy Residency in West Palm Beach, Florida that focused on Ambulatory Care and pharmacy Academia. Prior to joining the PHA team, Lisa served as Professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, then as Pharmacy Director for a community health center.

Lisa is the Pharmacist-In-Charge and Residency Program Director at Potter’s House. She is passionate about teaching and training future pharmacists in compounding pharmacy. Lisa provides clinical consultations on hormone replacement therapy to our patients and works with health care providers to develop customized treatment regimens. Lisa is a member of the Arizona Pharmacy Alliance and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists.

She is a mother of four children. She enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with her children.


Pharmacy Manager/Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Emilia Hapkowskyj earned her PharmD degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, AZ in 2008. During pharmacy school she was a member of the American Pharmacist Association and the National Pharmacist Association. She discovered her passion for compounding growing up in her grandparent’s village in Romania, where medications were made on the counter in front of patients rather than being made by the big Pharma companies. After moving to the United States, she worked as a compounding technician in Plainfield, IL and interned at many compounding pharmacies during pharmacy school.

She enjoys the art and science of compounding and has a very special interest in pediatric custom-made medications. During her undergraduate studies in Romania, she worked closely with autistic children and gained a deeper understanding of the pediatric population with special needs, including their cognitive and medicinal needs. 

Being fluent in Hungarian, Romanian and English, she can further customize patient’s treatments by being able to provide services in their native languages. For Emilia being a pharmacist is not just a job; it is an all-encompassing lifestyle and a unique blessing. As a compounding pharmacist she continues to seek God’s guidance to help patients not only as a health care professional, but as a friend also. 

Emilia is a wife and a mother of two children. She enjoys spending time with her family. She likes arts and crafts, camping and reading.


Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Alexander Forbes earned his PharmD degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, Arizona in 2015. During pharmacy school, he was a member of the American Pharmacists Association and the Arizona Pharmacists Association. He discovered his passion for compounding during pharmacy school and chose to pursue a career with Potter’s House Apothecary after completing an experiential education rotation internship with the company during his final year as a pharmacy student. Alex was quickly recognized as crucial part of the PHA team and joined the team of professionals at Potter’s House upon graduation.

As a pharmacist, he believes that customized medications through compounding are an essential part of patient care. He is passionate about his role as a compounding pharmacist at Potter’s House because he feels that patient care is much more focused on the individual’s needs, and has seen that personalized medications allow patients to achieve better health outcomes. He is enthusiastic about the role of compounding in customized patient care and is excited for what compounding may bring for the future of pharmacy.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys studying music and playing guitar. He also has an interest in the media arts and spends time with video and photo editing and other creative projects.


Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Christine Lewis earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale in 2017. As a student Christine was a member of the American Pharmacist’s Association, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and Arizona Pharmacist Association. Christine completed a post-graduation pharmacy residency at Potter’s House Apothecary/ Midwestern University. She was Potter’s House Apothecary’s first resident.

Christine found her passion for functional medicine during her residency and is committed to helping patients find the root cause of their symptoms to reverse their condition. She collaborates with other healthcare providers to help patients optimize hormone therapy, maximize health through supplement therapy, and address lifestyle factors that can contribute to chronic disease. She is currently training with The Institute of Functional Medicine to become a certified functional medicine practitioner. Christine also found a passion for teaching and serves as a community partner with Midwestern University, teaches a functional medicine elective course to pharmacy students, and serves as a preceptor to pharmacy students.

Christine is a wife and mother of three children. She enjoys spending time with family, learning about functional medicine, and helping her family improve their health.


Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Alexandra Prach earned her PharmD degree from the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in Kingston, Rhode Island in 2019. Throughout school, Alexandra interned at multiple compounding pharmacies throughout New England, giving her years of compounding experience.   Alex has also been heavily involved in seeking solutions to the national opioid epidemic, having worked at a medication assisted recovery program and suboxone clinic, implementing an inpatient Naloxone Education and Distribution program at Kent County Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island, and educating high school students on opioids and substance abuse. Her passion for compounding and interest in alternative pain management guided Alexandra to Arizona to complete her post-graduate residency training program with Potter’s House Apothecary in 2020.

Alexandra believes compounding pharmacists are important to the health care team because of the opportunity to help treat patients who have specific health needs. She loves being faced with the challenge of complex patients, and being able to help people improve their quality of life through medicine.

In her spare time, Alex enjoys painting, hiking, and cooking.


Compounding Pharmacist

Dr. Matthew Cheung earned his Pharm.D.  degree from St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy in Rochester, New York in 2020. During the last four years, he has worked at an independent community/compounding hybrid pharmacy that provides non-sterile compounding services to his community. From academia to research, Matthew is passionate about all aspects of compounding pharmacy. During his years in pharmacy school, he has served as a teaching assistant for multiple compounding-related courses, given guest lectures on contemporary compounding, and published a beyond-use date study for a compounded product. These accomplishments led him to a pursue post-graduate residency training at Potter’s House Apothecary. Matt proved to be a stand-out resident and was offered a full time position on our pharmacist team.

Compounding is the art and science of designing treatment regimens tailored to the individual needs of people in our communities. With Matthew being fluent in American Sign Language, Cantonese, English, and Mandarin; he is able to better serve the community by providing pharmacy services to people in their preferred languages. Matthew is excited to serve the Phoenix community.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys traveling internationally, hiking, going on medical mission trips, and cooking.

Let us know how our experienced pharmacists can help you!