Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board Updates

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Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

DATE: July 20,2020

Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board Updates

You are receiving this update as a licensee of the Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board and/or as a subscriber to this communication.

Pharmacy Examining Board Quick Links

Statutes and Rules
For Licensees - COVID-19 Updates & Information
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Website

Important Information About Recent Changes to Administrative Rules

  • Effective August 1, 2020, please note changes in the following rule chapters:
    • Phar 6 - Storage
    • Phar 17 - Internships
  • Effective January 1, 2021, please note changes in the following rule chapter:
    • Phar 7 - Practice of Pharmacy

Please be advised that updates to the rule text in its official and final form will become available on the Legislative Reference Bureau site after the effect date of the adopted rule at this link: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/phar 

Pending Rule Changes

Keep current with any pending rule changes affecting your profession by visiting the DSPS website to view the Pending Rules listing.

Administrative Rulemaking Process

Please review the Rulemaking Process page of the DSPS website to learn more about the promulgation of Administrative Rules.

COVID-19 Information and Pharmacy Examining Board Variance Orders

Please go here to review all variance orders enacted by the Pharmacy Examining Board which are set to expire on August 1, 2020. The Board is requesting feedback regarding any needed variances, or need to extend existing variances, based on the Board’s finding of an emergency. Please submit your feedback to DSPSPracticeFAQ3@wisconsin.gov prior to the 11:00 a.m. board meeting on July 23, 2020.

Be advised of the April 27, 2020 Pharmacist License Renewal and Continuing Education Waiver Memo​.

Pharmacy Examining Board Membership

The Pharmacy Examining Board consists of 7 members. The members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.

Board Members:

Philip J. Trapskin, Chairperson - Pharmacist Member (Fitchburg, WI)
Cathy J. Winters, Vice Chairperson - Pharmacist Member (Wausau, WI)
John G. Weitekamp, Secretary - Pharmacist Member (New Berlin, WI)
Anthony D. Peterangelo, Pharmacist Member (Madison, WI)
Michael M. Walsh, Public Member (Madison, WI)
Shana Weiss, Public Member (Hudson, WI)
Vacant, Pharmacist Member

Enforcement Actions
of the Pharmacy Examining Board

The Board, with help from staff at the Department of Safety and Professional Services, can take action against its licensees to help protect the profession and the citizens of Wisconsin. You may search for any of the Board Orders listed below on the Department’s website by using this link:

Board Order Search: https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/SelfService/OrdersDisciplinaryActions.aspx

Disciplinary options available to the Board

Reprimand: A public warning of the licensee for a violation.

Limitation of License: Imposes conditions and requirements upon the licensee, imposes restrictions on the scope of practice, or both.

Suspension: Completely and absolutely withdraws and withholds for a period of time all rights, privileges and authority previously conferred by the credential.

Revocation: To completely and absolutely terminate the credential and all rights, privileges and authority previously conferred by the credential.

Non-disciplinary options available to the Board

Administrative Warning: Issued if violation is of a minor nature, a first occurrence and the warning will adequately protect the public. The issuance of an Administrative Warning is public information, however the reason for issuance is not.

Remedial Education Order: Issued when there is reason to believe that the deficiency can be corrected with remedial education, while sufficiently protecting the public.

Board Orders

January 2020- June 2020

Order Number

Order Date





CVS Pharmacy # 5390

Pharmacy (In-state)



Brisson, Kayla F.




Lusis, Gina L.




Joshi, Jay R.




Guaranteed Returns

Wholesale Distributor of
Prescription Drugs



Med Point Pharmacy, Inc.

Pharmacy (In-state)



Matoska, Walter P.




Eannelli, Michael




Ivey, Michael Steven




Matoska, Walter P.




Block, Robin L.




Stevens, Robert D.


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A wealth of useful information is available on the Department of Safety and Professional Services website at: https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/Home.aspx

Do you have a change of name or address?

Licensees can update name or address information on the Department website at: https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/SelfService/Default.aspx. Please note that confirmation of change is not automatically provided. Legal notices will be sent to a licensee’s address of record with the Department.

Telephone Directory:

Call the Department of Safety and Professional Services toll-free (877) 617-1565, or (608) 266-2112 in the Madison area to connect to the service you need.