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Zachariah James Merk, PharmD

Pharmacist

(612) 813-6002

Specialties: Pharmacy

Professional History

Professional Education

  • PharmD - University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
    Minneapolis, MN
    2013

Residency/Fellowship

  • Residency - University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
    Minneapolis, MN

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Inpatient Pharmacy
2525 Chicago AVE S STE 32-1667
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612)813-6002

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Pharmacy
345 N Smith AVE STE 60-208
St Paul, MN 55102
(651)220-6962

Personal Biography

Zachariah Merk, PharmD, is a medication therapy management (MTM) pharmacist. Dr. Merk's goal when meeting with patients is to help them get the most out of their medications. He reviews all medications for appropriate use and dosing, drug interactions, lowest cost, ease of use, and patient understanding. His clinical interests include population health and leveraging data to proactively improve the lives of patients. Dr. Merk completed a two year pharmaceutical care leadership residency at the University of Minnesota with emphasis's in teaching, leadership and practice development. He then worked at HealthEast where he established primary care pharmacy services at two clinics, and served as an MTM pharmacist supervisor at Fairview before coming to Children's Minnesota. Dr. Merk's passion for working with kids shows in his history of volunteerism with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hosmer Homework Help, and the Sabathani After School Program. He has also served his profession as a previous Board Member for Minnesota Pharmacists Association.