Meds MASH is a program created by Michelle Fritsch, Pharm. D. to support adults to maintain and extend their independence as they age.
Michelle is a pharmacist with more than 20 years of experience providing quality health improvement for adults through medication management, lifestyle counseling, and wellness assessments. For more than a decade, Dr. Fritsch managed the Alamance Medication Assistance Program (AlaMAP), a non-profit program of Alamance Regional Medical Center providing medication access, education and management, including thorough medical reviews and individual patient counseling, to ensure that its participants are using the simplest, most cost effective and appropriate medication regimen.
Dr. Fritsch earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University and has served on the faculty of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Campbell University School of Pharmacy, and Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she served as founding Chair of the Clinical & Administrative Sciences Department.
In 2011 Dr. Fritsch was named a “Health Care Hero” by the Maryland Daily Record for her role in the creation of AdvoCaring, a program through which Notre Dame of Maryland University pharmacy students provided more than 10,000 hours of pro bono community health care in the first five years.
In 2008 she was presented the Piedmont Health Coalition Healthcare Leadership Award. In 2006 she received the Triad Business Journal Health Care Hero Award.
Meds MASH is a member of the following networks of senior resource providers: