Ms. Rosario Tantalean is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Doctor of Pharmacy with over 15 years of invaluable experience in the retail sector. Her journey in pharmacy began at Rite Aid Pharmacy, Rutherford NJ, where she evolved from a technician to a staff pharmacist. Dr. Tantalean’s commitment to excellence and passion for patient care led her to become a respected figure in the pharmaceutical community.
Having graduated from the prestigious Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in 2004, Dr. Tantalean’s educational foundation laid the groundwork for her exceptional career. During her clinical rounds, she navigated the pediatric oncology and hematology unit at Hackensack University Medical Center, gaining invaluable insights into patient care and the complexities of pharmaceuticals.
Certified as an immunizer and holding CPR/AED & BLS certifications, Dr. Tantalean expanded her expertise into pharmacogenetics, exploring the future of targeted medicine. Fluent in Spanish and hailing from Peru, she has dedicated herself to serving the community by improving accessibility to medications for underserved populations.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Dr. Tantalean is recognized for her excellent communication skills that contribute to increased medication adherence and a reduction in the risk of interactions and side effects. Her empathetic approach ensures undivided care within her scope, suggesting alternative treatments when feasible.
Embarking on a new chapter at Nirvana Healthcare as Pharmacy Director, Dr. Rosario Tantalean is eager to enhance overall patient care and streamline workflow operations, bringing her wealth of experience and expertise to the forefront of clinical pharmacy.