Meet Our Team
Charles Pearlmutter, Pharmacist
Charles has been a pharmacist for almost 20 years. He first worked in an old independent pharmacy in Brooklyn, NY in the early 90’s as a stock and delivery assistant and fell in love with the personalized services provided. After careers in food services and Wall Street I decided to go back to school to become a pharmacist in 2000. As a student in a brand new school I completed an experimental accelerated graduate program. There I was the founder and first president of our school’s student chapter of the National Community Pharmacist’s Association. During my pharmacist career I have worked for large chain retail pharmacies as well as having managed an independent compounding pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and held clinical positions with insurance and mail order pharmacies. Having been involved in a few start-ups, I enjoy the challenges and opportunities presented in bringing pharmacy services to the Charak Center through CCHW Pharmacy.
In my off time I enjoy spending time with my four children and two cats. I act as the events coordinator of my synagogue and I actively fundraise for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, an organization which has personal meaning to me. I also love to play guitar and strategy board games as well as reading.
I am very excited about growing our pharmacy program and helping our patients in any way that we can.
Sarah Awadallah, CPhT
Sarah graduated from Magnificat High School in 2014, and began working in retail at a pharmacy while attending Cuyahoga Community College. She graduated with an Associates degree in pharmacy technology and began working at Charak Center in 2019. Sarah enjoys helping patients with their various needs at the CCHW Pharmacy.
Jennifer Brill, CPhT
Jennifer graduated from Garfield Heights High School and earned her Associates in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology at Tri-C in 2020. She is also certified in compounding. The mother of two boys, Jennifer enjoys working as a pharmacy technician at Charak Center.
Rada Duplik, Pharmacist
Kathleen Gurin, CPhT
Kathleen graduated from Ohio State University in 2016 with a Bachelor's of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician since 2016, beginning her career at CVS, then moving to Inpatient Pharmacy at The Cleveland Clinic. Kathleen has been working here at CCHW Pharmacy since 2018, and was recently promoted to Lead Technician in 2019.
Wendy Padgett, Pharmacist
Amy Unruh, Pharmacist
Amy chose pharmacy as a second career because she wanted to help people get the most out of their life. After completing pre-pharmacy studies at Kent State University, she earned her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the Northeast Ohio Medical University while focusing on mental health care. Amy also continues to teach music on the side (her first career). When she is not at the pharmacy she is busy rescuing cats and doing yoga.
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