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Meet the Kit Check Pharmacists

From day one, Kit Check has been committed to making pharmacy-first product innovations. Our flagship RFID medication management system was born out of a dinner conversation Kit Check CEO and co-founder Kevin MacDonald had with a pharmacist friend. Since then, we have been designing products based on interactions with pharmacy and healthcare professionals every day.

We have four pharmacists on staff in a variety of capacities here in our Washington, DC headquarters. Having these clinical experts working with us every day makes us even better able to meet the needs of hospital pharmacists, which drives everything we do.

Doug Zurawski, Pharm.D.
Senior Vice President of Clinical Strategy
Dr. Zurawski’s career has spanned both the provider side of healthcare, serving in various health-system pharmacy leadership positions in Iowa and Michigan, as well as and marketing, sales management, and product development in the healthcare pharmacy technology division of McKesson and for technology start-up ForHealth Technologies. In addition, Dr. Zurawski has experience as an independent consultant to hospitals and health care systems in a variety of capabilities, including information technology, bedside point-of-care scanning, computerized physician order entry, and pharmacy operations. Doug has served as an educator and adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy throughout his career, and also served as the West Region Director of Pharmacy for the St. John Health System in Detroit.

David Vu, Pharm.D., CPHIMS
Bluesight for Controlled Substances Project Manager
David is a 2018 graduate from the Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia. Having worked with Kit Check during his time at VCU, he went on to apply his clinical knowledge and experience in pharmacy informatics to Kit Check’s solutions, primarily Bluesight for Controlled Substances, a drug diversion auditing tool used to detect abnormalities in provider behavior. David feels that working in health technology is his calling because the work that affects not just one patient, but many. He is passionate about knowing that the work he is doing will have long-lasting contributions to overall patient health.

AJ Rivosecchi, Pharm.D.
Director of Clinical Solutions
AJ Rivosecchi comes to Kit Check with over 10 years of hospital pharmacy experience. Before joining us as Clinical Solutions Specialist, he most recently served as the Manager of Pharmacy Operations for the UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh. AJ has extensive knowledge and experience in health system pharmacy operations, including controlled substance management, coordinating diversion monitoring and investigations, peri-operative pharmacy services and pharmacy automation. AJ received his Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Jennifer Symon, Pharm.D.
Director of Clinical Solutions

Jen Symon has over 25 years of experience in the acute care pharmacy setting, serving in clinical, operational and leadership roles. She received her bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and received her MBA from Sacred Heart University with a concentration in Management of Information Systems. With extensive experience in pharmacy operations, informatics, HIT and medication automation technology, Jennifer’s work often involves interdisciplinary workflow redesign to help ensure safety and improve efficiencies. She is especially passionate about optimizing practice for improved organizational performance, productivity and profitability. Jen is licensed in Connecticut and New York. She is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Jennifer resides in Saratoga Springs, NY with her family.