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Therigy, LLC Launches Internship Program

focuses on the specialty pharmaceutical industry

Joseph D. Morse, president of Therigy, said the internship program has already welcomed its first participant, a student at the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy in Gainesville.

“Our program focuses on the drug information side of the industry and provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about the high growth specialty pharmaceutical segment,” Morse said.

Pharmacy students in Florida are required to complete 11 months of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) for graduation. Students participate in one-month rotations at a variety of institutions.

Therigy develops information products and provides consulting services to support specialty pharmaceuticals – biotech and high cost medications that require unique distribution, patient support and reimbursement services. The firm works with pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacies and payors to assure appropriate use and optimal outcomes.

Therigy is a member client of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program.

For more information, please contact:
Joseph D. Morse, President, Therigy, LLC, 407-992-8752; [email protected];
Gordon Hogan, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-1577; [email protected];
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc., 407-644.4142; [email protected].

About Therigy Corporation:
For those who invest in, manufacture, dispense, pay for, and administer specialty pharmaceuticals, Therigy is the healthcare industry’s trusted source for rapidly changing business, clinical, and operational intelligence as well as vital advisory and consulting services that assure appropriate use and optimal outcomes. Therigy’s well-known experts track and report on industry advances delivered through subscriptions as well as providing hands-on engagement to assist organizations in operational evaluation and optimization, planning and development of best-practices and clinical protocols, or a variety of other specialized research and analysis. Therigy clients include Allergan, Cigna, McKesson, PrecisionRx, Prime Therapeutics, and many others.

About the UCF Incubation Program:
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Incubation Program has helped more than 100 emerging companies (including nearly 70 current clients) create over $500 million in annual revenue and more than 900 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With five facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information, please visit

More Stories By Larry Vershel

Larry Vershel is founder and CEO of Larry Vershel Communications, Inc. He earned a BA in Journalism and an MA in English Literature from Columbia University in New York City, and served as general assignment reporter, business news reporter and business editor at major U.S. daily newspapers including the Baltimore Sun and Tampa Tribune. He served as a White House speechwriter during the Carter administration, and covered the war in Lebanon for The Economist. In 1982, he was awarded a writing grant from the Israeli government. Larry has published one play, three novels and three collections of poetry.