Specialty Pharmacy

Pharmacist with patient getting her prescription filled

Focus on your well-being. We’ll handle the rest.

From obtaining financial assistance to navigating through your insurance benefits, coordinating with providers, and managing refills; working with a specialty pharmacy can be stressful. At UConn Health, our pharmacy liaisons will integrate with your doctors to help alleviate that stress so you can focus on what really matters—enjoying your life.

Location & Directions

Specialty Pharmacy
The Exchange
270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 108
Farmington CT 06030


Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays

Great care begins with a strong team.

Our experienced group of pharmacy specialists are tightly integrated with your clinical care team.

We offer:

  • Dedicated liaisons and clinical pharmacists to support you and your care every step of the way.
  • A fully-integrated specialty pharmacy working in full collaboration with your physician and clinical care team.
  • A comprehensive pharmacy, coordinating and filling all of your medication needs, including all of your non-specialty medications.
  • Delivery for all medications at no extra cost.
  • Monitoring for adherence, nutrition, refills, drug interactions, and side effects. Visit the NIH Drug Information Portal for additional information on medications.

We are here to support you in managing the treatment of:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Dermatology
  • Psoriasis
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Hemophilia Blood Products
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurology
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonology
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Asthma
  • Rheumatology

Our specialty pharmacy works for you.

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World-Class Service

With a Net Promoter Score of 85, our care is considered world-class.

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Average Copay Below $10

Our team will look into every copay to ensure it is the lowest possible.

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92% Adherence Rate

We help you take the right dose of the right drug at the right time.

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On Demand Delivery

Receive prescriptions when you need them at no extra cost.

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Expedited Time to Therapy

The industry average is 21 days, while our average is 2 days.

Meet Our Team

Emmett J. Sullivan

Emmett J. Sullivan
Specialty Pharmacy Manager
270 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-4036
Email: emmsullivan@uchc.edu

Education: UConn, B.S., Pharmacy; Quinnipiac University, MBA
Areas of Interest: Specialty Pharmacy, Outpatient Services, Transitional Care

Danielle Ortegon

Danielle Ortegon
Clinical Manager of Patient Services
270 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-480-5497
Email: ortegon@uchc.edu

Education: Southern Connecticut State University, B.S., Biochemistry; Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Doctorate of Pharmacy
Areas of Interest: Specialty Pharmacy, Patient Services, Clinical Integration

Specialty Pharmacy Liaisons

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Chanuvanh Douangpaphanh, CPhT
Rheumatology and Endocrinology
Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor West
135 Dowling Way, Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-3022
Fax: 860-540-1817
Mobile: 860-384-3830
Email: douangpaphanh@uchc.edu

Becca Farri, CPhT

Becca Farri, CPhT
Pulmonary and New England Sickle Cell Institute
263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030-2203
Phone: 860-679-6507
Fax: 860-760-6560
Mobile: 860-670-5559
Email: farri@uchc.edu

Deanna Desell, CPhT

Deanna Desell, CPhT
Dermatology and Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
Outpatient Pavilion, 4th Floor West
135 Dowling Way, Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-658-3428
Fax: 860-540-1717
Mobile: 860-387-9068
Email: desell@uchc.edu

Trisha Garrison, CPhT

Trisha Garrison, CPhT
Dermatology and Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
Outpatient Pavilion, 4th Floor West
135 Dowling Way, Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-3409
Fax: 860-540-1861
Mobile: 860-414-9131
Email: tgarrison@uchc.edu

UConn Health provides free language assistance to patients whose primary language is not English or for those who are visually/hearing impaired. Call us at 833-777-4276 and we will connect you with translation services.

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