Meet our Staff

Jennifer Burch, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Jennifer Burch, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Jennifer received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Campbell University School of Pharmacy in 1993. She returned to Durham after pharmacy school to work at the family owned independent pharmacy, Central Pharmacy. Central Compounding Center spun off of Central Pharmacy in 2003 in order to focus on compounding only. In 2006, she opened Central Compounding Center South and consolidated the compounding businesses.

She developed a practice that is strong in patient care. Customized hormone replacement therapy and nutritional supplementation are two of her specialties. She has attended numerous educational conferences on these subjects. Jennifer pursued diabetes as an interest and is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP). She has a clinical practice at Novant Durham Internal Medicine where she helps to educate and manage their patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases.

Jennifer is very active in local, state and national pharmacy organizations. She currently serves on the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) Board of Directors and is the Chairwoman of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) Board. She is the Past President of the Durham-Orange Pharmacist Association (DOPA) and has served multiple terms on the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP) Board of Directors.

For fun, she enjoys playing with her dog(s), hiking, traveling and enjoys watching Carolina football and basketball.


Donna Ferrell, BSPharm, RPh

Donna Ferrell, BSPharm, RPh

Donna received her BS in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy in 1988. Donna has experience in a variety of pharmacy practices throughout her career including retail and long-term care pharmacy. Donna has been working at Central Compounding Center South since 2009. Donna is married and has 2 sons. She spends her spare time at soccer tournaments. She is a Carolina fan but lives in a divided household and will cheer for NC State when the Tar Heels are not playing.


Sejjal Patel, PharmD, RPh

Sejjal Patel, PharmD, RPh

Sejjal received her BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy in 1994. She received her PharmD from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 1996. Sejjal has been working at Central Compounding Center South since September 2013.

Sejjal is married and has 2 children, a son and daughter, both in college. Sejjal is a fitness instructor when she is not working as a pharmacist. She is an avid Carolina basketball fan.