APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Awards

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Description
These Awards recognize individuals who have made a significant or sustained contribution to pharmacy practice and have advanced the missions of APhA and APhA-APPM. Up to three recognitions will be presented each year and the individual awards will be as follows: Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Practice, Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Management, and Distinguished Achievement in Service. In any given year, one to three awards will be presented in any combination as determined by the APhA-APPM Awards Committee. 
 
Criteria
Nominees must be a pharmacist Member of APhA and a member of APhA-APPM. Remington Medalists are not eligible for these awards. All Distinguished Achievement Award nominations will be evaluation based upon the following criteria (listed alphabetically; not in rank order):

• APhA related activities
• Awards and recognition
• Community service
• Participation in other professional associations
• Impact on Practice & Profession within nominee’s focus area (pharmacy practice/pharmacy management/service)

Nomination Process
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination. The deadline for nomination materials is September 1, annually. Self-nominations are allowed for these awards.

The nomination is to include the following items:
• A letter of nomination describing the most important achievements of the nominee and explaining why the nominee meets the criteria for the award
• One letter of recommendation from someone other than the nominator is required, up to 2 letters accepted
• A current CV or detailed resume

Selection Process
The selection is made by the APhA-APPM Awards Committee based upon careful review of the complete nominations and criteria as listed above. Particular attention will be given to the individual’s impact on the profession.

Nature of Award
The award will be presented at the APhA Annual meeting and consists of a crystal recognition piece. The recipient will also receive a complimentary APhA Annual Meeting registration and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.
 

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Nominate a colleague for the 2018 APhA-APPM William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice!


Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Practice

2017 recipient Jennifer Rodis (left) and APhA President Jean-Venable "Kelly" R. Goode

The nominee has developed and/or implemented an innovative, original pharmacy program or service which is significant to the nominee’s area of practice. The nominee has engaged in scholarly activities (publications, poster/podium presentations, expert review panel participation) and performed practical pharmacy research that has had a significant impact on the quality of patient care and/or cost containment.

Past Recipients:
2013 Janelle F. Ruisinger
2014 Stuart J. Beatty
2015 Allison M. Dering-Anderson and Dominic A. Solimando
2016 Richard J. Kowalsky
2017 Jennifer Rodis


Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Management

APhA President Steve Simenson (left) and 2014 recipient John Beckner

The nominee has made significant or sustained contributions in the area of pharmacy management. The nominee has engaged or encouraged others to pursue scholarly activities (publications, poster/podium presentations, expert review panel participation) and practical pharmacy research that has had a significant impact on the quality of patient care and/or cost containment.

Past Recipients:
2013 Patty A. Kumbera
2014 John O. Beckner
2015 Not presented
2016 Not presented
2017 Not presented


Distinguished Achievement in Service

2017 recipient Sharon Gatewood (left) with  APhA President Jean-Venable "Kelly" R. Goode

The nominee has made significant or sustained contributions in the area of service to their community, their state, or the national level. Service activities would include community service, service to the profession, and service to APhA. The nominee has mentored and inspired individuals to participate in service activities and through their leadership have contributed to the development of future advocates for the profession.

Past Recipients:
2013 Charles J. Broussard
2014 Kristin Weitzel
2015 Duann V. Thislethwaite
2016 Kimberly Sasser Croley and Amy Lugo
2017 Sharon Gatewood


*William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice

2017 recipient Kenneth Breslow

Criteria
The nominee for the APhA-APPM William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice must be a pharmacist who is a Member of APhA, an APhA-APPM Member, and has made significant or sustained contributions to the practice area(s) represented by the section. In 2000, this award was renamed in memory of Captain William H. Briner, a pioneer in the development of the nuclear pharmacy practice. Preference will be given to section members. Self-nominations are allowed for this award. Remington Medalists are not eligible for the award.

Nature of Award
The award will be presented at the APhA Annual meeting and consists of a crystal recognition piece. The recipient will also receive a complimentary APhA Annual Meeting registration and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.

Past Recipients:
1997 James A. Ponto
1998 Stanley M. Shaw
1999 William B. Hladik
2000 Richard J. Kowalsky
2001 Dennis P. Swanson
2002 Samuel C. Augustine
2003 David L. Laven
2004 Rodney D. Ice
2005 Clyde N. Cole
2006 James F. Cooper
2007 Joseph C. Hung
2008 Nicki L. Hilliard
2009 Neil A. Petry
2010 George H. Hinkle
2011 Kristina M. Wittstrom
2012 Vivian S. Loveless
2013 Robert W. Beightol
2014 Jeffrey P. Norenberg
2015 Richard A. Nickel
2016 Sally W. Schwarz
2017 Kenneth Breslow

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