Hubert H. Humphrey Award
Farah M. Jalloul, B.S., Pharm.D., MBA
Dr. Farah Jalloul was born and raised in Lebanon. She immigrated to the United States with her parents and siblings at 10 years old. In 2012, she obtained a bachelor's in science, with a concentration in biochemistry from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and continued to earn a Doctorate in Pharmacy and a Master of Business Administration from Ferris State University in 2017. She then completed a fellowship with the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA). Currently, she serves as the Director of Professional Development at the MPA. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she transitioned into a liaison role between the MPA and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). She facilitated discussions between the state and pharmacists throughout the state of Michigan. She continues to serve as the state's pharmacy emergency preparedness coordinator and represents pharmacy on a state level.
The Humphrey Award, named for the noted pharmacist, long-time APhA member, and public servant (senator from Minnesota and U.S. Vice President) was established in 1978 to recognize APhA members who have made major contributions in government and/or legislative service.
The nominee must be an APhA Member who is an elected or appointed official and who has served or is serving in government regulatory or legislative arena. Nominations must be made by an APhA Member. Remington Honor Medalists are not eligible.
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination.
The online nomination submission is to include the following items:
A letter from the nominator describing the most important achievements of the nominee and explaining why the nominee meets the criteria for the award
Letters of recommendation are optional; two letters are preferred with a maximum of six accepted letters
A current curriculum vitae or detailed résumé
The selection is made by the APhA Board of Trustees based upon careful review of complete nominations.
Nature of award
The award consists of a medal bearing the likeness of Hubert H. Humphrey, on a polished metal pedestal mounted on a marble base, which is inscribed with the recipient’s name and date of presentation. The award is presented during the APhA Political Leadership Reception at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition. The recipient also receives a complimentary APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition registration and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.
2016 Larry D. Wagenknecht
2014 Earl L. "Buddy" Carter
2012 Stephen W. Schondelmeyer
2003 Rep. Stephen R. Ehardt
2001 B. E. “Bobby” Parham
2000 Leticia R. Van de Putte
Return to Main Awards Page