APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APhA-APPM) Distinguished Achievement Awards

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 two letters accepted
• A current curriculum vitae or detailed résumé

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 is presented at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition and consists of a crystal recognition piece. The recipient also receives 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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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:

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


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 in 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:

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


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:

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


*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 and an APhA-APPM Member who 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 is presented at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition 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:

2017    Kenneth Breslow

2016    Sally W. Schwarz

2015    Richard A. Nickel

2014    Jeffrey P. Norenberg

2013    Robert W. Beightol

2012    Vivian S. Loveless

2011    Kristina M. Wittstrom

2010    George H. Hinkle

2009    Neil A. Petry

2008    Nicki L. Hilliard

2007    Joseph C. Hung

2006    James F. Cooper

2005    Clyde N. Cole

2004    Rodney D. Ice

2003    David L. Laven

2002    Samuel C. Augustine

2001    Dennis P. Swanson

2000    Richard J. Kowalsky

1999    William B. Hladik

1998    Stanley M. Shaw

1997    James A. Ponto
 

Previous Distinguished Achievement Award Winners:
Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Distinguished Achievement Award in Administrative Practice

2012    Dennis Bryan

2011    Todd D. Sorensen

2010    Amy Bachyrcyz

2009    Ed Cohen

2008    Thomas P. Reinders

2007    Nancy A. Alvarez

2006    Rebecca W. Chater

2005    Jimmy R. Mitchell

2004    Anthony Provenzano

2003    Gary W. Kadlec
 

Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical / Pharmacotherapeutic Practice

2012    Valerie Prince

2011    Jeffery A. Goad

2010    Bradley P. Tice

2009    Jay D. Currie

2008    Jennifer Cerulli

2007    Warren A. Narducci

2006    Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner

2005    Daniel E. Buffington

2004    Jean-Venable R. Goode

2003    Charles D. Ponte

2002    Randy P. McDonough

2000    Bruce R. Canaday

2001    Janet P. Engle

1999    Terrence Schwinghammer

1998    Dennis M. Williams

1997    Barbara G. Wells

1996    Not Awarded

1995    Mary Anne Koda-Kimble
 

Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Distinguished Achievement Award in Community and Ambulatory Practice

2011    Steven T. Simenson

2010    Stuart T. Haines

2009    Nicole M. Gattas

2008    Shah N. Malik

2007    Randall S. Myers

2006    Dennis D. Stanley

2005    Matthew C. Osterhaus

2004    Richard C. Holm

2003    Judith B. Sommers Hanson

2002    Joel L. Zive

2001    Lisa C. Ploehn

2000    Bruce T. Roberts

1999    Winifred A. Landis

1998    Dennis J. McCallian

1997    Stephen Ehardt

1996    Grant H. Brown

1995    Gregory S. Bovee
 

Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Distinguished Achievement Award in Hospital and Institutional Practice

2012    Stephen F. Eckel

2011    J. Aubrey Waddell

2010    Kristin Jonas Morse

2009    Barry Bunting

2008    Lisa C. Hutchison

2007    Melinda C. Joyce

2006    Cathy L. Worrall

2005    William A. Gouveia

2004    Wilma K. Wong

2003    Patricia C. Kienle

2002    Lawrence Trissel

2001    Dominic A. Solimando, Jr.

2000    Harold N. Godwin

1999    Vicki S. Crane

1998    Ronald H. Small

1997    Not Awarded

1996    Douglas A. Miller

1995    Debra S. Weintraub
 

Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice

2012    Mike Pavlovich

2011    Brian Fingerson

2010    Not Awarded

2009    Phyllis A. Grauer

2008    David H. Schwed

2007    Jeffrey N. Baldwin

2006    Roger S. Klotz

2005    Don Downing

2004    Mary Lynn McPherson

2003    Dennis K. Helling

2002    Michael E. Collins

2001    Michael P. Cinque

2000    William R. Letendre

1999    Calvin H. Knowlton
 

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