Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award
2020 Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award recipient: CAPT (ret) Edward C. Norton Jr., MS, BS, Pharm
The nominee for the APhA Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award must be a pharmacist who is a member of APhA, served in a federal pharmacy practice for the past 10 years, and is on active federal service at the time of nomination and has distinguished himself/herself and the profession of pharmacy by sustained outstanding performance and achievement. Applications will be evaluated based upon the following criteria (listed alphabetically; not in rank order):
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination at the following link: Award Nomination Form. The deadline for nominations is September 1 annually.
The selection of the award recipient will be based upon careful review of the completed nominations by the APhA Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award Selection Committee. All nominations will be evaluated using the award criteria. No one from the selection committee will be eligible for the award.
The selection committee will be comprised of the following representatives:
Nature of award
The APhA Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award will be presented at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition and will consist of a crystal figurine. The recipient will receive: a $1,500 honorarium,and 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. The recipient will be asked to participate in a session highlighting his/her specific achievement. The award is endowed by The Roche Foundation.
2019 CDR Aimee Young, USPHS
2018 Anthony P. Morreale
2017 COL (Ret) John Spain
2016 Ron A. Nosek, VA
2015 COL J. Michael Spilker, USAF, BSC (Ret)
2014 CAPT Pamela M. Schweitzer
2013 RADM Scott F. Giberson, USPHS
2012 Jannet M. Carmichael
2011 COL Everett B. McAllister, USAF, BSC (Ret)
2010 LTC Stacia L. Spridgen, MS, USA
2009 Timothy Stroup
2008 Joseph F. Gallelli
2007 Capt David E. Price, MSC, USN
2006 William N. Jones
2005 COL William Michael Heath, MS, USA
2004 COL Daniel D. Remund, MS, USA