APhA-APPM William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice

 

This award, named in memory of Captain William H. Briner, a pioneer in the development of the nuclear pharmacy practice specialty, recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within nuclear pharmacy practice. Premier support for this award is provided by the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

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Duann V. Thistlethwaite- 2018 award recipient

 


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.

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 Nuclear Pharmacy SIG 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 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:

2019    Richard M. Fejka
2018    Duann V. Thistlethwaite
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

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