The Remington Honor Medal, named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington (1847–1918), was established in 1918 to recognize distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy during the preceding years, culminating in the past year, or during a long period of outstanding activity or fruitful achievement.
Jeffrey N. Baldwin, PharmD, FAPhA, FASHP
The Hugo H. Schaefer Award was established in 1964 to recognize American Pharmacists Association (APhA) members who have made outstanding voluntary contributions to society, the profession of pharmacy, and APhA.
Stephen W. Schondelmeyer, BS, PharmD, MAPubAdm, PhD, FAPhA
The Hubert H. Humphrey Award was established in 1978 to recognize APhA members who have made major contributions in government and/or legislative service at the local, state, or national level.
Good Government Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award
Trish Rippetoe Freeman, BSPharm, PhD
This award recognizes an individual pharmacist who actively contributes to the community through his or her voluntary involvement in the political process. Nominees must be active members of APhA and a state pharmacy association. The government affairs activity in which the recipient participated must have raised pharmacists' awareness of the political process, improved the pharmacy profession and the political process, as well as improved service and education to the public. Supported by the APhA Political Action Committee Board of Governors.
Good Government Student Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award
Established in 2004, this award recognizes a student pharmacist who successfully organizes student pharmacist grassroots activity within his or her chapter and actively promotes the value of advocating for the profession. The award, which is presented during the Political Leadership Breakfast, is based on the student's ability to raise awareness of local and national pharmacy issues while embracing the concept of teamwork and collaboration among students, practitioners, and their state pharmacy association. Supported by the APhA Political Action Committee Board of Governors.
CAPT S. Miles Rudd, MD, FAAFP
Honorary membership in APhA is conferred by the APhA Board of Trustees upon individuals, either within the profession of pharmacy or outside of it, whose activities and achievements have had a significant impact upon the public health, the profession, and its practitioners.
Daniel A. Hussar, BSPharm, PhD, FAPhA
The honorary president of APhA is nominated by the APhA Board of Trustees and elected by APhA membership in recognition of a lifetime of distinguished and dedicated public service and contributions to the profession.
Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award
Cynthia J. Boyle, PharmD, FAPhA
The award recognizes an APhA member who has promoted and encouraged pharmacists to attain leadership positions within pharmacy through example as role model and mentor. The pharmacist for whom the award is named—Gloria Niemeyer Francke, PharmD—personally exemplifies the award's criteria. Dr. Francke, 1986 APhA Honorary President and 1987 Remington Honor Medalist, inspired and mentored future leaders throughout her illustrious pharmacy career.
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
Established in 1982, the H.A.B. Dunning Award recognizes an exemplary contribution to the practice of pharmacy by a pharmaceutical manufacturer or provider of support products or services, or other entities such as wholesalers, chain corporations, etc. The award is named for Henry Armitt Brown Dunning (1877–1962), former chair of the board of Hynson, Westcott, and Dunning, who, as a longstanding APhA leader, was instrumental in the funding and building of the APhA headquarters in Washington, DC.
Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award
Jannet M. Carmichael, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA, BCPS
Established in 2003, the Distinguished Federal Pharmacist Award is the Association's premier award recognizing a pharmacist who has distinguished himself or herself and the profession through outstanding contributions in federal pharmacy practice, resulting in significant improvement in the health of the nation and/or the population he or she serves. Supported by The Roche Foundation.
APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award
Melissa Somma McGivney, PharmD
The APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award was established to recognize a community pharmacy residency director or preceptor who has demonstrated excellence in precepting, mentoring, leadership, and community pharmacy residency program administration.
Distinguished New Practitioner Award
David R. Bright, PharmD, BCACP
The Distinguished New Practitioner Award was established in 2010 to recognize an individual new practitioner who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in mentorship, service, and commitment to the profession of pharmacy.
Generation Rx Award of Excellence
Megan E. Thompson, PharmD
The Generation Rx Award of Excellence was established in 2011 to recognize a pharmacist who has demonstrated a commitment to the mission of substance abuse education. The award is endowed by the Cardinal Health Foundation.
Selected as APhA fellows by the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA–APPM):
Bethany J. Boyd, BSPharm, PhD
Charles J. Broussard, BSPharm, MEd
CDR Joseph B. Lawrence, PharmD, MBA, BCP
Cherokee Layson-Wolf, PharmD, CGP, BCACP
Michael Mosley, BSPharm, BCNP
Richard A. Nickel, BSPharm, MS
Jenny A. Van Amburgh, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Elected as APhA fellows by the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA–APRS):
Rajender R. Aparasu, MPharm, PhD
Lawrence M. Brown, PharmD, PhD
William E. Fassett, BSPharm, PhD
Michael J. Miller, BSPharm, DrPH
David P. Nau, BSPharm, PhD
A fellow of APhA is a member of either the APhA–APPM or APhA–APRS, with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience and achievements in professional practice. An APhA fellow also has rendered outstanding service to the profession through activities in APhA and in other organizations. Examples of service to organizations may include having held an elected or appointed office, service on a committee, expert panel, or review board, or other relevant activities. The selection of members as APhA fellows is made by their respective academy.
Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award
Steven T. Simenson, BSPharm, FAPhA, FACA
The Daniel B. Smith Award, established in 1964 to honor the first president of APhA, recognized outstanding performance and achievements of a community practitioner who had distinguished himself or herself and the profession of pharmacy in the recipient's community and professional practice setting. The award was merged with the APhA Practice Excellence Award in 1994 to recognize outstanding performance and achievements of a practitioner in any practice setting. Endowed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
APhA–APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Administrative Practice
Dennis Bryan, BSPharm, MBA, FAPhA
This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within administrative practice.
APhA–APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice
Valerie Prince, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA
This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within clinical/pharmacotherapeutic practice.
APhA–APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Community and Ambulatory Practice
This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within community and ambulatory practice.
APhA–APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Hospital and Institutional Practice
Stephen F. Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FAPhA, FASHP
This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within hospital and institutional practice. In 2012, this award was supported by the American Heart Association.
APhA–APPM William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice
Vivian S. Loveless, PharmD, BCNP, FAPhA
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.
APhA–APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice
This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within specialized pharmacy practice. Endowed by Purdue Pharma L.P.
APhA–APPM Presentation Merit Award
Shih-Yin Chen and Joyce LaMori for the presentation “Discontinuation of warfarin treatment for venous thromboembolism and its association with recurrent events in high-risk patients”
Manasi Datar, Erin Holmes, Alex Adams, and Samuel Stolpe for the presentation “Pharmacy student perceptions of community pharmacy residency programs”
Elizabeth Rathgeber and Wendy Galbraith for the presentation “Evaluation of product inhibition in bacterial endotoxin testing with technetium-99m–labeled radiopharmaceuticals”
Brittany Mills, Joshua Tltus, Ed Cohen, and Heather Kirkham for the presentation “Pharmacist-led Tdap vaccination of close contacts of neonates in a women's hospital”
Kari Trapskin, Hooyung Young, and Christopher Decker for the presentation “Results of the partnership between United Way of Dane County and Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative pharmacies for provision of comprehensive medication review services to low-income seniors”
Sakina Ali and Karen Spiteri for the presentation “Contributions to patient care from P3 IPPE students during an interprofessional older adult home visit”
Sarah Essenpreis and Nicole Gattas for the presentation “Comparison of medication adherence in patients with HIV between specialty and grocery community pharmacies”
Andria Eker, Anthony Pudlo, Stefanie Ferreri, and Macary Marciniak for the presentation “The role of community pharmacists in transitional care: A survey of patients' perceptions”
This award recognizes eight presenters of practice-focused poster presentations made at the APhA Annual Meeting poster sessions.
Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences recognizes outstanding meritorious achievement in any of the pharmaceutical sciences. Contributions to be recognized are in the areas of basic pharmaceutical, clinical, and economic, social, and administrative sciences, which develop knowledge and integrate the process of science into the profession of pharmacy. The award rotates each among the three APhA-APRS Sections, and in 2012, the award recognized contributions in the area of economic, social, and administrative sciences.
Jared Baird, PhD; Bernard Van Eerdenbrugh, PhD; and Lynne S. Taylor, PhD, for the presentation “A classification system to assess the crystallization tendency of organic molecules from undercooled melts”
The Ebert Prize, administered by APhA–APRS, was established in 1873. It recognizes the author(s) of the best report of original investigation of a medicinal substance published in the APhA Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the past year. Both the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal and the APhA–APRS Awards Committee participate in the selection process.
Melinda Elise Kozminski, PharmD, BCACP; Rachelle Busby, PharmD, BCPS; Melissa Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP; Patricia M. Klatt, PharmD, BCPS; Stephanie R. Hackett, PhD; and Joel H. Merenstein, MD, for the presentation “Pharmacist Integration Into the Medical Home: Qualitative Analysis.”
This award was established in 1996 as the APhA Best Published Paper Award for Economic, Social, and Administrative Sciences. In 2002, it was renamed the Wiederholt Prize in honor of Joseph B. Wiederholt, PhD (1949–2001), the first recipient of the award and a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The purpose of the award is to recognize the best paper published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), describing original investigation in the areas of economic, social, or administrative sciences.
Clinical Research Paper Award
Cameron A. Winfrey, PharmD; Sara Wortman, PharmD; Stacey Frede, PharmD; Natalie Kunze, PharmD; Wayne F. Conrad, PharmD; and Pamela C. Heaton, PhD, for the presentation “Pharmacist-initiated peripheral arterial disease screening program in a community pharmacy setting”
The award, established in 2006, is intended to promote and encourage high-quality clinical research or practice based research in the clinical sciences by recognizing an original research article in this area that has been published in JAPhA.
Postgraduate Best Paper Award
APhA–APRS Economic, Social and Administrative Section— Poster: Olufunmilola K. Odukoya and Michelle Chui for the presentation “Human factors analysis of patient safety concerns associated with e-prescribing in pharmacy”
APhA–APRS Economic, Social and Administrative Section—Podium: Zainab Shahpurwala, Alicia S. Bouldin, Benjamin F. Banahan, David J. McCaffrey, and Donna West-Strum for the presentation “Pharmacy quality report cards and the consumer: Preferences and attitudes”
APhA–APRS Clinical Sciences Postgraduate Best Paper Award —Poster: Crescent Rowell for the presentation “The development and psychometric testing of a hypertension knowledge instrument in a vulnerable population”
The award recognizes the author of the best contributed paper (podium or poster session) presented at each APhA Annual Meeting by a postgraduate. Each APhA–APRS Section is eligible to identify a recipient for the Postgraduate Best Paper Award. APhA–APRS ESAS may also award the APhA–APRS ESAS Postgraduate Best Paper Podium Award. In addition, up to two honorable mention recognitions may be presented per section.
Linwood F. Tice Friend of APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA–ASP) Award
Formerly known as the “APhA Friend of ASP Award,” this award was established in 1988 to recognize an individual whose long-term services and contributions have benefited APhA–ASP, and thereby student pharmacists in general. The award was renamed in 1994 to honor Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Dean Emeritus and APhA Past President Dr. Linwood F. Tice who, in his capacity as Chair of the APhA Committee on Student Branches in 1952–1955, was instrumental in the formation of the APhA organizational unit that evolved into APhA–ASP.
APhA–ASP Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award
The APhA–ASP Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award was established in 1988 to recognize advisors of APhA–ASP Chapters who have promoted with distinction the welfare of student pharmacists through various professional activities.
APhA–ASP Outstanding Dean Award
Dean Hewitt W. “Ted” Matthews
The APhA–ASP Outstanding Dean Award was established to recognize a school or college of pharmacy dean who has made significant contributions to the APhA–ASP Chapter and promoted with distinction the welfare of student pharmacists through various community service, leadership, and professional activities. The award was established in 2004.
Autumn Bagwell (Samford University)
Athena Brand (University of Texas at Austin)
Angela Olenik (University of Rhode Island)
Kelley Ratermann (University of Kentucky)
Established in 1983, the APhA Student Leadership Award recognizes outstanding academic achievement and leadership ability of students entering their last year of pharmacy school. Endowed by Procter & Gamble Health Care.
APhA–ASP Chapter Achievement Awards
Chapter of the Year—University of Missouri–Kansas City
Most Improved Chapter—University of Rhode Island
Division A—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Division A First Runner-Up—University of Maryland
Division A Second Runner-up—Mercer University
Division AA—University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Division AA First Runner-Up—University of California, San Francisco
Division AA Second Runner-Up—Virginia Commonwealth University
Division AAA—University of Washington
Division AAA First Runner-Up—Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Division AAA Second Runner-UP—University of Nebraska Medical Center
Chapter Innovative Programming Award—University of Illinois at Chicago
Chapter Patient Care Award—University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Chapter Policy and Legislative Award—University of the Pacific
Chapter Professionalism Award—University of Minnesota
Outstanding International Pharmacy Student Federation Activity Award—University of Florida
Up and Coming Chapter Award—Lipscomb University
The APhA–ASP Chapter Achievement Awards Program was established in 1974 to recognize outstanding activities of the APhA–ASP Chapters at the schools and colleges of pharmacy in the United States. Award categories are according to chapter size: Division AAA has less than 350 members, Division AA has 351 to 500 members, and Division A has more than 500 members. Sponsored by Walgreens.
APhA–ASP Membership Achievement Awards
First— Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston
Second— University of Montana
Third— Northeastern University
The APhA–ASP Membership Achievement Awards were established in 1984 to recognize three APhA–ASP Chapters achieving a high percentage of students recruited as APhA student members. The award is presented to the APhA–ASP Chapters for their exceptional efforts in increasing APhA student membership on their campuses in 2010–11 over the 2009–10 level.