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

 
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 two 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 or two 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.
 


Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Practice

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2018 recipient Stefanie Ferreri (middle), APhA President Nicki Hilliard (right), and APhA-APPM President, Say Ray (left)

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:

2019    Kimberly C. McKeirnan
2018    Stefanie Ferreri
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
 

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:

2019    Krystalyn Weaver
2018    Not presented
2017    Not presented
2016    Not presented
2015    Not presented
2014    John O. Beckner
2013    Patty A. Kumbera


Distinguished Achievement in Service

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2018 recipient Emily Prohaska with APhA Immediate Past-President Nancy Alvarez

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2018 recipient Melissa Skelton Duke with APhA Immediate Past-President Nancy Alvarez

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:

2019    Andrew Bzowyckyj    
2018    Emily Prohaska and Melissa Skelton Duke
2017    Sharon Gatewood
2016    Kimberly Sasser Croley and Amy Lugo
2015    Duann V. Thislethwaite
2014    Kristin Weitzel
2013    Charles J. Broussard


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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