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Wegmans School of Pharmacy Honors Students with Prestigious Awards

05/08/2012


Wegmans School of Pharmacy Honors Students with Prestigious Awards

During the Wegmans School of Pharmacy hooding ceremony on May 4, faculty honored graduating students with a number of prestigious awards.

The winners included:

Dean's Circle Award – Given to students whose GPA was in the top 10% of the class.

Recipients: Deborah Alessi, Lauren Gashlin, Adrian Hui, Matthew Larson, Mandy Oplinger, Michelle Phillips, Kristen Wendell

Teva Outstanding Achievement Award – Given to a student who demonstrated outstanding achievement.

Recipient: Mandy Oplinger

Facts and Comparisons Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication – For a student who is in the top 25% of the class and demonstrated superior verbal and written skills.

Recipient: Lauren Gashlin

Lilly Achievement Award – Given to a student who has demonstrated superior scholastic and professional achievement.

Recipient: Kobi Nathan

Merck Award – Presented to two students who have demonstrated excellence in clinical skills and time management.

Recipients: Rachel Jarbe , Lauren Lau

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Graduation Award – Awarded to a student who has demonstrated efforts to minimize adverse effects due to inappropriate use of natural medicines and encourage an evidence-based approach to natural medicines.

Recipient: Colleen Schwartzmeyer

McKesson Leadership Award – Given to a student who demonstrated critical leadership skills in the program.

Recipient: Amber Hamilton

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy – Presented to a student who displayed excellence in pharmaceutical history.

Recipient: Klara Manning

APhA-Senior Recognition Certificate – Given to the student who made the greatest contribution to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy APhA-ASP Student Chapter.

Recipient: Kristen Wendell (Most Dedicated Member Award given to Stephanie Stoneham)

Excellence in Experiential Education – Given to the top 10% of students for their Core rotations.

Recipients: Deborah Alesi, Alex Aubertine, Chirag Dave, Michael Falen, Lauren Gashlin, Sara Micale

ASHP National Clinical Skills Competition Top Ten – The award honors two students placing in the top 10 at the National American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Clinical Skills Competition.

Recipients: Lauren Sacha, Lauren Lau

Mylan Excellence in Pharmacy Awards – Presented to a student who is in the top 25% of the class, and who has demonstrated high professional motivation and a unique ability to communicate drug information.

Recipient: Sara Micale

Natural Standard Research Collaboration Award – Given to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas: perpetuating multidisciplinary teamwork in healthcare; evidence-based research practices; healthcare communication or dissemination of information.

Recipient: Adrian Hui

United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award – Presented to a student who contributed time and talents in voluntary health related service. Additionally, the recipient demonstrated a commitment to public health.

Recipient: Nicolle Koester

PSSNY Award – Given to a student who took leadership roles in activities with the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York.

Recipient: Kimberly Wilbert

Hospital Preceptor of the Year - Robert Locke, Thompson Health

Community Preceptor of the Year - Lyndsey Csati, Wegmans


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