UHCOP Honors Graduates for Exemplary Service, Skills and Scholarship; Practitioners for Excellence in Preceptorship
Ahead of the College Convocation and UH Commencement, UH College of Pharmacy honored several graduating students for their exemplary service, skills and scholarship demonstrated during their education and recognized pharmacy practitioners for excellence preceptorship during the 2014-15 academic year.
The student award recipients were:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Outstanding Student Award - Tara Molina
Merck Award - Ryan Ferren, Annilee Miller and Anh Nguyen
Lilly Achievement Award - Minoosh Sobhanian
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Recognition Award - Ashley Weinweber
Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication - Morgan Payne
Mylan Pharmaceutical Excellence in Pharmacy Award - Laura Stokes
ASHP Health System Pharmacy Award - Zachary Kirk
APhA-ASP Service Recognition Award - Christina Nhu-Thuy Vo
United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award - Kim Anh Pham
Phi Lambda Sigma Student Leadership Award - Osagie "Tony" Ohonba
Dean Joseph P. Buckley Pharmacy Leadership Award - Rachel Eppinette, John Herman, Amanda Martin and Zachery Roberman
Joseph Buckley Award - Yaneth McLemore
UHCOP PHOP Graduate Student Excellence Award, Master’s Program - Phuoc Anh Nguyen, Pharm.D.
UHCOP PHOP Graduate Student Excellence Award, Doctoral Program - Shivani K. Mhatre
UHCOP Community Leadership Award - Amy Isbell
UHCOP Special Recognition Award for Excellence in Clinical Skills - Sarah Jung and Monica Lee
UHCOP Ambulatory Care Award - Katelyn Hobaugh and Colleen Myers
UHCOP RX Cougar Leadership Award - Osagie "Tony" Ohonba and Sam Wilson
UHCOP Most Spirited Volunteer and Leadership Award - Michael Pham and Bobbie Quach
UHCOP Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Excellence Award - Henry Cao and Stephen Hickerson
UHCOP Communication and Counseling Award - Amanda Fitzhugh
UHCOP Award of Excellence in Non-Prescription Medications and Self Care - Erin Hunnicutt
UHCOP Legislative and Policy Award - Daniel Nguyen
UHCOP James McCarty Community Pharmacy Internship Award - Omaida Hernandez-Ray
UHCOP Health Systems Pharmacy Internship Award - Tuong Nin Bui and Gia Castorina
Clinical, community and faculty preceptors who distinguished themselves for teaching and mentoring students during their pharmacy practice experiences were:
UHCOP Hospital Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year Award - Nathan N. Vo, R.Ph., MBA
UHCOP Health Systems Pharmacy of the Year Award - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
UHCOP Institutional Patient Care Preceptor of the Year Award - Chase Waxler, Pharm.D., BCPS
UHCOP Ambulatory Care Preceptor of the Year Award - Reba Williams, R.Ph., BCOP
UHCOP Community Preceptor Award - Gita Chaudhari, Pharm.D.
UHCOP Faculty Preceptor of the Year Award - Julianna Fernandez, Pharm.D., BCPS, and David Wallace, Pharm.D.
In addition, UHCOP faculty member Matthew Wanat, Pharm.D., BCPS, was honored with the Phi Lambda Sigma Faculty Leadership Award.
Photos from the UHCOP Graduation Awards Reception are posted on the college's Flickr site.