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12/08/2021

American Pharmacists Association announces 2022 APhA Fellows

The American Pharmacists Association has announced the new APhA Fellows as part of the 2022 APhA Awards and Honors program.
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The American Pharmacists Association has announced the new APhA Fellows as part of the 2022 APhA Awards and Honors program.

APhA Fellows are members of either the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APhA–APPM) or the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research & Science (APhA–APRS), with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience.

To become an APhA Fellow, members must demonstrate exemplary professional achievements and service to the profession through activities with APhA and other national, state, and/or local professional organizations.

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The Academies have selected the following members as the 2022 APhA Fellows. The Fellows selected by APhA–APPM include:

  • Andrew S. Bzowyckyj, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, of Beaverton, OR. Dr. Bzowyckyj is recognized for his numerous publications, contributed papers, abstracts, and sustained involvement with APhA;
  • Gretchen K. Garofoli, PharmD, BCACP, CTTS, of Morgantown, WV. Dr. Garofoli is recognized for her notable contributions to the profession related to COVID, immunizations, and residency training and support;
  • Morgan S. Herring, PharmD, BCPS, of West Des Moines, IA. Dr. Herring is recognized for her experience with student support, pharmacist training, and innovative practices;
  • John Clay Kirtley, PharmD, of Little Rock, AR. Dr. Kirtley is recognized for his contributions to ACPE, NABP, the state of Arkansas, pharmacy education, and regulatory efforts in pharmacy;
  • Dianne E. Malburg, BSPharm, of Holt, MI. Ms. Malburg is recognized for her contributions to pharmacy in Michigan, with projects that have become a role model for the profession;
  • Staci-Marie Balog Norman, PharmD, CDCES, of South Bend, IN. Dr. Norman is recognized for her experience leading numerous APhA certificate courses and training more than 5,000 pharmacists in 48 states;
  • Nathan D. Pope, PharmD, BCACP, of Austin, TX. Dr. Pope is recognized for his experience and leadership advancing community pharmacy research and community pharmacy residency programs;
  • Emily Prohaska, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP, of Lawrence, KS. Dr. Prohaska is recognized for her contributions focused on the local community, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial skills that showcase the future of community pharmacy;
  • Garth K. Reynolds, BSPharm, RPh, MBA, of Springfield, IL. Mr. Reynolds is recognized for his strong voice of leadership in the state of Illinois and service on expert panels and APhA engagements; and
  • Jennifer D. Smith, PharmD, BCACP, BCADM, CDCES, of Anderson, SC. Dr. Smith is recognized for her expertise in diabetes management and contributions as a trainer for pharmacy training and education.

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Fellows selected by APhA–APRS include:

  • Anna Ratka, PhD, PharmD, RPh, of Rochester, NY. Dr. Ratka is recognized for her contributions to interprofessional education, health care advocacy, and mentorship of students and trainees for nearly 30 years; and
  • Henry N. Young, PhD, of Athens, GA. Dr. Young is recognized for his exemplary professional achievements in research, health care-based community service, and advocacy work at the state level to improve access for underserved and vulnerable populations.

Honorees will be officially recognized at APhA2022, March 18–21, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas.

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