2020 Award Recipients
Several members were selected for awards during the Alaska Pharmacists Association February Annual Convention in Anchorage:
Michelle Locke, with the Alaska Native Medical Center, (pictured on right with presenter Christina Eldridge), received the Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award. This award is presented annually by Pharmacists Mutual to a pharmacist who received an entry degree in pharmacy less than ten years ago in retail, institutional, managed care or consulting pharmacy, and who has actively participated in national pharmacy associations, professional programs, state association activities and/or community service.
The ANTHC Pharmacy Compliance Team received the Excellence in Innovation Award. This award, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and generously sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., recognizes pharmacists who meet the challenge of providing quality, cost effective care in a rapidly changing health care environment with creative new solutions.
Teresa Matthews with Southcentral Foundation (pictured on left with presenter Brian McKnight), received the Pharmacy Technician Award. This award recognizes a pharmacy technician currently employed in an Alaskan pharmacy who has demonstrated outstanding service both in their profession and community.
Rod Gordon with Great Land Infusion Pharmacy (pictured on left with Tom Wadsworth, middle, and student Jose Lopez on right), received the UAA/ISU Community Preceptor of the Year Award.
Angharad Ratliff (pictured on left with Tom Wadsworth, middle, and student Nana McMillan on right), received the UAA/ISU Institutional Preceptor of the Year Award.