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Awards and Recognition

Our faculty, students and alumni are constantly earning their stripes on campus, across the country and around the world. Below is a list of awards and recognitions from 2010 to 2015.

NOTE: This list was compiled based on information that was received in the Office of Marketing, Communications and Continuing Education and as compiled from Tiger Stripes (our online noteworthy publication). It only contains information on awards and recognition. Additional scholarly activity can be found on Tiger Stripes. If you have any revisions to this list, please email them to Dua Her at dher@pacific.edu.

Students - Faculty - Alumni

Students:

2016
2016 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Student Pharmacist of the Year - Tinh An "April" Nguyen '16
2016 - Inaugural CPhA-ASP Innovative Chapter of the Year Award - APhA-ASP Pacific
2016 - CPhA-ASP Chapter of Excellence Award - APhA-ASP Pacific
2016 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Chapter of Distinction Award - CSHP-Pacific
2016 - CSHP Foundation John Carbone Memorial Scholarship Recipient - Cory Ng '17
2016 - CSHP Student Leadership Award Recipient - Gabrielle Reyes '17
2016 - National Community Pharmacists Association - Top 10 finalists in Business Plan Competition

2015
2015 - 2015-16 American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) National Communications Standing Committee - Sunny Nagra '16
2015 - American Pharmacists Association (APhA) June Pharmacists Provide Care Champion - Sunny Nagra '16
2015 - Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) Scholarship Award - Sophia Hoang '16
2015 - Phi Delta Chi Emory Thurston Grand President's Award

  • First Place Professional Service Projects for their professional and community service
  • Second Place -Prescott Scholarship Award for academic achievement
  • Third Place - Chapter Publication Award
  • Fourth Place - Leadership Award

2015 - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP-SSHP) Recognition - Pacific CSHP
2015 - International Foundation for Ethical Research Grad Student Fellowship - Kathleen Metz (Faculty Mentor: Robert Halliwell)

2014
2014 - American Managed Care Pharmacists (AMCP) Foundation Pharmacy and Therapeutic (P&T) Competition Finalist
2014 - 2012-2013 ASP Pacific Chapter - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Division A Chapter Achievement Award
2014 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Region 8 Awards for Patient Care Initiative-Operation Heart and Operation Diabetes
2014 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Leadership Award - Michelle Pham '15 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/studentspotlight_michellepham/
2014 - American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Student Leadership Award - Alicia Yeh '15 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/aliciayeh_2014aphaaward/
2014 - Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) Student Scholarship - Akram AbouKhalil '14
2014 - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Foundation Student Research Award - Jennifer Phan '13
2014 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Region 8 Award for Patient Care Initiative - Operation Diabetes
2014 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Student Recognition Certificate - Sunny Nagra '16
2014 - Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship

2013
2013 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Leadership Award - Daniel DaCosta '14
2013 - Independent Pharmacy Cooperative Scholarship - Xin Fang '14, Pedram Gabayan '14, Khoa Loung '14
2013 - American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Graduate Student Symposium Award in Drug Design and Discovery and the AAPS25 Award - Lu Xu '13 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_luxu/
2013 - Pharmacy Times and Walmart Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy (RESPy) Award - Lauren Epperson '14 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_laurenepperson/
2013 - Paul Ambrose Scholar - Kim Stefan Ta Duc '15 - http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/Kim-Stefan-Ta-Duc-15-Selected-as-a-2013-Paul-Ambrose-Scholar.html
2013 - Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition Finalists
2013 - Alpha Psi Chapter of the Phi Delta Chi Fraternity ranked 4th in the nation amongst 78 chapters in the Emory Thurston Grand President's Award competition
2013 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Chapter of Distinction Award
2013 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Patient Counseling Competition Winner - Victoria Lee '13
2013 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Quiz Bowl Competition - Second Place

2012
2012 - Excellence Award for the Stockton Campus Student Presentations - Xiaoyuan Han '14 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_xiaoyuanhan/
2012 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Leadership Award - Tracy Joy King '13
2012 - Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) Scholarship - Daniel Huynh '13 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_danielhuyn/
2012 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Region 8 - American Pharmacists Month (APhM) Regional Challenge Award
2012 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Patient Care Initiative Award - Operation Diabetes and Operation Self Care

2011
2011 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Leadership Award - Ann Bui ‘12

Faculty:

2017
2017 - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award - Melanie Felmlee
2017 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Election President-Elect - Veronica Bandy '00, '08
2017 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Central Valley Chapter Pharmacist of the Year - Dean Phillip Oppenheimer
2017 - NIH Research Project Grant (R01) - Carlos Villalba-Gallea

2016
2016 - American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellow - Xiaoling Li
2016 - California Pharmacists Association Fellow - Jason Bandy '00
2016 - California Pharmacists Association Fellow - Clifford Young
2016 - California Physical Therapy Association Outstanding Publication Awards (3) - Todd Davenport
2016 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Grassroots Advocates Recognition Program, Gold - Jason Bandy '00
2016 - Eberhardt Teacher/Scholar - Mark Walberg '01, '06
2016 - Faculty Research Lecturer Award - Roshanak Rahimian
2016 - Fellow - Elaine Law


2015
2015 - University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) 150th Anniversary Alumni Excellence Award - Dean Phillip R. Oppenheimer
2015 - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Master Preceptor - Andrea Hinton
2015 - American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Outstanding Educator Award - Xiaoling Li

2014
2014 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) 2014 Outstanding Dean of the Year - Dean Phillip R. Oppenheimer - http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/March-2014/Oppenheimer-Named-Pharmacy-Dean-of-the-Year.html
2014 - 2014 Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation - Mobile Medicare Clinics
2014 - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Student Community Engaged Service Award - Mobile Medicare Clinics
2014 - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Award of Excellence in Experiential Education
2014 - Order of the Pacific - Richard A. Abood
2014 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Sacramento Valley Chapter Pharmacist of the Year - Jason Bandy '00
2014 - United Methodist, University Scholar/Teaching of the Year Award - Todd Davenport
2014 - Outstanding Publication Award (Mentored Student: Mallory Groppe Mertz), California Physical Therapy Association - Todd Davenport
2014 - The Podesto Award - Donald Floriddia '71 - http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/Faith-Davies-Awards-recognizes-leadership-in-students-staff-faculty.html
2014 - Order of the Pacific - Donald G. Floriddia '71
2014 - Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Rajul Patel '01, '06
2014 - Runner-Up Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Joel Wagner

2013
2013 - Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Sian Carr-Lopez '85
2013 - Appointed as a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) - Sian Carr-Lopez '85 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_siancarrlopez/
2013 - Runner-Up Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - William Chan
2013 - Full-Time Faculty Member of the Year for the Class of 2013 - Todd Davenport
2013 - Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member, Class of 2013 - Katrin Mattern-Baxter

2012
2012 - Runner-Up Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Sian Carr-Lopez '85
2012 - Outstanding Publication Award, California Physical Therapy Association - Todd Davenport
2012 - Outstanding Publication Award (Mentored Student: Shiren Assaly '11), California Physical Therapy Association - Todd Davenport
2012 - Eberhardt Teacher-Scholar Award - Xin Guo
2012 - Faculty Research Lecturer Award - Robert Halliwell
2012 - University Distinguished Faculty Award - Xiaoling Li
2012 - United Methodist, University Scholar/Teaching of the Year Award - Rajul Patel '01, '06
2012 - US Fulbright Scholar to Malawi - Cathy Peterson
2012 - Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member, Class of 2012 - Tamara Phelan '08
2012 - Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Marcus Ravnan '94
2012 - Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member, Class of 2012 - Carlos Sanders '88

2011
2011 - Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member, Class of 2011 - Josephine 'Jody' Nance '90, '93
2011 - Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member, Class of 2011 - Tamara Phelan '08
2011 - Eberhardt Teacher-Scholar Award - Roshanak Rahimian
2011 - National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation Faculty Liaison of the Year - Ed Sherman
2011 - United Methodist, University Scholar/Teaching of the Year Award - Myo Kyoung Kim
2011 - Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Rajul Patel '01, '06
2011 - Runner-Up Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Joel Wagner

2010
2010 - Order of the Pacific - James W. Blankenship
2010 - Outstanding Publication Award, California Physical Therapy Association - Todd Davenport
2010 - Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - Myo-Kyoung Kim
2010 - Runner-Up Pharmacy Teacher of the Year - William Chan
2010 - Order of the Pacific - David S. Fries
2010 - Eberhardt Teacher-Scholar Award - Rajul Patel '01, ‘06
2010 - Faculty Research Lecturer Award - Bhaskara Jasti ‘95

Alumni:

2017
2017 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Election Run-Off Candidate - Lee Meyer '72, '75
2017 - CPhA Hall of Fame - Dean Phillip Oppenheimer 2017 - CPhA Hall of Fame - Michael A. Pastrick '73, inducted in 2014
2017 - CPhA Distinguished New Practitioner of the Year - Edlen Wong '07
2017 - CPhA Cardinal Health Generations Rx Champions Award - Kenneth Scott Guess '83
2017 - Pacific Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Service - Gerald Griffin '71

2016
2016 - California Pharmacists Association Fellow - Lee Meyer '72, '75
2016 - California Pharmacists Association Fellow - Michael Pastrick '73
2016 - California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Grassroots Advocates Recognition Program, Platinum - Steve Thompson '77
2016 - CSHP Star Silver Level Award - Jeffrey Nehira '03

2015
2015 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Distinguished New Practitioner - Annie Ho '12
2015 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Pharmacist of the Year - Ryan Gates '04
2015 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Steven C. Feldman Award - Robert Brensel '80

2014
2014 - APhA Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award - Ralph L. Saroyan '64 - http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/April-2014/Ralph-L-Saroyan-Receives-2014-APhA-Gloria-Niemeyer-Francke-Leadership-Mentor-Award.html
2014 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Distinguished New Practitioner of the Year - Michael Connor '12 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/pharmacyalum_conner_cpha_award/
2014 - American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) - 2013 Richard S. Berman Service Award - Lee Meyer '75 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c6dcV_Q-9Q
2014 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Hall of Fame - Michael Pastrick '73
2014 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Pharmacist of the Year - Douglas Hillblom '78

2013
2013 - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Foundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship - Derek Isetti '08 - http://pacificpahsalum.org/spotlight_derekisetti/
2013 - Harvey AK Whitney Lecture Award - Jannet M. Carmichael '81 - http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/Jannet-M-Carmichael-81-Named-2013-Harvey-AK-Whitney-Lecture-Award-Recipient.html
2013 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Hall of Fame - Ralph Saroyan '64 and Royce Friesen '65
2013 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Bowl of Hygeia Award - Helen Park '98

2012
2012 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice - Mike Pavlovich '89 - http://www.pharmacist.com/mike-pavlovich-receives-2012-apha-appm-distinguished-achievement-award-specialized-pharmacy-practice
2012 - California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Hall of Fame - Jeff Jellin '74 and Clark Gustafson '66