WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association today announced the selection of the 2012 One to One Patient Counseling Recognition awardees. The One to One Patient Counseling Recognition awards recognize pharmacists and student pharmacists who have gone above and beyond to help patients understand why they take their medications and how to take them effectively. These individuals demonstrate superior communication skills that result in optimized medication regimes, improvement in patients’ physical and emotional well-being and even lives saved in clinics, hospitals and community pharmacies.
Honorees were selected by Pharmacy Today and Student Pharmacist and will be recognized at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans, March 9-12, 2012.
Alicia Abla, PharmD - Walgreens
Warr Acres, OK
Traci Brooks, PharmD - Womack Army Medical Center
Fort Bragg, NC
Patrick Devereux, PharmD - FMS Pharmacy, Inc
Monali Majmudar, PharmD - Walgreens
Kristina Miles, PharmD - Kerr Drug
Chapel Hill, NC
Stefanie C. Nigro, PharmD - University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Steve Protzel, PharmD – Safeway Pharmacy
San Francisco, CA
Tony Rost, BSPharm – Target Pharmacy
Twin Falls, ID
Keith Van Heise, PharmD – CVS/pharmacy
Beverley Yachnin, BSPharm - Walgreens
Rochester Hills, MI
Student pharmacists selected:
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
Brenda “Danielle” Nagel
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
McNeil Consumer Healthcare made the 2012 One to One Patient Counseling Recognition Program possible through its generous and ongoing support.
About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States.