NGP Awards

2014 Next-Generation PharmacistTM Awards
The 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist™ awards were announced at the fifth-annual Next-Generation Pharmacist awards event on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts (concurrent with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo). To see photos from the event, click here. To read profiles of the award winners, click here. To read profiles of the finalists, click here.

The winner of the 2014 Next-Generation PharmacistTM Award  is 
COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh US Army, Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. To see videos on all the finalists, click here. To read a press release announcing the winners, click hereTo read a press release announcing the finalists, click here.

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2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist:
COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh Profile  

The winner of the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist award, the program's highest honor, was selected from the category winners. This best-in-class award recognizes a pharmacist who demonstrates an uncompromising focus on advancing patient care, dedication to the pharmacy in which he or she works, and the strongest commitment to advancing the pharmacy industry overall.


2014 Civic Leader (Sponsored by Independent Pharmacy Cooperative): Civic Leader Honorees:
Danny R. Johnson, RPh Profile Chris Geronsin, RPh  
  Amarylis (Amy) Gutierrez, PharmD  

2014 Entrepreneur: Entrepreneur Honorees:
Barry S. Bryant, RPh, CDM, CFTs Profile Chris Geronsin, RPh  
  Bretton C. Walberg, RPh  

2014 Technology Innovator (Sponsored by McKesson): Technology Innovator Honorees:
Jannette Soto, PharmD Profile Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA, FCCP   
  Chris Geronsin, RPh  

2014 Patient Care Provider (Sponsored by Novo Nordisk): Patient Care Provider Honorees:
Julienne Tran, PharmD, FAPhA Profile Andrew Dum, RPh, FAPhA  
  Jennifer Feig, PharmD  

2014 Specialty Pharmacist (Sponsored by Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy): Specialty Pharmacist Honorees:
Greg Fox, RPh Profile Michael W. Crowe, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA  
  Jennifer Powers, PharmD  

2014 Military Pharmacist: Military Pharmacist Honorees:
COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh Profile LCDR Vince Deguzman, PharmD, MBA, FACHE  
  CAPT Rohin N. Kasudia, PharmD, BCACP  

2014 Technician: Technician Honorees:
Colleen Jenkins, CPhT Profile Mary Jane Magno, CPhT  
  Brenton Michales, CPhT  

2014 Rising Star: Rising Star Honorees:
Samuel Stolpe, PharmD Profile Michael W. Crowe, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA  
  CAPT Rohin Kasudia, PharmD, BCACP  

2014 Future Pharmacist (Sponsored by BD): Future Pharmacist Honorees:
Laura Vollmer, PharmD Candidate Profile Saswat Kabisatpathy, PharmD  
  Megan E. Saunders, PharmD  

2014 Lifetime Leadership: Lifetime Leadership Honorees:
Michel Disco, BSPharm, RPh, MBA Profile Albert Garcia, BSPharm, RPh, MHL  
  COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh  


2014 Next-Generation PharmacistTM Award Winners and Honorees

2014 Civic Leader (Sponsored by Independent Pharmacy Cooperative):

Civic Leader of the YearWinner: Danny R. Johnson, RPh, Marble City Pharmacy, Sylacauga, AL
Honoree: Chris Geronsin, RPh, Beverly Hills Pharmacy and Gateway Apothecary, St. Louis, MO
Honoree: Amarylis (Amy) Gutierrez, PharmD, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Entrepreneur:
Entrepreneur of the YearWinner: Barry S. Bryant, RPh, CDM, CFTs, Barney’s Pharmacy, Augusta, GA
Honoree: Chris Geronsin, RPh, Beverly Hills Pharmacy and Gateway Apothecary, St. Louis, NC 
Honoree: Bretton C. Walberg, RPh, Walberg Family Pharmacies, Jamestown, PA

2014 Future Pharmacist (Sponsored by BD):
Future Pharmacist of the YearWinner: Laura Vollmer, PharmD Candidate 2015, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA
Honoree: Saswat Kabisatpathy, PharmD, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Charleston, SC
Honoree: Megan E. Saunders, PharmD, University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, Laramie, WY

2014 Lifetime Leadership:
Lifetime AchievementWinner: Michel Disco, BSPharm, RPh, MBA, University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque, NM
Honoree: Albert Garcia, BSPharm, RPh, MHL, Navarro Discount Pharmacy Navarro Health Services, Medley, FL
Honoree: COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh, US Army, Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA

2014 Military Pharmacist:
Military Pharmacist of the YearWinner: COL Keith A. Wagner, PharmD, RPh, US Army, Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA  
Honoree: LCDR Vince Deguzman, PharmD, MBA, FACHE, Naval Hospital Lemoore Pharmacy, Lemoore, CA
Honoree: CAPT Rohin N. Kasudia, PharmD, BCACP, 6th Medical Group, MacDill Air Force Base, MacDill Air Force Base, FL

2014 Patient Care Provider (Sponsored by Novo Nordisk):
Patient Care Provider of the YearWinner: Julienne Tran, PharmD, FAPhA, Ahold USA, Inc, Quincy, MA
Honoree: Andrew Dum, RPh, FAPhA, Ahold USA, Inc, Carlisle, PA
Honoree: Jennifer Feig, PharmD, Duane Reade, New York, NY

2014 Rising Star:
Rising Star of the YearWinner: Samuel Stolpe, PharmD, Pharmacy Quality Alliance, Springfield, VA 
Honoree: Michael W. Crowe, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, Flint, MI
Honoree: CAPT Rohin Kasudia, PharmD, BCACP, 6th Medical Group, MacDill Air Force Base, MacDill Air Force Base, FL

2014 Specialty Pharmacist (Sponsored by Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy):
Specialty Pharmacist of the YearWinner: Greg Fox, RPh, Altius Healthcare/Fox Infusion, Tucson, AZ
Honoree: Michael W. Crowe, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, Flint, MI
Honoree: Jennifer Powers, PharmD, Walgreens Health System Pharmacy, Lawrenceville, GA

2014 Technician:
Pharmacy Technician of the YearWinner: Colleen Jenkins, CPhT, St. Luke’s Health System, Boise, ID
Honoree: Mary Jane Magno, CPhT, Naval Hospital Lemoore Pharmacy, Lemoore, CA 
Honoree: Brenton Michales, CPhT CVS Pharmacy Cortland, NY

2014 Technology Innovator (Sponsored by McKesson):
Technology Innovator of the YearWinner: Jannette Soto, PharmD, Farmacia Del Pozo Manati, Puerto Rico
Honoree: Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA, FCCP, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC Hospitals Department of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC
Honoree: Chris Geronsin, RPh, Beverly Hills Pharmacy and Gateway Apothecary, St. Louis, MO



2014 Next-Generation PharmacistTM Awards
The Next-Generation PharmacistTM awards program, co-founded by Pharmacy Times and Parata Systems, is now in its fifth year. This national awards program honors pharmacists, technicians, students, and industry advocates who are defining the future of pharmacy. Since 2010, more than 100 pharmacy leaders have been named finalists or winners.

Nominees in 10 different award categories, described below, have been evaluated by an independent panel of judges chaired by Pharmacy Times Editor-in-Chief Fred Eckel. To read about the the finalists in each award category, featured in the July 2014 issue of Pharmacy Times, click here. In addition to the 10 category winners, 1 pharmacist winner was named the 2014 “Next-Generation Pharmacist,” the program’s top honor, and was featured on the August 2014 cover of Pharmacy Times.

The Next-Generation PharmacistTM awards were presented on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, concurrent with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 
The 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist program also hosted a panel of experts dedicated to sharing their vision about the future of pharmacy, including the growing role of pharmacists in the value-driven health care system, on Monday, August 25, 2014. 

See Official Rules at http://nextgenerationpharmacist.com/awards/official-rules/ for additional eligibility restrictions, prize descriptions, restrictions, and complete details. Sponsors: Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC and Parata Systems, LLC (“Sponsor “ or “Sponsors”).


2014 Award Categories

2014 Civic Leader
Civic Leader of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist who donates his or her time and resources with the principal objective of improving the community in which he or she resides and/or the pharmacy operates, particularly when the vision is related to pharmacy care and the health outcomes of the community.

2014 Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist who owns a pharmacy in whole or in part and who demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit in his or her drive and ability to grow the business or whose advocacy has helped create a better environment for future pharmacy growth.

2014 Future Pharmacist
Future Pharmacist of the YearAwarded to a student pharmacist who demonstrates spirit and passion for the profession, primarily through academic achievement, in conjunction with one or more of the following criteria: industry advocacy, patient advocacy, technology innovation, civic leadership and/or environmental stewardship with regard to pharmacy.

2014 Lifetime Leadership
Lifetime AchievementAwarded to a licensed pharmacist who has been practicing in a pharmacy setting or has served the industry in a professional capacity or leadership or advocacy role. The nomination should demonstrate that the nominee has made significant contributions to the pharmacy industry overall that resulted in meaningful improvements in the quality of patient care and improved delivery models and pharmacy’s role on the health care team.

2014 Military Pharmacist
Military Pharmacist of the YearAwarded to an active duty or reserve military pharmacist who operates within a branch of the United States armed forces and who demonstrates an innovative approach to patient care for those who serve our country.

2014 Patient Care Provider
Patient Care Provider of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist whose focus on patient care and customer service, through a specific occasion, personal action, or activity, has established himself or herself as an exemplary patient advocate.

2014 Rising Star
Rising Star of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist who is defining the future standard of pharmacy practice by his or her professional practice and/or by advocacy in the pharmacy industry. To be eligible, a nominee must have been practicing for at most 5 years. (Student pharmacists should be nominated for the Future Pharmacist category.)

2014 Specialty Pharmacist
Specialty Pharmacist of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist who excels in providing specialty pharmacy services in a variety of settings, including health systems, community pharmacy, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities, continuing care retirement centers, and long-term care organizations and who demonstrates innovation in specialty services in diseases that require specialty pharmacists.

2014 Technician
Pharmacy Technician of the YearAwarded to a certified pharmacy technician who demonstrates the highest professional standards of patient care and performs consistently and reliably as a valued member of the pharmacy team.

2014 Technology Innovator
Technology Innovator of the YearAwarded to a pharmacist who successfully leverages pharmacy technology tools to advance patient care standards, business profitability, and/or employee productivity.

2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist:
The program's top honor, "Next-Generation Pharmacist," is selected from among the winners in the pharmacist categories and awarded to the pharmacist who is defining the future of pharmacy by his or her uncompromising vision for a specific pharmacy or the industry overall.


Previous Award Winners and Finalists:

2013 Winners

2013 Finalists

2012 Winners


2012 Finalists

2012 Winners and Finalists Videos

2011 Winners

 
2011 Finalists
 
2011 Winners and Finalists Videos
 
2010 Winners

2010 Finalists (pdf)
 
2010 Winners and Finalists Videos
 
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