Pharmacy Times®, in conjunction with Parata Systems, recognized the 2020 winners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist awards at the 11th annual virtual awards gala.
Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists, in conjunction with Parata Systems, a leading provider of pharmacy automation, recognized the 2020 winners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist awards, named at the 11th annual virtual awards gala Wednesday, Oct. 21.
An independent panel of distinguished judges selected winners by evaluating nominations for adherence to professional standards, experience related to each category and advancement of the profession. The three highest-scoring entries in each category were named finalists, and the top-scoring entry was named the category winner. The overall Next-Generation Pharmacist® was chosen from among the winners of the 10 pharmacist categories.
The 2020 Next-Generation Pharmacist® winners are:
Civic Leader: Victoria Reinhartz, Pharm.D., CPh, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, LECOM School of Pharmacy
Entrepreneur: Chris Antypas, Pharm.D., president, Asti's South Hills Pharmacy
Future Pharmacist: Angelina Raimonde, Pharm.D., B.S., Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, College of Pharmacy Class of 2020
Health System Pharmacist: David Hager, Pharm.D., director, clinical pharmacy services, University of Wisconsin Health
Lifetime Leadership: Karen L. Kier, Ph.D., M.Sc., RPh, BCPS, BCACP, CTTS, FASHP, professor of practice, director of drug and health information, Raabe College of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
Patient Care Provider: Randy McDonough, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, BCGP, co-owner, Towncrest Pharmacy; professor of practice management and innovation, Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
Rising Star: Allison Burns, Pharm.D., RPh, president and CEO, EMO Health
Specialty Pharmacist: Kionna Oleru, Pharm.D., manager, clinical operations, BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy
Technician: Stephanie P. Pomeroy, CPhT, pharmacy technician specialist, UNC Rex Healthcare
Technology Innovator: Drew Mihalyo, Pharm.D., founder, president and COO of Delta Care Rx