PLAINSBORO, N.J. (April 13, 2015) — Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times, founding sponsors of the Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards — the industry’s leading national awards program — today extended the nomination deadline for this year’s entries. Nominations for the 2015 Next-Generation Pharmacist awards are now being accepted through April 24 at nextgenerationpharmacist.com.
Now in its sixth year, the annual program recognizes outstanding pharmacists, technicians, student pharmacists and industry advocates. This year’s nomination categories are:
To view the detailed category descriptions and submit nominations online, visit nextgenerationpharmacist.com. For regular updates, follow Next-Generation Pharmacist on Twitter (@NextGenPharm) and Facebook.
Up to three finalists will be named in each category. These finalists will be featured in the July 2015 issue of Pharmacy Times and on nextgenerationpharmacist.com. One winner will be named the 2015 Next-Generation Pharmacist and be featured on the August 2015 cover of Pharmacy Times. The program culminates in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 6, with an awards gala at Soundstage 33 — right in the heart of Universal Studios Florida®.
An independent panel of esteemed judges, chaired by Pharmacy Times editor-in-chief Fred M. Eckel, R.Ph., M.S., will evaluate nominated entries based on adherence to professional standards, experience as it relates to each category and advancement of the profession.
Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times are pleased to announce the following judges:
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