Nominees in 10 different award categories are evaluated by an independent panel of judges chaired by Pharmacy Times’ Editor-in-Chief Troy Trygstad. The panel is made up of experts in the industry and previous winners invited to participate.
The following make up our esteemed panel of judges for the 2018 awards.
Mark Aurit, RPh, owner, Gateway Health Mart Pharmacy
Gail Brown, B.S., RPhT, CPhT, pharmacy technology teacher/intern coordinator, School District of Osceola County
Lawrence Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., FAP, FAPhA, former president, American Pharmacists Association, associate dean of student affairs, professor of pharma economics and health policy, Chapman University, School of Pharmacy
Thomas D. Chiampas, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP, clinical assistant professor/clinical pharmacist, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, department of pharmacy practice, section of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy
Michel Disco, Pharm.D., MBA, associate professor, Emerita, University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy
DJ Dougherty, CEO, Parata Systems
Susan Drelicharz, Pharm.D., manager, pharmacy and retail operations special projects, Walgreens Co.
Sharon Faust, PharmD, director, specialty pharmacy services, Lumicera Health Services
Jeff Goad, Pharm.D., MPH, FAPhA, FISTM, FCPhA, FCSHP, professor and chair, department of pharmacy practice, Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Curtis E. Haas, Pharm.D., FCCP, director of pharmacy, University of Rochester Medical Center
Douglas Hillblom, Pharm.D., president, Arena Health, LLC, associate editor in chief, market access solutions, Specialty Pharmacy Times®, Pharmacy Times®
Art Jacknowitz, Pharm.D., professor and distinguished chair emeritus, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University
Joel P. Karlinsky, B.S., retired, Walgreens Co., Walgreens Health Initiatives, MTM Clinical Care Center Manager
Summer Williams Kerley, Pharm.D., RPH, vice president, clinical services and business development, Rite Aid
George Kress, RPh, AAHIVP, HIV pharmacist and patient advocate, Walgreens Co.
Bob Lomenick, RPh, owner and pharmacist, Tyson Drug
Joel Marrs, Pharm.D., BCPS – AQ Cardiology, BCACP, CLS, FAHA, FASHP, FCC, associate professor, department of clinical pharmacy, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado
Diane Martin, RPh, associate vice president, pharmacy operations, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
Randy McDonough, Pharm.D., M.S., B.S., CGP, BCPS, FAPhA, co-owner and director, clinical services, Towncrest Pharmacies and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies
Miriam Mobley Smith, Pharm.D., FASHP
Col. Jeffrey Neigh, PharmD, MBA, MHA, BCPS, deputy director, pharmacy services, Defense Health Headquarters, Army Pharmacy Service Line
Retired Col. William W. Pickard, RPh, M.S., chairman, director of clinical research, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Campbell University
Rebecca Snead, RPh, FAPha, executive vice president and CEO, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations
Melissa Somma McGivney, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, associate dean for community partnerships, director, Community Leadership and Innovation in Practice Center, associate professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy
Dan Steiber, RPh, editor-in-chief, Specialty Pharmacy Times®
Samuel Stolpe, Pharm.D., MPH, consultant
Jennifer Thackray, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, pediatric oncology clinical pharmacy specialists, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Geoffrey Wall, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, professor of clinical sciences, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, internal medicine clinical pharmacist, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, consulting partner, Medical Intelligence Group, PLLC, Drake University, College of Pharmacy