College of Pharmacy Latiolais Award Presented to Michael Magee


The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that it will be honoring Michael Magee, MS, RPh, FASHP at the 2016 Clifton J. Latiolais Award Ceremony at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Las Vegas this December. Magee was nominated by his peers and chosen for this honor by past award recipients; his award will be officially presented at the annual Latiolais Luncheon at ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meeting.

The Latiolais Award was created by former students in honor of Clifton J. Latiolais, an Ohio State College of Pharmacy professor who created the hospital pharmacy graduate and residency program. The award is presented to a graduate of the hospital-systems pharmacy administration program or an individual involved with the development of these programs who has made significant contributions to institutional pharmacy practice. These contributions may include achievements or outstanding performance in institutional pharmacy practice, education, administration and/or research.  

Magee is the vice president of Pharmacy for the BayCare Health System, a 14-

hospital health system headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. He also serves as an associate clinical professor at the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy. Magee previously served as the director of Pharmacy for St. Joseph's – Baptist Health Care, a region of the BayCare Health System and as associate director of Pharmacy at University Medical Center (now Shands Jacksonville) in Jacksonville, Florida.

Magee received his Bachelor’s in Pharmacy from Auburn University and his Masters of Science from Ohio State. He completed an ASHP-accredited residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital (now OhioHealth) in Columbus.  

Magee has been active in professional organizations with numerous committee and council assignments at ASHP. He is a past president of the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, served as a faculty member of the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Academy, and is recognized as a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Described as a mentor, an instrumental leader in pharmacy, and an advocate for the profession. It is with great honor and pride that the college presents Michael Magee with the 2016 Clifton J. Latiolais Award for his enthusiasm for excellence and his contributions to the field of health-systems pharmacy.

Balancing his strong focus on advancement of pharmacy practice with family, Magee is father to three children and husband to his wife of 31 years.