College of Pharmacy awards and events at APhA Annual Meeting

March 25, 2024

Here are some of the honors and awards received, as well as events and presentations that happened during the 2024 APhA Annual Conference March 21-25, 2024, in Orlando.

APhA 2024 Annual Meeting full schedule of events.

Awards & Honors

  • Anne Burns
  • Milap Nahata
    • Dr. Nahata presented the Remington Honor Medal Lecture and received the Remington Honor Medal, named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer and educator Joseph P. Remington, recognizing distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy during the preceding year, culminating in the past year, or during a long period of outstanding activity or fruitful achievement.
  • Alex Varkey
    • Celebration of Ohio State alum Dr. Alex Varkey as the 2024-2025 APhA President.
  • Isabel Dingeldein
    • P3 PharmD candidate Isabel Dingeldein received the John A. Gans APhA Foundation Scholarship and Leadership Award.

Presentations & Events

Thursday, March 21

  • Suzanne Higginbotham
    • Presentation, “Pharmacy Immunization Delivery”

Friday, March 22

  • 9:15-10:15 a.m.
    • Ariel Williams
      • Presentation, “Applying SDOH to the Circle of Life”
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • Rebecca Lahrman
      • Presentation, “PharmTalk: The Power of Interprofessional Collaboration (session 1)”
  • 11:45-12:30 p.m.
    • Jared Malott
      • Presentation, “PharmTalk: The Power of the Next Generation of Pharmacy, Unlocking Gen Z: Embracing Their Learning Style and Culture”

Saturday, March 23

  • 12:30-2:30 p.m.
    • Myriam Shaw Ojeda 
      • Poster Presentation, “Clearing the Air: Pharmacists’ Perception Before and After a Nicotine Use Disorder Training Program”
      • Poster Presentation, “Farm to Arm: Cultivating Vaccine Confidence at a Farming Conference”
    • Megan Brelage
      • Poster Presentation, “Effectiveness of Teams Advancing Health Equity Interprofessional Simulation”
    • Grace Havens
      • Poster Presentation, “Prioritizing Patient Values Regarding Pharmacy Culture in a LGBTQ+ Focused Pharmacy”
    • Diamond Donaldson
      • Poster Presentation, “Implementation of a Systematic Approach to Identify Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Candidates in Current and Former Smokers in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)”
    • Jared Malott
      • Poster Presentation, “Project Teamness: Examining Interprofessional Teamwork at a Federally Qualified Health Center”
    • Sarah Leupold 
      • Poster Presentation, “Impact of Mastery-Based Skills Assessments in an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Readiness Course”
    • Emma Siegel
      • Poster Presentation, “Impact of Pharmacist Intervention on Achieving Goal Time in Range in the Primary Care Setting”
    • Riley Carroll
      • Poster Presentation, “Implementation of a Collaborative Practice Agreement for Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Setting”
  • 3:00-4:00 p.m.
    • Alexa Valentino
      • Presentation, “The Bare Necessities of Equitable Care”
  • 5:00-8:00 p.m.
    • Dean’s Reception
      • Hampton Social, 9101 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819
  • 7:00-9:30 p.m.
    • APhA-ASP Awards Reception and Celebration
      • Convention Center, North Ballroom Foyer

Sunday, March 24

  • 1:45-3:45 p.m.
    • Suzanne Higginbotham
      • Presentation, “Get Your Head in the Game”
  • 2:15-4:15 p.m.
    • Michael Murphy
      • Presentation, “M-I-C-K-E Your Annual Legislative and Regulatory Update”

Monday, March 25

  • 8:00-9:30 a.m.
    • Emily Eddy
      • Presentation, “M-I-C-K-E Your Annual Diabetes Update”
  • 9:45-11:00 a.m.
    • Emily Eddy
      • Presentation, “PharmTalk: Innovative Pharmacy Education Models”
  • 10:30 a.m.
    • Sarah Leupold
      • Presentation, “PharmTalk: Innovative Pharmacy Education Models, Beyond the GPA: Rethinking Grading Systems and Assessments in Pharmacy Curriculum”
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