Established in 2012 in honor of Dr. Milap Nahata's outstanding and sustained contributions to pharmacy, this lectureship brings distinguished scholars to the college annually.
Featured lecturers inspire our faculty, residents, fellows, students and alumni to advance clinical pharmacy, education, research and practice.
2019 Distinguished Lecturer:
Calvin H. Knowlton, BS Pharm, MDiv, PhD
CEO, Chairman and Founder
TabulaRasa Healthcare, Inc.
"A Novel Approach to Medication Safety: Backed by Science, Proven Outcomes, Documented Savings"
April 3, 2019
March 1, 2018
Lecturer - Julie Johnson, PharmD
Dean and Professor
University of Florida, College of Pharmacy
University of Florida, Health Personalized Medicine Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Speech Title - "Improving Patient Outcomes through Pharmacogenetics"
April 20, 2017
Lecturer - John E. Murphy, PharmD
Associate Dean and Professor
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Speech Title - "Important Past, Distinguished Present, Transformative Future"
March 25, 2016
Lecturer – William Evans, PharmD
Chair in Pharmacogenomics
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Speech Title – “Pharmacogenomics: A Foundation for Precision Medicine”
April 2, 2015
Lecturer – Dennis Helling, PharmD, ScD (Hon), FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA
Executive Director Emeritus, Pharmacy Operations & Therapeutics
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Speech Title – “Thinking About Tomorrow!”
March 20, 2014
Lecturer – Barbara Wells, PharmD
Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus
School of Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi
Speech Title – “Leadership Lessons Learned: Pearls for Transformational Change”
March 21, 2013
Lecturer – Joseph DiPiro, PharmD
Executive Dean and Professor
South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Speech Title – “Writing Pharmacy’s Headlines”
April 5, 2012
Lecturer – Robert A. Blouin, PharmD
Dean of Pharmacy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speech Title – "Integration of the Education and Research Missions: Optimizing Impact at a Research Intensive Public University"