Awards

Call for CPhA Awards Nominations

The California Pharmacists Association’s Awards Ceremony is presented each year at the Western Pharmacy Exchange and is dedicated to honoring individual pharmacists who have dedicated their lives to the profession of pharmacy in the State of California. Pharmacists, technicians, students of pharmacy and CPhA Local Association Chapters are recognized for their support, innovative contributions, leadership, and mentorship to the profession and the community.

2020 CPhA Awards Timeline

  • November 8, 2019 – January 31, 2020 – Nominations accepted
  • Early February 2020 – CPhA Awards recipients notified
  • April 16–19, 2020 – CPhA Award recipients recognized in Anaheim, California

Learn more about each award and submit nominations here:

  • CPhA Pharmacist of the Year

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a CPhA member pharmacist for outstanding activities in the profession of pharmacy. The recipient must be an individual who has demonstrated leadership at multiple levels of pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in the profession, advocacy, and community affairs related to the practice of pharmacy. The person should be well recognized by his colleagues for his/her professional advancements.

    It would be desirable if the activities or qualifications of the recipient were to result in an especially successful initiative or long-term effort on behalf of the profession. It should be noted that this highest award of the Association is not for a “one-time flash” or to be used as a retirement recognition. The person’s continued activities and efforts are essential.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Four letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the CPhA Pharmacist of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

     2011   John Cronin  1997  David Fong  1983  Robert Hiatt
     2010  Ralph Saroyan  1996  Wilma Wong  1982  Chester Yee
     2009  George Yasutake  1995  Jerome Feitelberg  1981  Charles Green
     2008  Melvin Baron  1994  Donald Floriddia  1980  Todd Tomihiro
     2007  Paul Lofholm  1993  Jody Stewart  1979  Royce Friesen
     2006  David Breslow  1992  Michael Pastrick  1978  Mary Munson Runge
    2019 Sarah McBane  2005  Christopher Woo  1991  Neil Maxwell  1977  Max Stollman
    2018 John Sykora  2004  Phillip Oppenheimer  1990  John Berger  1976  Connie Abler
    2017  Victor Law  2003  John Hambright  1989  Stephen Dibble  1975  Paul Schellenberger
    2016  I.R. Patel  2002  John Tilley  1988  Gracia Bello  1974  Eugene Elkin
    2015 Ryan Gates  2001  Clark Gustafson  1987  Glenn Yokoyama  1973  James Wagner
    2014 Douglas Hillblom  2000  Robert Nickell  1986  Earl Giacolini  1972  Vic Boisseree
    2013 Brian Komoto  1999  Charles Brown  1985  William Wickwire  1971  Bill Bacon
    2012 Ira Freeman  1998  Leo McStroul  1984  Bill Altmiller  1970  Charles Jewell
  • CPhA Excellence in Innovation

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a CPhA member pharmacist that is directly involved in a project or practice of pharmacy that has significantly improved patient care, had a significant impact on the profession of pharmacy, added to the scope of pharmacy practice, created a new type of pharmacy specialty, introduced a concept that has altered the view of the pharmacist, or invented a new chemical composition, method of delivery, raw material or machinery related to the field of Pharmacy.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the CPhA Excellence in Innovative Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    2019 David Mitchell 2008 William Wills
     2018 Tony Park  2007 John Cronin
     2017 Chris Givant  2007 Robert Graul
     2016 John Sykora  2005 Robert Nickell
     2015 Marcus Ferrone  2004 Don Cottman
     2014 Charles Leiter  2003 James Gates
     2012  Kenneth Scott Guess  2001 Roger Klotz
     2011 Karl Hess  1997
    Charles Bonner
     2010 Marilyn Stebbins  1996
    John Hambright
     2009 Dana Nelson   1994
    Jim Avedikian
  • Bowl of Hygeia

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a pharmacist for outstanding and continuing activity in the community outside of the profession. The recipient should be a person who has demonstrated how pharmacists can elevate themselves and their profession in the eyes of the public through participation in community civic programs or participation in government activities at the local or state level. The person must be a CPhA member pharmacist and have contributed to the advancement of the profession through his/her activities.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the Bowl of Hygeia Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

    1979  John Bailey
     2019  Carl Franklin 1999 Evelyn Geisler 1978  Robert Hunnell
     2018  Deborah Johnson  1998  David Wilcox 1977  Terry Grant
     2017  Pierre Del Prato 1997  Robert Holbrook 1976  Dean Reavie
     2016  Fred Mayer 1996  Susan McCalla Ornellas 1975  Earl Giacolini
     2015  Robert Shmaeff 1995  Alfred Runge 1974  Irving Sprugasci
     2014  Walter Cathey 1994  John Tilley 1973  Robert McLemore
     2013   Helen Park 1993  Irwin Sitkoff 1972  Steven McCarter
     2012   Melvin Renge, Jr 1992  Ira Freeman 1971  Charles Brown
     2011  Pete Vanderveen 1991  Fred Hirning 1970  John Andrew Foley
     2010  Horace Williams 1990  Nicholas Ivans 1969  Wendell Hill Jr.
     2009  Chester Yee 1989  Glenn Yokoyama 1968  Norman Rudy
     2008  Jeffrey Shinoda 1988  William Wickwire 1967  Max Polinsky
     2007  Peter Caldwell 1987  Edward Mullins 1966  Marie Kuck
     2006  Victor Law 1986   Lee Owning 1965  Kenneth Katz
     2005  Ralph Duff, Sr. 1985  Duncan McCarter 1964  W. Bryon Rumford
     2004  Carlo Michelotti 1984   Bob Clifford 1963  Benjamin Kingwell
     2003  Michael Pastrick 1983  James W. Barton 1962  George Sargenti
     2002  Robert Duey 1982  James Thompson 1961  Otto Weihe
     2001  Richard Kane 1981  Joseph Shilling 1960  Joseph MacDonald
     2000  William Altmiller 1980  Vern Cross 1959  Joe Mazy
  • CPhA New Practitioner of the Year

    Criteria

    This award recognizes the outstanding new practitioner who has demonstrated leadership at multiple levels of pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in the profession, advocacy, and/or community affairs related to the practice of pharmacy. The person should be well recognized by his colleagues for his/her professional advancements. The pharmacist must be licensed, a member of CPhA, and graduated less than 10 years prior.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the CPhA New Practitioner Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

     

     2019  Chau Phan  2003  Jack Poonam Patel
     2018  Richard Dang  2002  Jack Chen
     2017  Edlen Wong  2001  Jeffrey Wong
     2016  Micah Hata  2000  Chris Salvatori
     2015  Annie Ho  1999  Adam Kaye
     2014  Michael Conner  1998  Harold Washington Jr.
     2013   Sonya Frausto  1997  Jacqueline Kraus
     2012  Vinson Lee  1996  Grace Hayes
     2011  Ken Thai  1995  Michael Pavlovich
     2010  Veronica Bandy  1994  Jeana Colabianchi
     2009  Eric Gupta  1993  Marilyn Hedges Stebbins
     2008  Ryan Gates  1992  Christopher Woo
     2007  Jason Kim  1991  Pat Person
     2006  Helen Park  1990  Scott Workman
     2005  Marie Cottman  1989  David Bernal
     2004  S. John Johnson  1988  Michael Woo
  • CPhA Student Pharmacist of the Year

    Criteria

    Any student enrolled in a California School of Pharmacy who is a current member of CPhA is eligible to be nominated for this award. The person nominated should be active in the student chapter, active in their local CPhA chapter and demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the future of the profession as evidenced by involvement in CPhA professional activities. The person nominated should be involved in community projects, attending CPhA educational events or other programs designed to bring credit and public acceptance to the profession. Additionally, the student should be involved in advancing his/her school academically and professionally. Each California School of Pharmacy is requested to submit nominations for students that meet the above qualifications.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • One of the letters should be from a professor or advisor of the student chapter
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the CPhA Student Pharmacist of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

     2009  Vi Lee  1995  Edna Chan
     2008  Danielle Colayco  1994  Jeanne Lucich
     2007  David Truong  1993  Jennifer Ura
     2006  Jennifer Russell  1992  Peter Koo
     2018  Rajan Vaidya  2005  Christine Rongavilla  1991  Jeanine Hamill
     2018  Melissa Kimura  2004  Jeff Jolliff  1990  Dan Cariddi
     2017  Elizabeth Akhparyan  2003  Peter Lee  1989  Michael Pavlovich
     2016   Tinh An (April) Nguyen  2002  Deborah Anderson  1988  Grace Hayes
     2015   Crystal Zhou  2001  Dante Yuson  1987  Michael Manolakis
     2014  Greg Estep  2000  Shaun Young  1986  Robert Garlick
     2013  Richard Garcia  1999  Lawrence Brown  1985  Mark Shaefer
     2012  David Ha  1998  Helen Park  1984  Les Bennett
     2011  Hilary Campbell  1997  Jeffrey Wong  1983  Ruth Arnold
     2010  Bonnie Hui-Callahan  1996  William Mumbert  1982  Susan McCalla
  • CPhA Technician of the Year

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a CPhA member Pharmacy Technician for outstanding activities in the profession of pharmacy. The individual demonstrates exceptional capabilities, raising the standard of excellence within practice.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the CPhA Technician of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

    2019  Johnny Lam
     2017  Jeanne Li
     2012  Leticia Bravo
     2011   Shawn Deck
     2010  Toni Villanueva
     2009  Heather Duffer
     2008  Debbie Fernandez
     2007  Dan Wills
     2006  Robin Koon
     2005  Katherine Warren
     2004  Erin King
  • California Friend of Pharmacy

    Criteria

    This award recognize any individual who has shown outstanding devotion and service to the profession of pharmacy in California. The nominee should have contributed to, supported, and/or advanced the profession of pharmacy; and should have participated in professional, educational, political and/or community affairs related to pharmacy practice. The nominee need not be a member of CPhA nor a pharmacist.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the California Friend of Pharmacy

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

    2019 Liz Helms
     2017 Brian Warren
     2015 Mary Hayashi
     2013 Paul Rohrer
  • CPhA Chapters of Excellence

    Criteria

    The Chapter of Excellence (COE) Award is a designation of achievement earned by those local chapters meeting the criteria.The criteria for the Chapter of Excellence Award is based upon activities that the local association participates in as a sponsor or includes at least three members as volunteers. The activity may be philanthropic and/or disease state related. An activity may be counted one time per category. For example, if a local is performing both hypertension and diabetes management health screenings at one health fair, it may not be used as a health fair participation and a diabetes screening. In order to earn a Chapter of Excellence award, each chapter will have to earn a total of 100 points. Minimum point values would have to be earned in each listed category.

    Submit a nomination for CPhA Chapter of Excellence

    Past Recipients

    2019
    Central Valley Pharmacists Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Peninsula Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists’ Professional Society of the San Fernando Valley
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
     
    2017
    Central Valley Pharmacists Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists Society of San Francisco
    Pharmacists’ Professional Society of San Fernando Valley
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    2016 
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    Contra Costa Pharmacists Association
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists Society of San Francisco
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    Central Valley Pharmacists Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo Pharmacists Association
    2015 
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacist Society of San Francisco
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
     2014
    Contra Costa Pharmacists Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2013
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2012
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2011
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists’ Professional Society of the San Fernando Valley
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2010
    Fresno-Madera County Pharmaceutical Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists’ Professional Society of the San Fernando Valley
    Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2009
    Alameda County Pharmacists Association
    Orange County Pharmacists Association
    Pharmacists’ Professional Society of the San Fernando Valley
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2008
    Alameda County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    2007
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    2006
    Marin County Pharmaceutical Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    San Joaquin Pharmacists Association
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    South Bay Pharmacists Association
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    2005
    San Mateo County Pharmacists Association
    Santa Barbara Pharmaceutical Association
    South Bay Pharmacists Association
    2004
    San Diego County Pharmacists Association
    Santa Barbara Pharmaceutical Association
    South Bay Pharmacists Association
  • California Pharmacy Hall of Fame

    Criteria

    The California Pharmacy Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who are, or have been, an inspiration to the practice of pharmacy in California, as exemplified by, but not limited to, the following: a long and distinguished history of service, achievement in several arenas, character, innovation, trend setting and altruism. Any individual who has been an inspiration to the practice of pharmacy in California is eligible for nomination. The nominee need not be a CPhA member or a pharmacist. The nominator need not be a CPhA member. Self-nominations are not accepted.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for Hall of Fame

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

    2014
     Michael Pastrick 2005
     Thomas J. Long
    2019  Melvin Baron 2013  Royce Friesen 2005
     Joseph M. Long
    2019  Loriann De Martini 2013  Ralph Saroyan 2005
     Herman Cenci
    2019  Lee Meyer 2012
     Jeff Jellin 2004
     Charles Brown
    2019  I.R. Patel 2012
     Clark Gustafson 2004
     Fred Mayer
    2019  Michael Wincor 2009
     Robert Day 2000
     Stephen Dibble
    2018  Constance Bridgeforth 2009
     Donald Floriddia 2000
     Earl Giacolini
    2018  Carl Franklin 2008
     Sylester Flowers 2000
     Robert Gibson
    2018  Daniel Robinson 2008  Peter Kellison 2000
     Wally Pond
    2018  Bradley WIlliams 2008  Glenn Yokoyama 2000  Ivan (cy) Rowland
    2017  Pierre Del Prato 2007  Benard Bubman 2000  Max Stollman
    2017
     Brian Komoto 2007  Earl Mindell 1997  Edward Brady
    2017  Phillip Oppenheimer 2007  Jody Stewart 1997  Robert Johnson
    2017  Wilma Wong 2006  Paul Lofholm 1997  Mary Ann Koda-Kimble
    2017
     Chet Yee 2006  Eugene Tunick 1997  Mary Munson Runge
    2015
     John Berger 2006  Carlo Michelotti 1997  James Wagner
  • Steven C. Feldman Compounding Award

    Criteria

    This award recognizes an individual who is a leader in California pharmacy by virtue of his or her activities to advance the practice of compounding. This must be illustrated in multiple ways, examples including: being a Board member of a pharmacy compounding organization, testifying in front of the Board of Pharmacy, engaging in Legislative Advocacy, giving lectures on compounding, publishing articles on compounding and conducting public education/outreach.  The recipient should be someone who has made significant contributions in compounding and should be an individual who is well respected among his/her compounding colleagues as an individual who advances the profession.

    Required

    • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
    • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
    • A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    • At least 2 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Letters may contain an electronic signature.

     

    Submit a Nomination for the Steven C. Feldman Compounding Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

    Past Recipients

    2019 Jerry Greene
    2018 Dana Gordon
    2017 Rudolf Mireles
    2016 William Stuart
    2015 Robert Brensel
    2013  Peter Koshland
  • Designated Fellow of CPhA

    Become a Designated Fellow of CPhA (FCPhA)

    Being recognized as a fellow of the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is an honor. It signifies that you have made significant contributions to CPhA and to the profession of pharmacy that go far beyond regular pharmacy practice.

    The CPhA Board of Trustees has adopted a set of criteria that CPhA members must meet or exceed to be considered eligible to earn the designation of Fellow of the California Pharmacists Association (FCPhA). Selected Fellows will be honored at CPhA’s annual meeting, Western Pharmacy Exchange.

    All application materials must be typed and submitted electronically.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae or resume, however, the application form must be fully completed without statements such as “refer to CV”.

    Required Materials

    1. Completed application (submitted electronically)
    2. Curriculum vitae/résumé
    3. A photo and professional biography of the nominee.
    4. Letter of nomination may be submitted by any current CPhA member pharmacist. Self-nominations are acceptable.
    5. Letters of recommendation: minimum of 2; maximum of 5.  Letters should address several of the criteria listed above.* Letters of recommendation are welcome from member pharmacists, technicians or student pharmacists.

    All application materials and letters of recommendation should be received electronically by Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Submit a nomination for Designated Fellow of CPhA

    Past Recipient

     2019  Ed Rogan
     2018  Jason Lam
  • CPhA-ASP Innovative Chapter of the Year

    Criteria

    This award recognizes California’s most innovative CPhA-Academy of Student Pharmacist (ASP) chapter embodying CPhA’s core values of visionary leadership, innovation, diversity of thought and opportunity, and entrepreneurship. Interested chapters must be active and affiliated with CPhA. The chapter must submit the constitution, bylaws, goals, and annual objectives, as well as an essay highlighting the chapter’s innovative efforts.

    Submit a nomination for CPhA-ASP Innovative Chapter of the Year

    Past Recipients

    2019
    West Coast University
    2018
    University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    2017
    Western University of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy
    2016
    University of the Pacific
  • CPhA-ASP Chapter of Excellence

    Criteria

    This award recognizes all CPhA-ASP chapters that have achieved excellence in pursing CPhA’s mission and goals in promoting the health of the public through the practice of pharmacy.

    Submit a nomination for CPhA-ASP Chapter of Excellence

    Past Recipients

    2019
    California Health Sciences University College of Pharmacy
    California Northstate University College of Pharmacy
    Chapman University School of Pharmacy
    Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
    UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy
    University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
    Univ. of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    Western University of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy
    West Coast University School of Pharmacy
    2018
    California Health Sciences University College of Pharmacy
    California Northstate University College of Pharmacy
    Chapman University School of Pharmacy
    Touro University California College of Pharmacy
    UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
    Univ. of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    Western University of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy
    2017
    California Health Sciences University College of Pharmacy
    California Northstate University College of Pharmacy
    Chapman University School of Pharmacy
    Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy
    Touro University California College of Pharmacy
    UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Univ. of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    2016
    California Health Sciences University
    California Northstate University
    Touro University California
    University of the Pacific
    University of Southern California

If you have any questions regarding the CPhA Awards Program, you may reach the CPhA Awards administration staff at eteal@cpha.com or (916) 779-4520.