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.

2018 CPhA Awards Timeline

  • March 1, 2018 – January 14, 2019 – Nominations accepted
  • February 12, 2019 – CPhA Awards recipients notified
  • April 12-14, 2019 – CPhA Award recipients recognized in Los Angeles, California

Learn more about each award and submit nominations here:

  • 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 more than one level of organized pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in professional, political, and/or 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 project 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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Pharmacist of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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
     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
  • Excellence in Innovation

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a CPhA member pharmacist that is directly involved in a project or practice of pharmacy that has either significantly improved patient care, 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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Excellence in Innovative Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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.

    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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Bowl of Hygeia Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

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

    Criteria

    This award recognizes the most outstanding new practitioner who has demonstrated leadership at more than one level of organized pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in professional, political, 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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Distinguished New Practitioner Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

     

       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
  • Student Pharmacist of the Year

    Criteria

    Any student enrolled in a California School of Pharmacy who is a current member of ASP/CPhA is eligible to be nominated for this award. The person nominated should be active in the student chapter and demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the future of the profession as evidenced by involvement in CPhA and APhA professional activities. The person nominated should be involved in community projects 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 from their graduating class that meet the above qualifications.

    Required

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Student Pharmacist of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service.

    Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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
  • 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 the community of pharmacy. The recipient’s vision has contributed to the profitability and productivity of their employer.

    Required

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Technician of the Year Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

     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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the California Friend of Pharmacy

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

     2017 Brian Warren
     2015 Mary Hayashi
     2013 Paul Rohrer
  • 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 faire 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.

    Download the COE Scorecard

    Past Recipients

    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

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for Hall of Fame

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

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

    Criteria

    This award recognizes a compounder who is a leader in California compounding by virtue of his or her activities to advance the practice of compounding. This must be illustrated in multiple ways, examples of which might be a combination of any of the following: as a member of the Board of ACP, testifying in front of the Board of Pharmacy, advocating to state and/or federal legislators, giving lectures on compounding, published articles on compounding and public education/outreach. The recipient should be someone who has made significant contributions in compounding; and should be an individual who is well-known amonghis/her colleagues for their advancement of the profession. The nomineemust be a member of CPhA’s Academy of Compounding Pharmacists; may be a pharmacist or a technician and can be nominated by any CPhA member.

    Required

    • Completed nomination form
    • 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.
    • At least 2 letters of recommendation
    • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.

    Submit a Nomination for the Steven C. Feldman Award

    Award Submission

    Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to jpage@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

    CPhA Awards Committee
    Attn: Awards Manager
    4030 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

    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

     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 (typed and submitted electronically)
    2. Curriculum vitae/Resume
    3. Letter of nomination may be submitted by any current CPhA member pharmacist. Self-nominations are acceptable.
    4. 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 January 14, 2019.  Email to: CPhA Awards Committee at jpage@cpha.com.

    Download Application

    Past Recipient

     2018 Jason Lam

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