Recipients of the Award for Innovation in Pharmacy Practice

2018
“Medication Therapy Disease Management: Geisinger’s Approach to Population Health Management”
Laney K. Jones, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Gerard Greskovic, B.S.Pharm., Dante M. Grassi, Pharm.D., Jove Graham, Ph.D., Haiyan Sun, M.S., Michael R. Gionfriddo, Pharm.D.,
Ph.D., Michael F. Murray, M.D., Kandamurugu Manickam, M.D., M.P.H., Douglas C. Nathanson, M.D., Eric A. Wright, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Michael A. Evans, B.S.Pharm. 
Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2017; 74:1422-35.

2017
“Standardization of Compounded Oral Liquids for Pediatric Patients in Michigan”
Melanie J. Engels, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Scott L. Ciarkowski, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Janis Rood, Pharm.D., BCACP, Bryan Wang, Pharm.D., Larry D. Wagenknecht, B.S.Pharm., Chris J. Dickinson, M.D., James G. Stevenson, Pharm.D., FASHP
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 Jul 1; 73(13):981-90.
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2016
“Multifaceted Approach to Reducing Occurrence of Severe Hypoglycemia in a Large Healthcare System”
Paul E. Milligan, B.S.Pharm., Pharm.D., Mary C. Bocox, M.P.H., M.Ed., Elizabeth Pratt, D.N.P., R.N., ACNS-BC, John Krettek, M.D., Ph.D., William C. Dunagen, M.D., M.S., Christine Hoehner, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015 Oct 1;72(19):1631-41. doi: 10.2146/ajhp150077.
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2015
“PG4KDS: A Model for the Clinical Implementation of Pre-emptive Pharmacogenetics”
James M. Hoffman, Pharm.D., M.S., Cyrine E. Haidar, Pharm.D., Mark R. Wilkinson, B.S.,
Kristine R. Crews, Pharm.D., Donald K. Baker, Pharm. D., M.B.A., Nancy M. Kornegay, M.B.A.,  
Wenjian Yang, Ph.D., Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., Ulrike M. Reiss, M.D., Aditya H. Gaur, M.D.,
Scott C. Howard, M.D., William E. Evans, Pharm.D., Ulrich Broeckel, and M.D., Mary V. Relling, Pharm.D.
Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2014; 166C:45-55.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
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2014
“Emergency Department Discharge Prescription Interventions by Emergency Medicine Pharmacists”
Joseph L. Cesarz, M.S., Pharm.D., Aaron L. Steffenhagen, Pharm.D., BCPS, James Svenson, M.D., M.S., and Azita G. Hamedani, M.D., M.P.H.
Ann Emerg Med. 2013; 61:209-214
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
Madison, WI
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2013
“Integrating Rapid Pathogen Identification and Antimicrobial Stewardship Significantly Decreases Hospital Costs”
Katherine K. Perez, Pharm.D., Randall J. Olsen, M.D., Ph.D., William L. Musick, Pharm.D., Patricia L. Cernoch, MT(ASCP)SM, James R. Davis, Ph.D., Geoffrey A. Land, Ph.D., Leif E. Peterson, Ph.D., and James M. Musser, M.D., Ph.D.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013; 137:1247-54.
The Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas
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2012
“Development and Implementation of a Pharmacist-Managed Clinical Pharmacogenetics Service”
Kristine R. Crews, Pharm.D., Shane J. Cross, Pharm.D., John N. McCormick, Pharm.D., Donald K. Baker, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Alejandro R. Molinelli, Ph.D., Richard Mullins, Ph.D., Mary V. Relling, Pharm.D., and James M. Hoffman, Pharm.D., M.S.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011; 68:143-50.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tenn.
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2011
“Why Pharmacists Belong in the Medical Home”
Marie A. Smith, Pharm.D., David W. Bates, M.D., M.Sc.,Thomas Bodenheimer, M.D., and Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D.
Health Aff (Millwood) 2010; 29:906-13.
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Conn.
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2010
"Implementing a Comprehensive, 24-Hour Emergency Department Pharmacy Program"
Helen K. Park, Pharm.D., Victoria E. Aldridge, Pharm.D., Mark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., and Anthony P. Morreale, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2009; 66:1943-47.
VA San Diego Healthcare System
San Diego, Calif.

2009
“Implementing After-Hours Pharmacy Coverage for Critical Access Hospitals in Northeast Minnesota”
Timothy P. Stratton, Ph.D., BCPS, Marcia M. Worley, B.S.Pharm., Ph.D. , Mark Schmidt, B.S., and Michael Dudzik, B.S.Pharm., M.H.A.
Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2008; 65:1727-34.
University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Duluth, Minn.


2008
"Implementation of an Electronic System for Medication Reconciliation"
Joan S. Kramer, Pharm.D., Paula J. Hopkins, B.S.N., M.S.N., James C. Rosendale, James C. Garrelts, B.S., Pharm.D., LaDonna S. Hale, Pharm.D., Tina M. Nester, Pharm.D., Patty Cochran, B.S.N., M.S.N, Leslie A. Eidem, B.S.Pharm., and Robert D. Haneke, B.S., Pharm.D.
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2007; 64: 404-22.
Wesley Medical Center
Wichita, Kan.

2007
“Development and Clinical Outcomes of Pharmacist-Managed Diabetes Care Clinics”
Candis M. Morello , Pharm.D., C.D.E., Emily B. Zadvorny , Pharm.D., BCPS, Margaret A. Cording, Pharm.D., BCPS, Ryan T. Suemoto, Pharm.D., CDM, Jillian Skog, Pharm.D., and Amir Harari, M.D.
Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2006; 63:1325-31.
Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, Calif.
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif.

"I have a passion for helping people with diabetes. This award is recognition of my small part in working with outstanding pharmacists and physicians for the common goal of helping patients take control of their diabetes."
-- Candis Morello


2006
“Using a Bar-Coded Medication Administration System to Prevent Medication Errors in a Community Hospital Network”
Julie A. Sakowski, Ph.D., Thomas Leonard, R.N., M.P.A., Susan Colburn, R.N., Beverly Michaelsen, M.B.A., Timothy Schiro, Pharm.D., James Schneider, R.Ph., and Jeffrey M. Newman, M.D., M.P.H.
AJHP 2005; 62:2619-2625
Sutter Health, Calif.
Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, Calif.

2005
“Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Services and Reimbursement in a Family Medicine Clinic”
Grace M. Kuo, Pharm.D.; Thomas E. Buckley, R.Ph., M.P.H.; Dana S. Fitzsimmons, R.Ph., M.B.A., FASHP; Jeffrey R. Steinbauer, M.D.
AJHP 2004; 61:343-353.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

2004
“Provision of Pharmacy Services to Underserved Populations Via Remote Dispensing and Two-Way Videoconferencing”
G. Dennis Clifton, Pharm.D.; Heather Byer, Pharm.D.; Kristi Heaton, Pharm.D.,; Deborah J. Haberman, B.A.; and Harbir Gill, M.Pharm.
AJHP 2003; 60, Dec. 15, 2003.
Washington State University, Spokane

2003 (known as the Award for Achievement in Professional Practice)
"Clinical Pharmacy Services, Hospital Pharmacy Staffing, and Medication Errors in United States Hospitals"
C.A. Bond, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP; and Cynthia L. Raehl, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Todd Franke, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

2002 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Implementation and Pharmacoeconomic Analysis of a Clinical Staff Pharmacist Practice Model"
Todd W. Nesbit, Pharm.D.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.
Kenneth M. Shermock, Pharm.D.; Donna L. Capozzi, Pharm.D.; Mandy C. Leonard, Pharm.D.; Jennifer K. Long, Pharm.D.; Michael A. Militello, Pharm.D.; David A. White; Louis D. Barone, Pharm.D.; Morton P. Goldman, Pharm.D.; and David A. Kvancz, M.S.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
Mary Beth Bobek, Pharm.D.
Coastal Area Health Education Center, Wilmington, N.C.
Patricia A. Flores, Pharm.D.
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2001; 58(784-90)
Center for Liver and Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.


2001 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Clinical Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy Staffing, and the Total Cost of Care in United States Hospitals"
C.A. Bond, PharmD., FASHP, FCCP; and Cynthia L. Raehl, Pharm.D., FASHP
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas
Todd Franke, Ph.D.
Pharmacotherapy 2000; 20:609-621
University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Policy and Social Research
Los Angeles, Calif.

2000 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Clinical Pharmacy Services and Hospital Mortality Rates"
C.A. Bond, PharmD., FASHP, FCCP; Cynthia L. Raehl, Pharm.D., FASHP; and Todd Franke, Ph.D.
Pharmacotherapy, 1999; 19[5]:556-64
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy
Amarillo, Texas

1999 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Clinically Oriented Pharmacy Technicians to Augment Clinical Services"
Karen E. Koch, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP; and Angela Weeks, C.Ph.T.
University of Mississippi
Tupelo, Miss.

1998 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Medication-Prescribing Errors in a Teaching Hospital: A 9-Year Experience"
Timothy S. Lesar, Pharm.D.; Ben M. Lomaestro, Pharm.D.; and Henry Pohl, M.D.
Archives of Internal Medicine, 1997; 157:1569-1576
Albany Medical Center
Albany, N.Y.

1997 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Economic Evaluations of Clinical Pharmacy Services - 1988-1995"
Glen T. Schmock, Pharm.D., M.B.A.; Patrick D. Meek, Pharm.D.; Pamela A. Ploetz; and Lee C. Vermeulen, Jr., M.S.
Pharmacotherapy, 1996; 16:1188-1196.

1996 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Pharmacist-Managed helicobacter pylori Clinic"
Anthony P. Morreale, Pharm.D.
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 1995; 52:183-5.
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
San Diego, Calif.

1995 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Health Systems)
"Pharmacist-Managed Medication Review in a Managed Care System"
Lawrence R. Borgsdorf and John S. Miano, Kaiser Permanente Medical Program, Bakersfield, CA; and Katherine K. Knapp, University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, March 1994

1994 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Organized Health Care Settings)
"Pharmacy Technicians and Computer Technology to Support Clinical Pharmacy Services"
Douglas A. Miller, Barbara J. Zarowitz, Antonio Petitta, and David B. Wright.
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, May 1993, pp. 929-34.
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Mich.

1993 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Organized Health Care Settings)
"Clinical Privileges Program for Pharmacists"
Lisa C. Hutchison, Jonathan J. Wolfe, Cheryl B. Padilla, and Collie W. Forrester.
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, June 1992, pp. 1422-1424.
Little Rock Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Little Rock, Ark.

1992 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Organized Health Care Settings)
"Comprehensive Drug-Use Evaluation Program in a Health Maintenance Organization"
Carey C. Cotterell, Area Chief Pharmacist - Orange County; Leona Dombroske, Manager, Home Health Pharmacy Services; and Edward A. Fischermann, Chairman, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, August 1991
Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program
Anaheim, Calif.

1991 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Pharmacy in Organized Health Care Settings)
"Medication Prescribing Errors in a Teaching Hospital"
Timothy S. Lesar, Karen Delcoure, Janet Crilly Parmalee, and Vickey Masta-Gornic, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, N.Y.
Laurie L. Briceland, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, N.Y.
Henry Pohl, Department of Gastroenterology, Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y.
Journal of the American Medical Association, May 1990

1990 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy)
"Pharmacy-Coordinated Process for Evaluating Physician Drug Prescribing"
Charles D. Peterson, North Dakota State University, Fargo; and Dean E. Goldberg, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, September 1989

1989 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy)
"Handbook of Clinical Drug Data"
James E. Knoben, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Md.
Philip O. Anderson, University of California Medical Center, San Diego, Calif., and University of California at San Francisco

1988 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy)
"Mandating Unit Dose Drug Distribution and IV Admixture Services in New Jersey Hospitals"
Margherita LaFranco, Temple University, Philadelphia, Penn.
Joan Pescatore, Dover General Hospital, Dover, N.J.
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, June 1987

1987 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy)
"Nine-Year Experience With a Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic"
Ronald R. Conte, Intra Home Care, Santa Rosa, Calif.
William A. Kehoe, University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.
Nancy Nielsen, Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif.
Hemlata Lodhia, Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae, Calif.
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, October 1986

1986 (known as the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy)
"Pharmacy as a Clinical Profession"
Charles D. Hepler
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, June 1985
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Va.

1985
"Controlling Financial Variables: (1) Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Waste Reduction; (2) Changing Prescribing Patterns"
Paul W. Abramowitz, Associate Director of Pharmaceutical Services
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, March 1984
 University of Chicago
 Chicago, Illinois

1984
"Justification and Operation of a Critical-Care Satellite Pharmacy"
R. Dewayne Caldwell, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Beverly A. Tuck, Columbus Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 1983

1983
"Assessing Whether a Clinical Pharmacy Program is Meeting Its Goals"
William E. Smith, Arlene Fink, Jacqueline Kosecoff, Phillip R. Oppenheimer, and Donald C. Brodie

1982
"Medication Errors: Causes and Preventions"
Michael R. Cohen, Neil M. Davis
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