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2017 Award Recipients

The Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) honors those who have contributed to the profession of Pharmacy in Kansas during the last year. These awards were presented at the KPhA Awards Banquet on Sept. 30, 2017.

Bowl of Hygeia Award
Merlin McFarland, owner and pharmacist of Kingman Drug, Kingman, KS, was presented with the Bowl of Hygeia Award on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


KPhA Pharmacist of the Year
Sandie Kueker, owner of Hesston Pharmacy in Hesston, KS, receives the Kansas Pharmacists Association’s (KPhA) Pharmacist of the Year Award from Jonalan Smith on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Board of Directors Award
Robert Tomasu, pharmacist with the Dillon’s Business Office in Wichita, KS, was presented with the Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Board of Directors Award on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th KPhA Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


NCPA Leadership Award
Emily Prohaska receives the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Leadership Award from Jonalan Smith, KPhA president, on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Distinguished Young Pharmacists Award
Kynan Gibson, Salina, KS, received the Distinguished Young Pharmacists Award from Tim Riddle, from Pharmacists Mutual, on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Health Plan Medication Therapy Management Champion Award
Jennifer Cole, staff pharmacist at Wesley Rehabilitation Hospital and owner of JLC Pharmacy Services, Wichita, KS, was presented with the Sunflower Health Plan Medication Therapy Management Champion Award on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Excellence in Innovation Award
Molly Aldrich, Topeka, KS, received the Excellence in Innovation Award from Jonalan Smith, KPhA president, on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions Award
Bobbi McGrath, pharmacist at Walmart Pharmacy in Holton, KS, was presented with the Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions Award on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Champion of Pharmacy Award
Steven Charles, owner of Oswego Drug Store in Oswego, KS, receives the Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Champion of Pharmacy Award from Brian Caswell KPhA past - president, on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th KPhA Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Board Member of the Year
Ashley Shogren, community pharmacist with El Dorado TrueCare Pharmacy, El Dorado, KS, was named the Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) Board Member of the Year on Sept. 30, 2017, at a ceremony during the 137th KPhA Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lawrence, KS.


KPhA appreciates the generous support provided by

Compliant Pharmacy Alliance PBA Health Pharmacists Mutual

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