Renee Robinson named Next-Generation Pharmacist Educator of the Year
December 19, 2022
Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH, associate professor for the College of Pharmacy's Anchorage, Alaska campus, has been named Pharmacy Educator of the Year by Pharmacy Times, the leading media resource for pharmacists, and Parata Systems, the leading provider of pharmacy automation.
Robinson was chosen from three other nominees for the award. A total of 31 pharmacy professionals were named finalists of the 2022 Next-Generation Pharmacist awards, including Jenifer Adams, PharmD, EdD, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor for the College of Pharmacy in Meridian. Adams was nominated for the Civic Leader award. A press release from Pharmacy Times provides more information about the nomination and award process.
The peer-nominated awards program is designed to spotlight exceptional pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians and industry advocates across 10 specialized categories that represent the many roles within the pharmacy industry. Two new categories, Visionary Pioneer and Pharmacy Educator, were added this year. The finalists, who were selected by a panel of industry experts, represent pharmacy practice settings ranging from large chain retailers to independent pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, military bases, health clinics and educational institutions.
“The Next-Generation Pharmacist® Awards highlight the myriad contributions of the pharmacy leaders of today, who represent the standards of innovation and embody the future of the profession,” said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences™, parent company of Pharmacy Times®. “As the role of the pharmacist on the frontlines of health care continues to grow, with greater responsibilities in areas such as immunizations, prescribing and point-of-care testing, we are proud to honor pharmacy leaders across a wide range of practice settings who are leading the charge to shape the evolution of the profession.”