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Distinguished Alumni Award

     
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In 1973, the UW School of Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA) began giving the Distinguished Alumnus/a in Pharmacy Practice Award annually to individuals who demonstrate outstanding service to the School, the profession of pharmacy and to the community. In 1995, the Distinguished Alumnus/a in Pharmaceutical Science and Research Award was also established to honor alumni from the School's graduate programs who have excelled in their scientific careers. The science and research award is now given out every third year.

The following individuals are the recipients of this prestigious annual PAA award. Their accomplishments and the impact they have had in their respective fields cannot be understated.

     Pharmacy Practice Award Recipients

  • 2012:  Jeff Rochon, '99
  • 2011:  Ryan Hansen, '03, '12
  • 2009:  Steve Singer, '81
  • 2008:  Herb Tsuchiya, '55
  • 2006:  Warren Hall, '79
  • 2005:  Joy Plein, '51, '56
  • 2003:  Ann Wittkowsky, '88
  • 2002:  Don Downing, '75
  • 2000:  Bev Schaefer, '70
  • 1999:  Ed Wong, '71
  • 1997:  General Jack Babcock, '37
  • 1996:  Shirley Bridge*, '45
  • 1995:  George Bartell, Jr.*, '53,
    and Gayle Hudgins Cochran, '69
  • 1993:  Donna Dockter, '72
  • 1992:  Rodney Shafer, '77
  • 1991:  Theodore Taniguchi, '49
  • 1990:  Sidney Nelson, '68
  • 1989:  Evelyn Benson*, '50
  • 1988:  Virgil Sheppard, '53
  • 1987:  Theodore West*, '48
  • 1986:  Douglas McCarter, '67
  • 1985:  Dennis Smith, '69
  • 1984:  Lars Hennum, '43
  • 1983:  Lillie Jones*, '60,
    and Don Katterman*, '48,
  • 1982:  Sanford Thal*, '47
  • 1981:  Richard Ramsey, '55
  • 1980:  Nathan Hall*, '39
  • 1979:  Peg Kronfield*, '42
  • 1978:  Phillip Nudelman, '64
  • 1977:  Raymond Ahlquist*, '35
  • 1976:  R.E. Duckering*, '26,
    and James Ramseth, '63
  • 1975:  Henry Verhulst*, '42
  • 1974:  Louis Fischer*, '26,
    and Forest Goodrich*, '14
  • 1973:  George Benson*, '47


*In loving memory

Pharmaceutical Science and Research Award Recipients

  • 2010:  Gail Anderson, '78, '81, '87    
  • 2007:  Duane Miller, '69
  • 2004:  Hank Yamamura*, '64, '68, '69
  • 2001:  Bill Trager*, '65
  • 1998:  John DiGiovanni, '74, '78
  • 1996:  William Garland, '74 
  • 1995:  William Stavropoulos, '67