In 2012, Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times founded The Next-Generation Pharmacist program to recognize pharmacy professionals whose exemplary practice is defining the future of pharmacy. Moose, also named the winner of the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year category, was chosen for his high standards of patient care, management success, career accomplishments, and dedication to advancing the industry.
“Pharmacists are trusted and critical members of their patients’ healthcare teams,” said Tom Rhoads, CEO of Parata Systems. “Joe Moose delivers on that trust with his successful medication therapy management and specialty pharmacy practices to improve health outcomes for his patients. He embodies the future of pharmacy, and we are delighted the judges chose him for this year’s top honor.”
More than 375 nominations were received across 10 categories. All of the 2012 Next-Generation Pharmacist winners are listed below:
- Civic Leader of the Year: Peter Crouch, RPh, CCP, Eden Drug, Eden, N.C.
- Entrepreneur of the Year: Joseph Moose, PharmD, Moose Pharmacy, Concord, N.C.
- Future Pharmacist of the Year: Sheri Winner, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, Oklahoma City, Okla.
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Lonnie Hollingsworth, PharmD, L&H Drugs, Lubbock, Texas
- Long-Term Care Pharmacist of the Year: Bent Gay, BSPharm, Dublin, Ga.
- Military Pharmacist of the Year: MAJ Debra Cosby, PharmD, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
- Patient Care Provider of the Year: Marty Feltner, PharmD, Kohll’s Pharmacy and Homecare, Omaha, Neb.
- Rising Star of the Year: Zachary Marcum, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Technician of the Year: Michelle Earich, CPhT, The Wellington Group, LLC, Medina, Ohio
- Technology Innovator of the Year: Stephen Vogt, PharmD, BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy, Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Please join us in congratulating our 2012 Next-Generation Pharmacists!
For more information and video profiles on each of the winners and honorees, visit http://nextgenerationpharmacist.com/past-event-archive/2012-awards-event/