HOPA Recognition Awards

On Wednesday, March 24, during the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) 2010 Meeting, several HOPA Recognition Awards were presented. Here is a list of award recipients.

HOPA Recognition Awards

On Wednesday, March 24, during the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) 2010 Meeting, several HOPA Recognition Awards were presented. The award recipients were as follows:

2010 HOPA Award of Excellence

Val R. Adams, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP

An innovative clinician, educator, and researcher whose tireless efforts to advance the profession of oncology pharmacy have forever changed the profession.

2010 HOPA New Practitioner Award

LeAnn Best Norris, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

An exceptional mentor and role model who has stimulated the love of oncology pharmacy in many young students. Always keeping the patient first!

2010 HOPA Technician Award

Therese McGrain, CPhT

A remarkable clinician who touches the lives of cancer patients every single day by ensuring that they receive the medications they need.

2010 HOPA Oncology Pharmacy Practice Literature Award

Brian Crandell, PharmD, BCOP

For:

O'Bryant CL, Crandell BC. Community pharmacists’ knowledge of and attitudes toward oral chemotherapy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2008;48:632-639.

2010 HOPA Basic Science and Clinical Research Literature Award

LeAnne Kennedy, PharmD, BCOP

For:

Kennedy LD, Case LD, Hurd DD, et al. A prospective, randomized, double-blind controlled trial of acetaminophen and diphenhydramine pretransfusion medication versus placebo for the prevention of transfusion reactions. Transfusion. 2008;48:2285-2291.

According to the HOPA Website, HOPA Literature Award Nominations can now be made at any time. If you are a HOPA member and would like to make a nomination, you can find a link to the nomination form in the Members Only section of the HOPA Website.

Source:

www.hoparx.org/Awards.aspx