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ASHP Donald Francke Medal

ASHP Board of Directors’ Donald E. Francke Medal honors pharmacists who have made significant international contributions to advance pharmacy practice.

The medal, which is conferred at the discretion of the ASHP Board of Directors, may be presented annually at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting or other appropriate function, at which the recipient will provide a lecture on an aspect of international pharmacy. One award may be conferred each year.

2019 Recipient

Albert I Wertheimer photoAlbert I. Wertheimer, B.S.Pharm., Ph.D., M.B.A. 
Professor, Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Visiting Professor, Touro College of Pharmacy
New York, NY

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Criteria and Eligibility

ASHP members are invited, annually, to suggest nominees in writing with substantiating evidence. Nominations should state the significant international contributions that the nominee has made to advance pharmacy practice.

Current ASHP Board members and ASHP staff are not eligible.

Nominating Instructions

Nominations are accepted each year from August 1 - October 1 and are to be transmitted electronically during this period using the Award Nominations Form. Please see the Call for Award Nominations to reference the criteria for the award as well as the nomination instructions. Selections will be made in February. In some years, selections are not made for all awards.

If you have any questions about the Awards Program, please contact the Office of Member Relations at awards@ashp.org.

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