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ASHP Honorary Membership Award

The ASHP Board of Directors’ Honorary Membership Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to pharmacy practice.

Per ASHP’s bylaws, honorary members are elected for life by unanimous vote of the ASHP Board of Directors. The award may be presented annually at the ASHP Summer Meetings or other appropriate function. One or more awards may be conferred each year.

Honorary members may vote or hold office if otherwise eligible, though no dues shall be required.

2024 Recipients

Max Mick L. Hunt JrMax (Mick) L. Hunt Jr., BS, MS, MBA, FASHP
Associate Professor Emeritus, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Director of Pharmacy (ret.), University of Kentucky Hospital
Assistant Dean (ret.), UK College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Ky.

Mr. Hunt is a distinguished pharmacy leader, administrator, and educator. His contributions to pharmacy practice, strategic leadership, and volunteer service to ASHP and the ASHP Foundation have been instrumental in advancing the profession and elevating the role of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Billy W. WoodwardBilly W. Woodward, BSPharm, RPh, FASHP
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Corporate Director of Pharmacy (ret.), Scott & White Health System
Temple, Texas

Mr. Woodward is an accomplished and esteemed leader and educator. A pioneer in pharmacy management, his countless contributions to the profession have been instrumental to advancing health-system pharmacy practice both nationally and internationally.

Criteria and Eligibility

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

Current ASHP Board members and ASHP staff are not eligible.

Nominating Instructions

Nominations are accepted year-round 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. 

Nominations received by October 1 will be reviewed by the Awards Committee, and selections will be made the following 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 [email protected].

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