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HCOP recognizes annual award winners

Two people stand holding a teddy bear Dr. Bobby Helmer (left) presents the Hargreaves teddy bear to Dr. Glady's Heard.

June 20, 2022

AUBURN, Alabama - Outstanding Harrison College of Pharmacy students, staff, faculty members and preceptors were recognized in ceremonies on April 8, April 29, May 6 and May 9 as part of the 62nd Annual Hargreaves Awards Program.

In all, more than 60 awards were given to more than 100 recipients. Dr. Glady’s Heard took the top honor, the Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award.

The awards program is coordinated by the HCOP Awards Committees. Serving on the Pharm.D. student committee was Dr. Brent Fox (chair), Dr. Kelly Hester, Olivia Shanks, Dr. Sean Smithgall, Kaylen Anderson, Dr. Kaitlin Lisenby and Charlotte Cheatham. On the faculty and staff committee were Dr. Sylvia Rogers (chair), Dr. Adam Keeton, Dr. Kevin Astle, Dr. Salisa Westrick, Marcia Farrar, Dr. Kristi Kelley and Dr. Daniel Trujillo. Additionally, Jenny Johnston coordinated graduate student awards.

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This Year's Award Winners

Pharm.D. Student Awards

ALSHP Health System Student Award
Linda Tran

Viatris Excellence in Pharmacy Award
Megan Cullip

Excellence in Clinical Communication
Victoria Cochran

Excellence in Hospital Practice Award
Luke Hentrich

Dr. Byron B. Williams
Michael Ball

Professionalism Award
P1 - Briley Graves
P1 - John Abram
P2 - Sarah Grace Barnes
P2 - Emily Oliver
P3 - Lilliam Parnell
P3 - Caroline Jackson

Auburn University President’s Award
Linda Tran

HCOP Graduation Marshal
Lauren Campisi

Pharmacy Student Research Award
Austin Moore
Rachel Parise
Robin Tumlinson

Walker Medal
Brady Kent

McKesson Drug Company Award
Sandi Perry

Merck Award
Will Cordell
Caroline Jackson
Samantha Lightle

U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice
Rachel Friend

Rho Chi Award
Conner Kelley

SGA Outstanding Student Award
Yumi Oh

Student Council Officer Recognition
Kaitlin Beyler (President)
Sam Williams (Vice President)
Jake Chesnutt (Vice President)
Harrison Riggs (Secretary)
Ashleigh Neese (Senator)
Rachel Friend (Treasurer)
Jessica Richardson (Mobile)

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Student Certificate of Recognition
Devon Ploshay
Jennie Reese

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Patient Care and Professionalism Award
Jazmyne Jackson

Outstanding International Graduate Student
Lam Ho

Pharmacy School Council Leadership Award
Katie Knight
Lauren Campisi

Professionalism Award
Nina Stewart

Graduate Student Awards

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants
Abbey Harvard
Lani Jasper
Charlotte Muse
Ishwor Poudel
Sriraja Srinivasa
Ian Steinke
Kaniz Afroz Tanni

Merriwether Fellowships
Kaniz Afroz Tanni
Sayak Chakravarti

Outstanding PhD Students
Kabre Heck
Cassidi McDaniel
Sindhu Ramesh
Jared Senfeld

Outstanding MS Student
Jeremiah Pftizer

2021 Outstanding International Students
Ola Akintola
Qianman Peng
Ishwor Poudel
Yi Zhao

2022 Outstanding International Students
Manjusha Annaji
Sindhu Ramesh
Nabin Poudel

2021 Graduate Student Council Travel Fellowships
Manjusha Annaji
Ishwor Poudel

2021 Presidential Graduate Research Fellowships
Iva Durdanovic

American Society of Pharmacognosy Annual Meeting – President’s Travel Award
Kabre Heck

American Society of Pharmacognosy Annual Meeting – ASP Lynn Brandy Travel Award
Kelli McDonald
Zarna Raichura

2021 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Travel Stipend
Kabre Heck

2021 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting – Abstract Achievement Award
Sayak Chakravarti

2020-21 Outstanding Graduate School Council Senator
Cassidi McDaniel

2021-22 Outstanding Graduate School Council Senator
Ishwor Poudel

Becton, Dickinson Technologies and Innovation
Sayak Chakravarti

VCOM Research Day
Sindhu Ramesh

2021 Auburn University Student Research Symposium
Manjusha Annaji
Kelli McDonald
Austin Moore
Kaniz Afroz Tanni

Auburn University Student Research Symposium
Ola Akintola
Charlotte Muse

2021 NIH Minority Supplement
Miles Wiley

Certificate of Excellence in undergraduate mentorship in the American Heart Association Scholars Program at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Kabre Heck

2021 Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE)- T32 Fellowship
Miles Wiley

American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Research Fellowship
Brandy Davis
Cassidi McDaniel
Warren Smith

2021 Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Fellowship
Miles Wiley

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Pre Doctoral Fellowship
Cassidi McDaniel

Faculty/Staff/Community Awards

Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award
Dr. Gladys Heard

Outstanding Teacher Award
Dr. Taylor Steuber

Pharmacy School Council Advocate Award
Dr. Catherine Loosier

Rho Chi Alumni Award
Dr. Courtney Alexander

Friend of Pharmacy Award
Dr. Carlos Reyes, Baptist Health

Outstanding Contribution from Auburn University Colleague
Dr. Fred Kam, Medical Director, AU Medical Clinic

Preceptor of Excellence Awards (Affiliate Faculty)
Auburn-Montgomery: Dr. Eric Long
Birmingham-Tuscaloosa: Dr. Kenda Germain
Columbus: Dr. Judith Hill
Huntsville: Dr. Gregg Knowles
Mobile-Pensacola: Dr. Kristy Barrett
Gadsden: Dr. Jacob Boydston

Preceptor of Excellence Awards (Faculty)
Auburn-Montgomery: Dr. Spencer Durham
Birmingham-Tuscaloosa: Dr. Cherry Jackson
Columbus: Dr. Pamela Stamm
Huntsville: Dr. Haley Phillipe
Mobile-Pensacola: Dr. Robert Helmer

Preceptor of the Year
Dr. Camille Abernathy

Friend of Experiential Education Award
Dr. Ava Eure, DCH Regional Medical Center

Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
Dr. Hannah Gipson, Huntsville Hospital

CE Presenter of the Year
Dr. Marilyn Bulloch

CE Presenter of the Year
Dr. Marilyn Bulloch

Faculty Research and Outreach Excellence Awards
PhRMA Foundation
Surachat Ngorsuraches

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Surachat Ngorsuraches

ADPH Opioid Prevention and Surveillance
Karen Marlow
Brent Fox
Haley Phillippe

UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Natalie Hohmann

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Courtney Gamston
Kimberly Braxton-Lloyd
Salisa Westrick

National Institutes of Health (three separate awards)
Gary Piazza
Xi Chen
Adam Keeton
Yulia Maxeitenko

National Institutes of Health
Angela Calderon
Rusty Arnold

Feng Li (Patent No.: US 11,045,553 B2: Method for Preparing Stabilized Metal Ion Ligand Nanocomplex and Compositions Thereof

Outstanding Staff Member Award
Olivia Shanks

Outstanding Health Professional Award
Ashley Reid

Embracing Innovation Staff Award
Paige Patterson

Exemplary Service Award
Alexis Ramos

Exemplary Leadership Award
Daniel Caldwell

Pinnacle Award
Don Davino

Excellence in Teaching Academy Graduates
Dr. Lea Eiland
Dr. Kim Garza
Dr. Pamela Stamm

Excellence in SoTL Academy Graduates
Dr. Lea Eiland
Dr. Kimberly Garza
Dr. Lena McDowell
Dr. Pamela Stamm


About the Harrison College of Pharmacy

Auburn University’s Harrison College of Pharmacy is ranked among the top 25 percent of all pharmacy programs in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the College offers doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and pharmaceutical sciences (Ph.D.) while also offering a master’s in pharmaceutical sciences. The College's commitment to world-class scholarship and interdisciplinary research speaks to Auburn's overarching Carnegie R1 designation that places Auburn among the top 100 doctoral research universities in the nation. For more information about the School, please call 334.844.8348 or visit http://pharmacy.auburn.edu.

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