Dr. Baldwin wins APhA Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice

Baldwin 3-07Dr. Jeff Baldwin, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, received the 2007 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition March 16-19 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The Award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has made a significant contribution or sustained contributions to the provision of pharmaceutical care within specialized pharmacy practice.

Dr. Baldwin was selected in recognition of his distinguished career dedicated to student pharmacists and pharmacist substance abuse assistance and education.  He has had a significant impact on the recognition of pharmacy as an authoritative source for the substance abuse information and recovery assistance.  He was co-founder of the Heartland Pharmacists Recovery Network Conference that has successfully served 10 state programs, and is now in its 15th year.

For 10 years, Dr. Baldwin chaired the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Special Interest Group on Substance Abuse Education and Assistance, coordinating development of substance abuse assistance policy and educational guidelines for pharmacy colleges.  His devotion to the University of Utah School on Alcohol and Other Drug Dependencies has helped to establish an esteemed program well known nation wide.

Dr. Baldwin received his B.S. in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo and University of Kentucky, respectively.  A faculty member since 1973, Dr. Baldwin developed professional elective courses in “Substance Abuse” and “Recovering from Addictions.”

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