Dr. Richard Parrish, ’80, was elected a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He is a Clinical Practice Leader, Surgery and Pediatric Pharmacy for Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Cynthia Sheppard Solomon, ’78, has been named Adjunct faculty member of Wright State University’s Boonshaft School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology. Along with her consulting work, Ms. Solomon co-teaches several courses and is developing new course entries for the therapeutics arm of the medical student and Pharmcology Dept. curriculum.
Curtis Collins received his MS in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from Ohio State in ’02. He was named the 2013 Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Pharmacist of the Year at the group’s annual meeting last month. He specializes in infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. Collins was recognized for his ongoing dedication to patients as well as his outstanding service and commitment to the profession. He was recently named a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and has been very active within ASHP including service on the Council of Pharmacy Practice and the Council on Therapeutics.
Michele Balint Brammer ’85, was recently nominated by the board to the AMCP OH/KY Affiliate Chapter as Chairperson of Communication & Membership Committee. If anyone is a member of AMCP in OH and KY, they are already a member of the OH/KY AMCP affiliate. Membership allows you to attend quality educational programs, CE, and to support the growing managed care community in KY and OH. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Edward T. Kelly III, Ph.D., 68, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1974. Upon graduation from OSU, Ed taught for 28 years at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. Upon retirement, he was made Associate Professor Emeritus at UConn. Ed was the first department chair of Pharmacy Practice and served as faculty advisor to the Kappa Psi Fraternity, UConn Chapter. He published various research articles and book chapters in his field of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management.
Guy DiPasqua ’78, relocated to the Seattle, WA area in 2012, taking on the role of VP Pharmacy for Haggen Food & Pharmacy. He is loving the Pacific Northwest, Board Member of the Greater Seattle Alumni Club, and now a Seahawks fan to go along with his never-ending love for the Browns! One of these days! His daughter, Jess, moved with them, met a great guy and will be married in May 2014, so a great move all around! His wife Debra is awesome as usual! He sends an invitation to come visit!