2019 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
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Annually, CSHP accepts nominations for the following prestigious awards:
CSHP Awards and 2018 Award Winners
Michael Culligan Wins 2018 Paul G. Pierpaoli Awar
Michael Culligan, honored at the Catch the Wave Awards Luncheon, is the 2018 Paul G. Pierpaoli Award recipient. The Paul G. Pierpaoli Award is given annually to a CSHP member of the highest integrity who best exemplifies the profession of pharmacy through the development of high standards and significant long-term contributions to pharmacy practice in Connecticut.
Mike is a 1993 graduate of UConn and has worked as a clinical pharmacist in several states before returning to CT. He has been the Director of Pharmacy at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center since 2000.
Mike has always been a champion of patient safety and helped to implement several key safety initiatives including CPOE, bedside barcode administration, smart-pump technology, automated dispensing, and IV automation. Thanks to Mike’s leadership, his organization has been able to be an early adopter of these technologies.
Mike has been an active contributor and leader on many of hospital committees with a focus of enhancing quality of patient care (P&T Committee, VTE management, Opioid stewardship). He has assisted in the expansion of Clinical Pharmacy services into the Emergency room, Operating rooms, ambulatory care, and to include antimicrobial stewardship. He also serves as a preceptor for the PGY1 Pharmacy Management/Leadership rotation.
It’s Mike’s passion for patient safety that has guided his significant contributions to pharmacy practice and development of high standards that helped elevate our pharmacy practice in CT.
William "Billy" Nolan Honored as 2018 Pharmacist of the Year
The Pharmacist of the Year Award is given annually to a CSHP member of the highest integrity who best exemplifies the profession of pharmacy through their cooperation with the entire health care team, service to the profession of pharmacy and service to the community.
Lori Lee Accepts the 2018 Meritorious Team Achievement Award on Behalf of YNHH
The CSHP Meritorious Team Achievement Award is given annually to a team of pharmacy professionals (with an active CSHP member) who has contributed to the enhancement of patient care by 1) initiating an innovative pharmacy service or 2) helping people achieve optimal health outcomes.
2018 Student Award Winners
Sagune Sakya, PharmD, has been named the 2018
CSHP-UConn Student Award winner.
Sarah McLarty, PharmD, has been named the 2018
CSHP-USJ Student Award winner
Since 1948, the Connecticut Society of Health-System Pharmacists has represented the professional interests and provided professional development for CT pharmacists, educators and pharmacists in training.