Dr. Lucinda L. Maine of Pharmacists for Healthier Lives to Receive Pharmacy Profession's Highest Honor
ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacists for Healthier Lives (PfHL) – a coalition of pharmacy organizations seeking to raise consumer awareness of the full-range of essential healthcare services pharmacists provide each day – congratulates PfHL founding member Dr. Lucinda L. Maine on receiving the American Pharmacists Association's (APhA) 2019 Remington Honor Medal, considered the pharmacy profession's most prestigious award.
Dr. Maine, who serves as the executive vice president and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, will be recognized on Saturday, March 23 at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Seattle.
The APhA cited Dr. Maine's lifelong dedication to advancing the pharmacy profession and improving the lives of those the profession serves as embodying the spirit of the Remington Honor Medal and it is these same values that are at the core of PfHL's mission.
"I have known every Remington Medalist since 1977, and I'm blessed to be joining their ranks and continuing to work with many of them to advance the profession we love," said Dr. Maine. "The pharmacy profession attracts some of the world's most compassionate and dedicated healthcare professionals, and I see it as our calling to provide our patients with the best advice and care possible to truly make a difference in their lives."
The Remington Honor Medal is named after noted community pharmacist Joseph P. Remington in 1918 to recognize distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy in the past year or during a lifetime of outstanding achievement.
For more information about the PfHL campaign, visit www.PharmacistsForHealthierLives.org.
Pharmacists for Healthier Lives (PfHL) is a national awareness initiative aimed at highlighting the important role pharmacists play in helping people live their healthiest lives. Our goal is to educate the public about the variety of services pharmacists perform and the rigorous training they undertake to achieve the PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degree, and to raise the profile of pharmacy as an essential healthcare profession.
Stephanie Saunders Fouch – AACP
Dan Sweet – RP3 Agency
SOURCE Pharmacists for Healthier Lives