Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists (KSHP) hosted their Fall Meeting 2022 Oct. 6-7 at Louisville Marriott East. Several UofL Health pharmacists came home with well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to pharmacy practice in Kentucky. 

The Practice Advancement Initiative Award was awarded to UofL Health for the innovative collaboration between the Specialty Pharmacy and Cystic Fibrosis Clinic. This collaboration was recognized for their work creating and implementing a Collaborative Care Agreement and increasing patient access and adherence to medications through independent pharmacist prescribing.

New Practitioner of the Year Award went to Lindsey Nolan, PharmD, MPA, BCACP. This award recognizes an innovative new pharmacy practitioner who has made significant contributions to pharmacy practice in their first five years as a practitioner. Dr. Nolan serves as a clinical pharmacy specialist in the UofL Health – Specialty Pharmacy and Gastroenterology Clinic where she has contributed much to both practices since joining the UofL Health pharmacy team.

Melissa Robertson, PharmD, BCPS, was presented with the Residency Program Director of the Year Award. This award recognizes a residency program director who serves as a role model for residents and exemplifies leadership, creativity, and innovation throughout their program. Dr. Robertson was recognized by her peers for her exemplary service as the program director for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, a position she has held since 2009.

The PGY1 Resident of the Year Award was presented to Madeline Mitchell, PharmD. This award recognizes an individual PGY1 pharmacy resident for their contribution to the practice of pharmacy through contributions and improvements at their institution/practice site and throughout the state during the residency year. Dr. Mitchell was honored for her excellence as a 2021-22 PGY1 pharmacy resident and she is now completing a PGY2 internal medicine residency at UofL Health.

David Kaylor, PharmD, took home the PGY2 Resident of the Year Award. This award recognizes an individual PGY2 pharmacy resident for their contribution to the practice of pharmacy through contributions and improvements at their institution/practice site and throughout the state during their PGY2 residency year. Dr. Kaylor was honored for his impressive accomplishments during his PGY2 year including research, publication, patient care, leadership and practice advancement.

We are so proud of all these award winners and their many accomplishments!

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