Pharmacy Alumni Society Mentor of the Year Award

Sarah McIntoshSarah McIntosh

HealthEast pharmacist Sarah McIntosh was called a wonderful mentor by her nominator, Mina Vang. According to her, “She answered all of my questions, gave me a number of resources to look into, and offered to be a valuable resource for me…. I am very grateful to Sarah and feel that she should be recognized for the support of this program, as well as her genuine interest in me as a student.”

David Lommel

According to his nominator, Anthony Culbertson, Essentia Health pharmacist David Lommel could not have been more willing to share his ideas, experiences, and knowledge all while being extremely flexible. He stated, “Saying that my experience with Dr. Lommel was great is an understatement.” He added that, “the highlight is that he goes above and beyond the criteria that qualify him for Mentor of the Year.” 


About the Award

The Mentor of the Year is an individual who has shown support of the mentoring program and its goals; has demonstrated a genuine interest in mentoring students; is willing to spend time in mentoring students; and has created a positive mentoring experience for students. The award is sponsored by the Pharmacy Alumni Society.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2018: Jeff Shapiro
  • 2018: Mark Edwards
  • Tim Affeldt
  • Joel Amundson
  • Ben Anderson
  • Tracy Anderson-Haag
  • Elliot Ballance
  • Steve Bealka
  • Eric Bergquist
  • Carla Brink
  • Rod Carter
  • Marilyn Eelkema
  • Tiffany Elton
  • Anne Gerdes
  • Audrey Imberg
  • Chris Jolowsky
  • Fadoua Kushner
  • William Larson
  • Corey Leinum
  • Gina Lemke
  • Darlette Luke
  • Joe Meese
  • Kelly Moritz
  • Michele Okposo
  • John Pastor
  • Amy Paver
  • Kenrea Perell
  • Gary Raines
  • Scott Setzepfandt
  • Kelly Sioris
  • Dick Spehar
  • Dan Tomaszewski
  • Ann Yapel