Awards

Celebrating Teaching

The faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy have a long and rich history of teaching excellence and innovation.  Our faculty have been honored with College Teaching Awards University Teaching Awards and National Teaching Awards.

National Teaching Awards

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Excellence in Assessment Award

2012: Program Level Assessment of Lifelong Learning Skill Development through Informed Planning and Ongoing Improvements in a Continuing Professional Development Portfolio Process
Lead: Dr. Kristin Janke

innovation awardAmerican Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations in Teaching
University of Minnesota Award Recipients

Since its start in 1993, teams from the University of Minnesota have received the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award six (6) times.

2015: When Drug Literature Evaluation Isn’t Enough: Implementing a Longitudinal Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Sequence with a First-Year Milestone EBM Assessment
Lead: Dr. Shannon Reidt

2010: Defining a Learning Process for Strengths Education in Pharmacy: An Eight Year Journey
Lead: Dr. Kristin Janke, Article

2006: An Internet-Based Medical Chart for Documentation and Evaluation of Students' Simulated Patient Care Activities: Initial Development and Integration into the Curriculum
Lead: Dr. Michael Brown, Article 

2005: Interprofessional Standardized Patient Experiences
Lead: Dr. Sarah Westberg, Article 

2002: EPhECT - A Longitudinal Service Learning Experience
Lead: Dr. Michael Brown, Article

2000: Use of Real Patients with Asthma within a Pathophysiology and Therapeutics Course: Longitudinal Pharmaceutical Care Experience.
Lead: Dr. Mary Beth O’Connell

1999: Use of a Student-Driven, University-Based Pharmaceutical Care Clinic to Define the Highest Standards for Patient Care.
Lead: Dr. Brian Isetts, Article

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Section/SIG Recognitions and Awards

2017 Experiential Education Section Award of Excellence in Experiential Education

2017 Social and Administrative Sciences Section Best Publication Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Article: A Modified Delphi Process to Define Assessment Competencies for Assessment Leads Supporting a Doctor of Pharmacy Program
Dr. Kristin Janke (U MN), Dr. Katherine Kelley (OSU), Dr. Burgunda Sweet (U MI) and Dr. Sarah Kuba (U WI)

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

2010: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing excellence in education in the technologies related to pharmaceuticals
Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan

University of Minnesota Teaching Awards

University of Minnesota Award for Outstanding Contributions to Post-baccalaureate, Professional, and Graduate Education

2012-13 Ronald Hadsall, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
2009-10 Rory P. Remmel, PhD, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
2008-09 Jon C. Schommer, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
2007-08 Richard C. Brundage, PhD, Department of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology
2004-05 Raj G. Suryanarayanan, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutics
2002-03 Donald L. Uden, PharmD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems

University of Minnesota Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
1965-66 – 1997-98

1991-92 Raj G. Suryanarayanan, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutics
1990-91 Nina M. Graves, PharmD, Department of Pharmacy Practice
1988-89 Cheryl L. Zimmerman, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutics
1985-86 Ronald J. Sawchuk, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutics
1984-85 Mahmoud M. Abdel-Monem, PhD, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
1980-81 James C. Cloyd, PharmD, Department of Pharmacy Practice
1978-79 Patrick E. Hanna, PhD, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
1976-77 James G. Henkel
1968-69 John D. McRae

University Academic Health Center’s Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

2015 Amy L. Pittenger, PharmD, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
2011 Kristin K. Janke, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
2008 Michael C. Brown, PharmD, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems