Tim Stratton To Receive Weaver Medal
January 21, 2016
This distinguished award recognizes service to education, the profession, research and the community
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Tim Stratton, PhD, professor and senior associate to the dean for assessment and accreditation at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2015 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal recipient. The award is given annually to someone who supports the college and its students through service to education, the profession, research and the community.
A faculty member since 2004, Stratton was recognized for providing outstanding and sustained contributions to the college and its students, communities in Greater Minnesota and underserved populations.
Below are excerpts from his award nominations:
"What makes Dr. Stratton an amazing mentor is his willingness to give of his time, knowledge and resources to help students become the best patient care providers they can be. His legacy of teaching, research and service will remain far-reaching. Dr. Stratton has demonstrated that great accomplishments can be made by being vocal about the causes that an individual finds passion for, whether this is by serving the underserved or demanding high attainment standards for the profession, be it pharmacy students, graduate students, current pharmacists or academic professionals.”
“Tim is committed to teaching the next generation of pharmacists and social scientists. His willingness to give of his time, knowledge and insight to students and colleagues is truly amazing.”
“Tim’s work coordinating the HOPE clinic over the years has shown his drive to collaborate with other health professionals and push the students and faculty involved to strive for the same. His knowledge and confidence in the classroom encourages respect as an expert in many areas of pharmacy, while his empathy and ability to relate with students also makes him one of the most approachable faculty members I have ever met.”
“Tim is the pillar of the Duluth campus of the College of Pharmacy through his mentoring, sharing his experience, supporting others and building community.”