Note: This press release originally appeared on the American Pharmacists Association website.
For Immediate Release
Washington, D.C. – Lucinda L. Maine, Ph.D., FAPhA, of Arlington, Va., is the recipient of the 2019 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and is the profession’s highest recognition. Maine is Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She was selected in recognition of her decades of excellence as a leader on the national and global levels, as a role model and mentor, and in providing a strategic approach to fulfill a vision for pharmacy and pharmacy education that has resulted in better patient care and better health for the world. She has led the nation’s colleges of pharmacy to create education that supports that vision.
The Remington Honor Medal, named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington, was established in 1918 to recognize distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy during the preceding years, culminating in the past year or during a long period of outstanding activity or fruitful achievement. Maine will be officially recognized during the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Seattle, March 22–25, 2019. The APhA awards and honors program is the most comprehensive recognition program in the profession of pharmacy.
Dr. Maine “strives to do and achieve what is ultimately right for the profession of pharmacy, and right for the patients served through the profession.”