Past Outstanding Pharmacy Buyer of the Year Awards

Results for 2017

1st Place:  

Maureen Christoph
Pharmacy Inventory Control Specialist
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Sarasota, Florida

Received $1,000 Award for Education/Travel

2nd Place:

Karen Berry, BS
Senior Pharmacy Buyer
Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, California

Received $500 Award for Education/Travel

3rd Place:

April Friedlander, CPhT
Pharmacy Buyer
Redmond Regional Medical Center
Rome, Georgia

Received $200 Award for Education/Travel

Nominees for 2017 Outstanding Buyer Award

Christine Adkison, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer & Lead Technician, Island Hospital, Anacortes, Washington

David Allen, RPT, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida

Antonette Armijo, CPhT – Pharmacy Purchasing Tech, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Rodney Elliott, CPhT – Pharmacy Purchasing Agent/Technology Coord., Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Tara Hughes, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer/Technician, Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Hospital, Dansville, New York

Kelli Pardee, CPhT – Pharmacy Purchasing Specialist, Memorial Health Care, Owosso, Michigan

Karenina Russell – Pharmacy Buyer, Sharp Coronado Hospital, Coronado, California

Jim Thomas, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, Nebraska

Kerry Young – Pharmacy Buyer, Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

Results for 2016

1st Place:  

Pamela Kindall
Pharmacy Purchasing Specialist

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
Harrison, Arkansas

Received $1,000 Award for Education/Travel

2nd Place:

Linda K. Nelson
Corporate Pharmacy Buyer

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Tampa, Florida

Received $500 Award for Education/Travel

3rd Place:

Bell Hoy, CPhT
Pharmacy Purchasing Manager

The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

Received $200 Award for Education/Travel

Nominees for 2016 Outstanding Buyer Award

Christine Adkison, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer & Lead Technician, Island Hospital, Anacortes, Washington

Patrick Gallagher, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer/Technician, Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), Santa Monica, California

Regena Millis – Pharmacy Purchaser, Cullman Regional Medical Center (CRMC), Cullman, Alabama

Results for 2015

1st Place:

Kristi Bernal, CphT
Inpatient Pharmacy Buyer

Parker Adventist Hospital
Parker, Colorado

Awarded $1,000 for Education/Travel

2nd Place:

Christine Muzquiz, CPhT, RPhT
Pharmacy Buyer
Arlington Memorial Hospital
Arlington, Texas

Awarded $500 for Education/Travel

3rd Place:

Brett Carpenter, CMRP, CPhT
Senior Pharmacy Buyer
York Hospital- Wellspan Health
York, Pennsylvania

Awarded $200 for Education/Travel

Nominees for 2015 Outstanding Buyer Award

Mark Anaya, CPhT – Pharmacy Systems Analyst, San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center, Alamosa, CO

Sandra Avery, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer/Supply Coordinator, Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern, NC

Megan Faust, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Saint Francis Hospital, Wilmington, DE

April Friedlander Floyd, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Redmond Regional Medical Center, Rome, GA

Whitney Grover, RPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, CA

Rakesh KhandelwelSenior Pharmacy Procurement Coordinator, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Jody Meling, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Walla Walla General Hospital, Walla Walla, WA

Jim Thomas, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, NE

Results for 2014

1st Place:

Michael Urbati, CPhT
Inventory Integrity Manager

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

 Awarded $1,000 for Education/Travel

2nd Place:

Susan Hamilton
Pharmacy Purchasing Officer IV

University of Illinois Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Awarded $500 for Education/Travel

3rd Place:

Kathleen St. Clair, CPhT
Pharmacy Buyer

Columbus Regional Hospital
Columbus, Indiana

Awarded  $200 for Education/Travel

Nominees for 2014 Outstanding Buyer Award

Rebecca Brewer, CPhT  Pharmacy Purchaser, Naval Health Clinic, Charleston, Goose Creek, SC

Diana Dorgan, CPhT – Inventory Control Coordinator, Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Zinaida Kapustin, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO

Nancy Pearson, CPhT – Pharmacy Purchasing Agent, Mercy Medical Center, Redding, CA

Dana Ryan, CPhT, Pharmacy Buyer, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA

Ambrea Sandlin, CPhT  Pharmacy Buyer, Mercy Hospital, Ada, OK

Regina Smith, CPhT Pharmacy Buyer/Technician, WellStar Windy Hill Hospital , Marietta, GA

Jim Thomas, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, NE

Kimberly Whiteleather, CPhT  – Pharmacy Buyer, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Glendale Heights, IL

Kerry Young  – Pharmacy Buyer/Inventory Manager, Specialists Hospital, Shreveport, LA

Results for 2013

1st Place:

Theresa Gunderson
Pharmacy Purchasing Inventory Manager

Mercy Hospital
Springfield, Missouri

Awarded $1,000 for Education/Travel

2nd Place:

Cathy Orlando, CPhT
Pharmacy Purchasing Specialist

Memorial Hospital/Univ. of Colorado Health
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Awarded $500 for Education/Travel

3rd Place:

Rakesh Khandelwal
Senior Procurement Coordinator

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C.

Awarded $200 for Education/Travel

Nominees for 2013 Outstanding Buyer Award

Edward “Mooler” Mookie, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, San Joaquin Community Hospital, Bakersfield, California

Krista Reyes, LPN – Drug Room Supervisor, Memorial Hospital & Physician Group, Frederick, Oklahoma

Brooke Richards, CPhT – Pharmacy Buyer, Goodall Hospital, Sanford, Maine

Diana Webster  Pharmacy Buyer, Centegra Hospital, Woodstock, Illinois

Kerry Young – Pharmacy Buyer/Manager, Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

Penny Davis, CPhT, CPA – Pharmacy Coordinator, Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas

Peggy Harville, CPhT – Inventory Specialist/340-B Specialist, Saint Joseph-London Hospital, London, Kentucky

Deidre Jones, CPhT – Pharmacy Purchasing Tech, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman, Montana

Lori Welsh Pharmacy Buyer Liaison, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), Englewood, Colorado