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UF Graduate Named Pharmacist of the Year

Saturday, July 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Jackson

Alachua County Pharmacist Named

Pharmacist of the Year

Paul Ackerman Receives the
James H. Beal Award
    Paul Ackerman

ORLANDO FLORIDA (JULY 15, 2017) - The Florida Pharmacy Association is pleased to announce that Gainesville, Florida pharmacist Paul Ackerman has been named "Pharmacist of the Year".   Ackerman attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.

He is a member of the Dean's Leadership Council for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida and a member of the UF Academy of Excellence.  Though he is retired now, Paul's primary practice was in community pharmacy having been on the team at Walgreens for 27 years.

He is a past president of the Florida Pharmacy Association serving the years 1997 - 1998.


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