Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award

The Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award is presented annually to young pharmacists, across the United States. This award recognizes individual excellence and outstanding contribution to pharmacy associations and communities. Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company proudly sponsors this award, while each state pharmacy association selects the recipient for each year.  The criteria to be selected for this award is as follows:

  • Obtained a Degree in Pharmacy within the last ten years  (2010 graduation date or later)
  • Must be a licensed Pharmacist within the state selected and be in good standing to practice
  • Must be a current member of the state association with active participation
  • Must participate in national pharmacy associations, professional programs, and/or community service

2020 Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award Recipients

  • Montana Pharmacy Association - Sonja Clauson, Pharm.D.
  • Alaska Pharmacists Association - Michelle Locke, PharmD
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society - Kelsey E. McNeil, PharmD, BCACP
  • Maryland Pharmacists Association - Ashlee Mattingly, PharmD, BCPS
  • Mississippi Pharmacists Association - Brian E. Hubbard, Pharm.D., MBA
  • Tennessee Pharmacists Association - Chelsea P. Renfro, PharmD
  • Florida Pharmacy Association - Jeffry Consaul, PharmD
  • Texas Pharmacy Association - Jessica Wooster, PharmD, BCACP
  • Louisiana Pharmacists Association - Britney Dyer Hill, PharmD, MBA
  • Virginia Pharmacists Association - Margaret Landis, PharmD
  • Nebraska Pharmacists Association - Drew Prescott, PharmD
  • Arkansas Pharmacists Association - Victoria Hennessey, Pharm
  • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin - Noah J. Franz, PharmD
  • Ohio Pharmacists Association - Lauren Castle, PharmD, M.S.
  • Alabama Pharmacy Association - Jeremy Smith, PharmD
  • Delaware Pharmacists Society - Melissa A. Urian, PharmD
  • Iowa Pharmacy Association - Pamela Wiltfang, PharmD, MPH, BA, CHES
  • Georgia Pharmacy Association - Austin Tull, PharmD, BCPP
  • New Mexico Pharmacists Association - BriAnna Lewis, PharmD
  • Connecticut Pharmacists Association - David Gardner, PharmD
  • Illinois Pharmacists Association - Luis Alexander Solano, PharmD, MPA
  • Missouri Pharmacy Association - Jason A. Wang, PharmD
  • South Dakota Pharmacists Association - Josh Ohrtman, PharmD
  • Kansas Pharmacists Association - Nick Schulte, PharmD
  • Minnesota Pharmacists Association - Rebecca Pickler, PharmD
  • Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association - Daniel Ventricelli, PharmD, MPH
  • Arizona Pharmacy Association - Yalena Gapchenko, PharmD
  • Rhode Island Pharmacists Association - Anthony P. Harrison, III, PharmD, BCPS
  • New Jersey Pharmacists Association - Andrew W. Mina, PharmD, BCCCP
  • Oregon State Pharmacy Association - Alison Sigler, PharmD, BCPS. BCACP
  • Hawaii Pharmacists Association - Jarred Prudencio, PharmD
  • Vermont Pharmacists Association - Melanie B. McAtee, PharmD, BCGP
  • Utah Pharmacy Association - Justin R. Livingston, PharmD, MS
  • Washington State Pharmacy Association - Andrew K. Heinz, Pharm.D.
  • Wyoming Pharmacy Association - Keith Bennett, PharmD
  • Washington, DC Pharmaceutical Association - Jasmine Inman, PharmD, RPh
  • Kentucky Pharmacists Association - Kyle Bryan, PharmD
  • Indiana Pharmacists Association - Tyler Madere, Pharm.D.
  • Maine Pharmacy Association - Heather Stewart, PharmD
  • North Carolina Association of Pharmacists - Courtney Louise Bradley, PharmD
  • North Dakota Pharmacists Association - Daniel Duletski, Pharm.D.