In Honor of

The college's awards carry the names of people who have long served the profession and UA COP.

The Jack R. Cole, PhD., Distinguished Alumnus Award

This award is named for Jack Cole, dean emeritus and professor at the college. Dean from 1977 to 1990, he twice was named acting provost of the University of Arizona in the late 1980s and served as UA senior vice president for academic affairs and provost from 1990 to 1992. After two years with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, he returned to our college as a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in 1994.

Recipients of the Award

1992 - Jack Cole, Graduated 1953, Stanley Goldenberg, Graduated 1968
1998 - Mark Pulido, Graduated 1976
2002 - Metta Lou Henderson, Graduated 1961, 1965, 1978
2006 - Robert Pittman, Graduated 1984
2007 - William Fritz, Graduated 1970, 1977; Mary Relling, Graduated 1982
2008 - Carl Trinca, Graduated 1970, 1974; Hal Wand, Graduated 1979
2009 - Edward Saba, Graduated 1957
2010 - Richard Wiedhopf, Graduated 1965, 1972
2011 - John Bailey, Graduated 1965
2012 - Nancy Alvarez, Graduated 1992
2013 - Michael & Kathryn Kalsman, Graduated (Michael) 1953
2014 - Richard Katz, Graduated 1970
2015 - Mary J. Ryan, Graduated 1974
2016 - Larry Schallock, Graduated 1968

 

The Findlay E. Russell, MD, PhD, Distinguished Citizen AwardFindlay Russell

Findlay Russell joined the faculty of the UA College of Pharmacy in 1981 after serving as professor of neurology, biology and physiology at the University of Southern California and director of the Laboratory of Neurological Research and Venom Poisoning Center at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. He received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Santa Barbara in 1989. Dr. Russell died in September 2011, a few days before his 92nd birthday.

Recipients of the Award

1992 - Alfred Mannino, Donald Dahlin
1998 - Findlay Russell
2002 - Albert Picchioni
2007 - A. Jay Gandolfi
2008 - George Cunningham
2009 - Mel and Enid Zuckerman
2010 - Mike and Elaine Jacobson
2011 - Bill Fink
2012 - Fred Paavola
2013 - Theodore Tong
2014 - James Kloster
2015 - Shaun Kirkpatrick
2016 - Samuel Yalkowsky

 

Rae & Danny JacobThe Danny and Rae Jacob Award for Pharmacy Practice

The grown children of 1952 College of Pharmacy alumnus Danny Jacob and his wife, Rae, established this award in honor of their parents, who owned and operated pharmacies in Tucson, held leadership positions in the state pharmacy organization and auxiliary and were known widely for their caring concern for patients and support of their employees. The first two recipients are faculty who teach* in the Jacob Pharmacy Practice Laboratory, also funded by the Jacob family.

Recipients of the Award

2007 - Richard Herrier
2008 - David Lee
2009 - Tom Reed and Dana Reed Kane
2010 - Sandra Leal
2011 - Tony Felix
2012 - Carol Rollins
2013 - Allen Lew
2014 - Renee Tyree
2015 - Sandra Brownstein
2016 - Nicholas Quaglietta

 

* Dr. Herrier retired in 2015.
 

 

Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: March 31, 2017
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