John Bailey receives distinguished alumnus award

John Bailey of Camarillo, Calif., a 1954 alumnus of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, received the Jack R. Cole, PhD, Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2011 from the UA College of Pharmacy Nov. 4.

Bailey’s career has been distinguished with a sense of community welfare and social responsibility. As a pharmacist owner, Bailey was one of the first to computerize his patient profile systems and was the first in his county to offer innovative services such as hypertension awareness and screening programs to his customers.

For the past 15 years Bailey has given one day each week to the Salvation Army Medical Clinic in Oxnard, working as a volunteer pharmacist.

The Cole Award recognizes alumni from the College of Pharmacy whose professional achievements have brought honor to the college.