Campbell wins student pharmacist of the year award

Hilary Campbell, UCSF student pharmacist, has been named the 2011 Student Pharmacist of the Year by the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) at its annual meeting, held February 2011 in Palm Springs, California. The award goes to a member of CPhA's student chapter who has demonstrated exceptional involvement in professional activities and community projects.

Among her credentials, Campbell has been active in CPhA leadership roles, as a teaching assistant and advisor at UCSF, and as a coordinator for new student pharmacist volunteers to UCSF's Partners in D peer education program on the Medicare Part D benefit. “Hilary's commitment, leadership, activism, advocacy, volunteer spirit, enthusiasm, involvement, experience, professionalism, personal caring, and collaborative style make her deserving of this honor,” said Glenn Yokoyama, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member.

About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.