Dong honored as 2016 PPSI/Stan Hartman Distinguished Person of the Year

Betty J. Dong, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, AAHIVP, FAPhA, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the UCSF School of Pharmacy, has been honored with the 2016 PPSI/Stan Hartman Distinguished Person of the Year Award by Pharmacists Planning Service, Inc. PPSI recognized Dong for her commitment to the profession of pharmacy as “an agent of change, educator, clinician, leader, policymaker, and community activist.” Dong also has been recognized as Pharmacist of the Year by the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Dong was elected Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow from the National Association of Practitioners, and Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She received the Clinical Practice Award from the ACCP and has been named a Distinguished Alumna by the UCSF School of Pharmacy Alumni Association.

Drug Topics recently spoke with Dong about her achievements as a clinician, researcher, and professor.

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