Distinguished Alumni Award

About the award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented annually to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the theory and practice of pharmacy or have demonstrated major accomplishments in a professional pharmacy practice, or in pharmaceutical research and development.   

Awardees have managed or directed organizations that have made noteworthy national or international contributions to the pharmacy profession. They have contributed truly exceptional service to their community, the college, the profession, or the public.

The individual must be a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

To nominate an individual for this award, please follow this link. To be considered for the 2016 Distinguished, Honorary, or Genesis Alumni Awards, your nominations must be submitted by March 30, 2016.

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients, 1998-2015

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

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Terrence Dahl, ’83 PhD, is Vice President, Commercial Manufacturing and Packaging/Labeling, at Gilead Sciences. He leads a team in Foster City, CA that is responsible for overseeing the contract manufacturing activities throughout Europe, North America, and Australia. Dr. Erb received his PhD in Pharmaceutics from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 1984 and his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut College of Pharmacy in 1979.

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Miekeleen Hart, ’79 BSPh, the founder and CEO of MDK Consulting LLC, which provides strategy development and implementation consulting services to health care companies considering or executing new commercial models. Prior to founding MDK Consulting LLC, Ms. Koerth worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 26 years with Eli Lilly and Company and Merck and Company Inc.