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Student Awards

Earn recognition for your hard work as a Doctor of Pharmacy student at the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy in Albuquerque. See what awards you might qualify for based on your skills, academic performance and leadership.

Outstanding PharmD Research Awards: Recognizes two outstanding PharmD student research projects (one in pharmaceutical sciences and one in pharmacy practice and administrative sciences). Research mentors nominate their students’ projects, and department faculty members choose the winner.

Joy H. Donelson Leadership Award for Women Students in Pharmacy: Awarded to graduating female students who have demonstrated high standards of leadership in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

New Mexico Society of Health System Pharmacy – Intern of the Year Award: Recognizes the hospital pharmacy intern who has contributed the most to the advancement of pharmacy practice in a New Mexico hospital during the past year.

New Mexico Pharmacists Association Award: Recognizes the graduating student who has demonstrated the highest proficiency in scholarship, clinical community pharmacy and involvement in student professional organizations throughout his or her time at the UNM College of Pharmacy.

Rho Chi Awards: Recognize academic excellence in the first three semesters of the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum.

H.E. Henry Award: Provided annually by the family of the late H.E. Henry to a graduating student based on scholarship, academic ability and promise in the field of pharmacy.

Merck & Company Award in Mechanisms of Drug Action: Provides a reference book to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry.

Merck & Company Award in Pharmaceutics: Awards a reference book to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in pharmaceutics.

Usphs Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award: Recognizes a student who has been involved in public health issues in his or her community and increases awareness of the U.S. Public Health Service and its mission to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our nation.

HSLIC William Troutman Award for Excellence in Information Retrieval, Analysis And Communication: Recognizes a graduating student who has shown the following throughout his or her academic career at the UNM College of Pharmacy:

  • Familiarity with a variety of information resources
  • Skill in using resources to retrieve information
  • Ability to critically evaluate information
  • Ability to integrate and communicate information in a professional environment

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Award: Goes to a graduating student who is in the top 25 percent of the graduating class academically and has demonstrated professionalism.

College of Pharmacy Patient Care Award: Recognizes students for excellent performance during pharmacy rotations. Recipients excel in areas of patient care, such as communication skills, counseling, drug utilization review, therapeutic drug monitoring, and drug regimen evaluation and recommendations.

Facts and Comparisons Award: Goes to the graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in clinical communication skills. This student is in the top 25 percent of the graduating class academically and has superior verbal and written communication skills.

College of Pharmacy Communications Award: Recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated effective pharmacist/patient communication abilities and achievements.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Outstanding Student Award: Awarded to a graduating student who has excelled in the study of pharmacy.

Natural Standards Research Collaborations Award: Recognizes multidisciplinary, evidence-based research practices and health care communications.

Eli Lilly Achievement Award: Awarded to a graduating student in recognition of scholastic and professional achievement, leadership ability and ethical conduct.

College of Pharmacy Scholastic Excellence Award: Goes to the graduating student with the highest GPA for the course of study in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum.