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Tenn. (September 27, 2006) -- David A. Shepard, PharmD, and Emmett Manley,
Jr., PhD, will receive top honors from the University of Tennessee Health
Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy Alumni Association at its 2006 Alumni Awards and Reunion Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at noon on Friday,
September 29, at the Memphis Marriott East. Dr. Shepard of
David A. Shepard, PharmD
Service Award is presented annually to a person or organization for outstanding
service to the profession of pharmacy and the College. A pharmacist by trade, Dr. Shepard’s impact on
pharmacy and health care in
Dr. Shepard and
fellow pharmacist, Senator Randy McNally (UTHSC ’69) of
UTHSC Dean Dick Gourley, College of Pharmacy, stated, “Whether he is managing the medication therapy of a single patient, mentoring students or involved with other government leaders in Nashville, David is an outstanding pharmacist and patient advocate. Tennesseans and the pharmacy profession have benefited significantly from David’s talent for many years. We are proud to present him the Distinguished Service to Pharmacy Award as a small token of our appreciation and admiration.”
After receiving his
BS and PharmD degrees from the UT College of Pharmacy in 1974 and 1975,
respectively, Dr. Shepard served as clinical pharmacist at the VA Medical
Emmett Manley, Jr., PhD
Dr. Manley will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award, which recognizes a member of the profession of pharmacy who has distinguished himself/herself in the areas of: Community service, leadership in local, state or national health or non-health related organizations; teaching or research activities, or service to the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.
Earlier in his career, he served as course director for all pharmacology courses offered to pharmacy students. In 1975, Dr. Manley moved to the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine where he accepted positions as pharmacology chairman and academic associate dean
Outside the scientific world, Dr. Manley has been actively involved in financial planning and investing for more than 40 years. Since the early 1980s he has presented numerous financial programs to medical and pharmacy groups and continues to work with many health professionals as a personal finance educator.
Prior to attending the UT College of Pharmacy, Dr. Manley
career at the UT Health Science Center, Dr. Manley has been instrumental in
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission of education, research, patient care and community service, all in support of a single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate training opportunities, the main campus, which includes six colleges, is located in Memphis. UTHSC has additional College of Medicine campus locations in Knoxville and Chattanooga. For more information, visit www.uthsc.edu.
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