pharmacist of the year

Recognizing Excellence

PCCA’s M. George Webber Pharmacist of the Year award is presented annually to an independent compounding pharmacist who has demonstrated service excellence to patients, health care providers and pharmacy colleagues. The individual who receives this award epitomizes our commitment as pharmacists to meeting patient needs and upholding the highest quality and ethical standards.

The PCCA Pharmacist of the Year is an ambassador for compounding pharmacy, as he/she engages in:

  • Safety and compounding best practices employed according to USP <795> and <797> standards
  • The highest ethical standards
  • Involvement with their state pharmacy association, state board of pharmacy, and other pharmacy organizations
  • Continued learning, including participating in PCCA education events
  • Innovations in the field
  • Positive physician and patient relationships, as well as community relationships
  • Networking with PCCA member colleagues

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M. George Webber, PhD

The late Dr. Webber, for whom the award is named, was a longtime professor with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and was instrumental in the formation of PCCA in 1981. Dr. Webber shared his expertise and love for compounding with his colleagues and students for more than 40 years. As our original consultant, PCCA’s Clinical Services department is named in his honor.

M. George Webber, PhD

The late Dr. Webber, for whom the award is named, was a longtime professor with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and was instrumental in the formation of PCCA in 1981. Dr. Webber shared his expertise and love for compounding with his colleagues and students for more than 40 years. As our original consultant, PCCA’s Clinical Services department is named in his honor.

PCCA Pharmacists of the Year

1987 – Charlie Armstrong, RPh; 1988 – Newton King, RPh; 1989 – Mark Binkley, DPh; 1990 – Bruce Ruckenbrod, RPh; 1991 – Gary Lee, RPh; 1992 – Bob Scarbrough, RPh; 1993 – Marty Jones, RPh; 1994 – George Roentsch, RPh; 1995 – Evelyn Timmons, RPh; 1996 – Robert Boudreaux, RPh & Jerry Boudreaux, RPh; 1997 – Robert Horwitz, PharmD; 1998 – Dick Holm, RPh; 1999 – Peter Ford, BScPharm, PharmD; 2000 – John Preckshot, RPh, CCN; 2001 – Joe Wise Jr., RPh; 2002 – Eric Everett, BScPharm, CCN; 2003 – Tom Marks, RPh; 2004 – Pat Downing, RPh; 2005 – Ray Moreno, RPh; 2006 – Michael Leake, RPh; 2007 – John Herr, RPh; 2008 – Diane Boomsma, PharmD; 2009 – Eddie Glover, PD; 2010 – Jeff Carson, RPh; 2011 – Eric Vidrine, PD; 2012 – Gary McCrory, RPh, CCN; 2013 – Matt Buderer, RPh; 2014 – Saad Dinno, RPh, FAPC, FACA; 2015 – Michael Collins, RPh, FAPC; 2016 – Kelly Selby, RPh, FAPC; 2017 – Jim Hrncir, RPh; 2018 – Cheri Kraemer, RPh; 2019 – Jasper Lovoi, III, PharmD, RPh; 2020 – Gopesh Patel, RPh