The Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award

Published: September 12th, 2014

Category: Honors and Awards

The Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award is the UF College of Pharmacy’s most prestigious award. This award is intended for graduates whose lifetime accomplishments have truly been extraordinary. The recipient shall have earned state and national recognition for their achievements.

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 2016 Distinction

Dr. Mike McKenzieMichael W. McKenzie, Ph.D.

2016 Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award Recipient

Michael W. McKenzie, ’72, professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, was honored with the 2016 University of Florida College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus Award during the spring commencement ceremony. The award is presented each year to an alumnus who has made significant contributions to the pharmacy profession.

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 Past Distinctions

  • 2015: Mark Hobbs ’81

  • 2014: Indra Reddy ’89

  • 2013: Michele Weizer ’90

  • 2012: Michael Mone ’81

  • 2011: Robert Crisafi ’56

  • 2010: Karen Rascati ’79

  • 2009: Carl Allison ’76

  • 2008: Mitchel Rothholz ’84

  • 2007: Ed Hamilton ’75, ’00

  • 2006: Allen Spiegel ’57

  • 2005: Ronald Stewart ’61

  • 2004: Ravi Chandran ’86

  • 2003: Robert Bell ’69

  • 2002: Debbie DeSantis ’82

  • 2001: John Taylor ’72

  • 2000: Dennis Morrison ’63

  • 1999: Michael Stamitoles ’68

  • 1998: John Murphy ’76, ’79

  • 1997: Harold O’Steen ’53 and Howard O’Steen ’53

  • 1996: Louis Magid ’31

  • 1995: Howard Mossberg ’54, ’58

  • 1994: Ronald Brenner ’57, ’59

  • 1993: Gerald Yakatan ’71

  • 1992: George Browning ’53

  • 1991: Howard Schaeffer ’55

  • 1990: William Hale ’52

  • 1989: Everett Kelly ’60

  • 1988: Gilbert Weise, Sr. ’60

  • 1987: James Powers ’53

  • 1986: Frank Duckworth ’48