Daniel E. Buffington
This award is presented each year to a non-alumnus who has made significant contributions to the UF College of Pharmacy and to the pharmacy profession.
A faculty at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and Pharmacy, Daniel Buffington, Pharm.D., MBA, studied biology and biochemistry at USF, and earned a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University. He also completed a residency and clinical pharmacology fellowship at Emory University. As a clinical pharmacology specialist, he provides medication therapy management consulting, serves as a principal investigator for Phase II and III clinical trials, and manages a national drug information service that provides clinical support for medical practices, health systems and health plans. His consultant service helps patients taking chronic or high-risk medications achieve improved health outcomes and patient safety, and includes forensic pharmacology that supports medical examiners, law enforcement and attorneys. He is on the board of trustees of the American Pharmacists Association and represents pharmacists on the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology panel.