This award recognizes an alumnus whose lifetime contributions have been truly extraordinary with lasting benefits to the profession.
Michele Weizer, Pharm.D., received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UF in 1990 and then completed an ASHP-accredited residency at UF Health Shands Hospital. She is the pharmacy automation manager at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida. Specialty board-certified, she has held many leadership positions in pharmacy organizations. Weizer, serves as an adjunct associate professor at UF and holds faculty appointments at all of the Florida pharmacy colleges. She is a member of the Florida Board of Pharmacy and served as chair in 2010. A past president of the Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists, she received its Pharmacist of the Year award. She has chaired the Educational Affairs and Workforce Development Council for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She has been an active member of the Florida Pharmacy Council, and served on the continuing education committee for the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 11 years. A member of the college’s National Advisory Board for more than 12 years, Weizer also served a term as its chair. She has received the college’s Working Professional Pharm.D. program’s Faculty Service Award for outstanding contributions and the college’s Distinguished Pharmacy Service Alumna Award. She also has received Preceptor of the Year recognitions from Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and the University of Florida colleges of pharmacy.