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Lucinda L. Maine, RPh, PhD, FAPhA, the executive vice president and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, was given the 2019 Remington Honor Medal at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in late March.
The Remington award, named for community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington, recognizes distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy, either culminating in the past year or over a long period of outstanding activity or fruitful achievement.
Maine, a resident of Arlington, VA, was recognized for her decades of excellence as a pharmacy leader on both national and global levels, for her work as a role model and mentor, and for creating strategic approaches to fulfill a vision for pharmacy and pharmacy education.
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Maine received her pharmacy degree form Auburn University, and her PhD from the University of Minnesota. She served as the senior vice president for Policy, Planning, and Communication and in other roles at the APhA from 1992 to 2002. From 1986 to 2001, Main served as the interim dean and associate dean for Student/Alumni Affairs and Director of Professional Relations and Assistant Professor at Samford University School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, AL.
This award follows a string of recognition for Maine, including being named a Fellow of APhA in 2003, receiving the APhA Academy of Students of Pharmacy Linwood F. Tice Award in 2004, the APhA Foundation Jake Miller Award in 2009, and the APhA Franke Mentorship Award in 2018.