William K. Fleming, R.Ph., Pharm.D., Class of 1993, Vice President, Pharmacy and Clinical Integration for Humana Inc., in Louisville, has been appointed to serve as co-chair of the Reporting and Data Aggregation Workgroup for the national Pharmacy Quality Alliance. In this role, he will help define how pharmacy quality is measured and reported in the ambulatory setting.
Dr. W. Gary Erwin, Pharmacy Class of 1981, was elected Sr. Vice President at Omnicare, Inc. in Covington, KY. Omnicare is the nation's leading provider of pharmaceutical care for the elderly.
James Wallace, Pharmacy Class of 1980, is the new VP of Sales and New Product Development for AmeriScript. Located in Stow, Ohio, the company also has a sales office in Louisville. AmeriScript is an independently owned and operated national pharmacy network.
David D. Allen, R.Ph., Ph.D., (B.S., 1985; Ph.D., 1993) has been appointed the founding dean of pharmacy and professor of pharmaceutical sciences and professor of physiology and pharmacology at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) effective January 2006.
Dr. Allen is currently associate dean for curricular affairs and associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (HSC) School of Pharmacy in Amarillo, Texas.
He received his bachelor's degree in pharmacy at UK in 1985 and then worked in community pharmacy for several years before returning to UK to earn his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences in 1993. In addition, Allen served as an intramural research training award postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
William Hewlett (UKCOP, 1970) was appointed vice president of pharmacy services for Arcadia Rx, a division of Arcadia Resources located in Southfield, Michigan. Arcadia Resources is a provider of home care and staffing services and mail-order pharmacy services.
Stephen Schondelmeyer, Pharm.D. (UKCOP, 1977), Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, has been named the 2006 recipient of the APhA Research Achievement Award. Dr. Schondelmeyer is a 1977 graduate of the UK College of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).
Martin A. Mattingly, Class of 1981, was appointed President and CEO of Ambrx, Inc. in San Diego, California. Ambrx is a biopharmaceutical company.