Alumni Awards

alumni awards.

2019 Alumni Award recipients Lee Vermeulen, BS ’90, Willis G. Gregory Memorial Award and Christopher Rubino, PharmD '96, Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award

We proudly recognize outstanding alumni every April at our awards ceremony, commending those who over the past year have contributed significantly to the school's mission, the profession of pharmacy and scholarly achievements.

SPPS Alumni Association Awards

Each year, the UB Alumni Association recognizes a group of outstanding alumni and friends for their achievements and bringing distinction to UB. Held each spring, the on-campus celebration includes dignitaries, alumni, colleagues, family and friends.

Past School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences UB Alumni Association Achievement Award winners

Wayne Anderson (dean emeritus)
Philip B. Wels Award, 2017

Christopher Diehl, '12
Rochester Young Alumni Award, 2015

Margaret McGlynn, '82
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2010

Ralph T. Behling, BS '40
Philip B. Wels Award, 2009

Joseph Chazan, '56
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2000

Franklyn G. Knox, '59
Distinguished Alumni Award, 1994

Francis M. Gengo, '77

George W. Thorn Award, 1993

Roger J. Lapp, '57
Public Service Award, 1975

SUNY Alumni Awards and Recognitions

Gordon Amidon, BS '67
SUNY Honorary Doctorate, 2018

Margaret Hempling McGlynn, BS '82
SUNY Honorary Degree, 2017