Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award

Congratulations to Mark Stramaglia, BS '81, the 2018 Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award recipient.

Stramaglia is currently the Director of Process Services and Business Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific. In this role, he is charged with impacting new product portfolio development decisions that lead to continued overall growth trajectory for the cell culture business. During his more than 18 years at the company, he has worked in various capacities, including marketing, business development, operations and R&D portfolio management.

Stramaglia earned his MBA in Marketing and Healthcare Systems in 1986 and a BS in Pharmacy in 1981 from the University at Buffalo. He has been a Dean’s Alumni Ambassador and a Dean’s Alumni Ambassador Mentor since 2009.

The Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award, established in 1992, bears the name of a long standing faculty member who was extraordinarily dedicated to the professional practice of pharmacy. This annual award is given to recognize an outstanding practicing alumni pharmacist who demonstrates high ideals of professionalism and whose practice demonstrates genuine concern for patients.

The recipient must be a practicing pharmacist with at least five years of experience and have a BS in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Eligibility

The recipient must be an alumni pharmacist and hold a degree from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Selection Guidelines

Nominees should be considered based on their professional and innovative pharmacy practice; concern for patients; pursuit of continuing education; mentoring of pharmacy students; participation in community health information programs; and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others for the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.

Please Note: Current faculty members are ineligible for nomination