Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award

Elizabeth Ludwig.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Ludwig, BS '81, PharmD '84, our 2022 Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award recipient.

Ludwig currently serves as Associate Vice President of Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology at Cognigen Corporation. She has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on population pharmacokinetic model development, including implementation and strategic use of modeling and simulation approaches to guide drug development programs and regulatory interactions.

Prior to her work at Cognigen, Ludwig had more than 15 years of experience in leading clinical research, pharmaceutical education, and training, and served as an adjunct associate professor for the school. She has been the recipient of various research grants and teaching awards. She is an active member of several professional organizations.

Ludwig has co-authored 40 research publications and numerous posters and presentations at various pharmaceutical meetings. She currently serves as a manuscript reviewer for several pharmacometrics journals.

About the Award

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