WRITER: MEGHAN NEARY
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax(319) 335-8034
Release: Oct. 23, 2000
UI College of Pharmacy honors distinguished alumni
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two alumni of the University of
Iowa College of Pharmacy were honored Oct. 6 for their professional accomplishments
and their service to the UI by being named Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
Randy Juhl and Thomas Temple received their awards
at the College's alumni reunion dinner Oct. 6 in Iowa City.
Juhl earned his bachelor's, master's and doctoral
degrees in pharmacy at the UI. He currently serves as the dean of the University
of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, where he has worked since 1987. He also
has served as assistant vice chancellor of research conduct and compliance
there since 1999.
Juhl served as chair of the Food and Drug Administration's
Nonprescription Drug Advisory Committee and was named chair of the newly created
Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee in 1998.
Juhl also has served as a consultant for a number
of organizations, including Whithall-Robins, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble,
J & J Merck, SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare, Nelson Communications,
Bristol-Myers Products, the New York State Department of Health and Consumer
Reports on Health.
Temple earned his master's degree in pharmacy administration
at the UI in 1977. He is executive vice president of the Iowa Pharmacy Association.
He also has responsibility for the Iowa Pharmacy Foundation, a nonprofit educational
and researchoriented organization, and PNI Inc., a for-profit subsidiary.
Temple also is involved in a number of other pharmacy
organizations and service to the UI. He has been a volunteer on various advisory
boards for the last four pharmacy deans at the UI, and frequently delivers
lectures to pharmacy classes. He has worked closely with the pharmacy department
in the UI Hospitals and Clinics, has been a strong supporter of the College's
campaigns, and has been very involved with the selection
process for the College's last two deans. Temple also was instrumental in
bringing together the College, the Iowa Pharmacy Association and Drake University
to form the Iowa Center for Pharmaceutical Care.
Temple's previous awards include the Gloria Niemeyer
Franck Leadership Mentor Award from the American Pharmaceutical Association,
and Alumnus of the Year from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy.
Following the awards ceremony on Oct. 6, held at the
Levitt Center for University Advancement, the two honorees visited with College
faculty and held question-and-answer sessions with students.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership
between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the
patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.