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Release: May 3, 2002

Miller awarded fellowship into pharmacy society

William Miller, Pharm.D., University of Iowa professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy and director of the UI College of Pharmacy's Center for Improving Medication Use in the Community, has received fellowship into the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

The fellowship into ASHP acknowledges Miller's excellence and achievements in pharmacy practice. The society was created to advance and support pharmaceutical practices in hospitals and health systems. ASHP's mission is to serve as the collective voice on issues relating to medication use and public health.

Miller is recognized for his sustained record of practice excellence including contributions to the scientific literature and research and for his continued support of the profession through membership in ASHP and other pharmacy organizations. Miller is a past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He has written more than 100 publications, including descriptive papers concerning health-system pharmacy practice and evaluative and outcome research studies dealing with pharmaceutical education and pharmacy practice.

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