Purdue University School of Pharmacy Honors Gerald A. Fagen with Award
Purdue University School of Pharmacy has awarded the 2012 Glen J. Sperandio Award to Gerald A. Fagen, RPh, President & CEO of Fagen Pharmacy.
The Glen J. Sperandio Award for Advancement of Pharmacy Practice was established in 1983 by the College of Pharmacy at Purdue University on the occasion of Dr. Sperandio's retirement from 38 years of devoted service to pharmacy education and the profession. The initial presentation was made to Dr. Sperandio on March 16, 1984, at the School's Centennial Symposium. Each year an inscribed plaque is presented to the recipient, and the recipient's name is placed on a permanent plaque in the Pharmacy Building.
The award recognizes a licensed pharmacist with a minimum of 10 years of service to the profession who is an alumna/alumnus of Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Other characteristics of the award recipient include provides leadership in local, state and/or national professional or fraternal pharmacy organizations; assists pharmacy students and/or practicing pharmacists in advancing their careers; demonstrates innovations in the practice of pharmacy; participates in professional volunteer service activities within the community; and promotes pharmacy as a profession.