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The UC San Diego Alumni Association was established in 1964 by a small group of early graduates. Today, it has grown to represent over 130,000 alumni at the forefront of business, research, the arts, social innovation and political service in California, throughout the nation and increasingly across the world. Our mission is to foster a lifelong, mutually beneficial relationship of alumni and students with UC San Diego.
UC San Diego SSPPS Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
The award recognizes a UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate who has made outstanding contributions to the profession, society, and/or the School.
Nomination and Selection Process
Nominees must be graduates of the UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ Doctor of Pharmacy program, and be at least 5 years-post-graduation. We welcome nominations from any graduate, colleague, or faculty. The nominee will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:
- Nominees have made significant contributions to the profession of pharmacy, pharmacy practice, health care delivery, pharmaceutical research, pharmacy education, and/or public health.
- Nominees have made contributions that are unique and innovative.
- Nominees have demonstrated continuous and sustaining service, contributing to the growth and development of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, professional pharmacy organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and/or community or government entities.
All nominations must include a signed nomination form as well as a CV or resumé and up to 2 letters of recommendation. Nominations are considered “active” for a five-year period.
Selected awardee should be available to attend the Alumni Reunion in June.
List of Alumni Award Recipients
Presentations at June 2022 Alumni Reunion
- 2020 Award Recipient - Joseph Ennesser, Class of 2006
- 2021 Award Recipient - Timothy Bassell, Class of 2011
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