New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Award Nominatins!

NMPhA is seeking nominations for the awards given for pharmacists who provide service to the profession and the community.

Ernie Welch Award

Bowl of Hygeia Award

NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award

Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award 

Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions Award

Download Award Nomination form here

To see a list of previous award recipients click here.

2017 Award Recipients:

Adela Padilla - Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions - Award-text


David Lansford – Bowl of Hygeia - Award-text


Heidi Goodey – Ernie Welch - Award-text


Brian Hunt – Excellence in Innovation - Award-text


Robert "Bob" Lee – Legend of Pharmacy


(presented to daughter Deborah Allison & family) - Legend of Pharmacy


Golf Tournament Funds presented to the UNM College of Pharmacy and Foundation




Bowl of Hygeia Recipients
2017 - David Lansford - Clovis
2016 - Jack Volpato - Carlsbad
2015 - Amy Bachyrycz - Albuquerque
2014 - Steve Burgess - Farmington
2013 - Phil Griego - Albuquerque
2012 - Ken Corazza - Albuquerque
2011 - Michel Disco - Albuquerque
2010 - Kirk Irby - Artesia
2009 - Ken Hargues - Carlsbad
2008 - Debra Herman - Clovis
2007 - Nick Brown - Roy

Full list:

Year          Name                             City

1964       Carl Moore, Jr.                Socorro

1968       Ed Osborne                     Roswell

1973       William Burt                   Deming

1976       Lowell Irby                     Artesia

1977       Robert Brito                    Espanola

1978       E. Mitch Wells                Grants

1979       Dennis Pena                    Albuquerque

1980       Robert Ghattas                Albuquerque

1981       Ray Rede                        Las Cruces

1983       Ralph Gutierrez              Las Cruces

1984       Victor Castillo                 Albuquerque

1985       Robert Addison              Fort Sumner

1986       Wayne Sowell                 Socorro

1987       Bob McClellan, II           Tucumcari

1989       Ben Maestas                   Espanola

1990       Hal Sims                         Alamogordo

1991       Francis Blair                   Albuquerque

1992       Jack Weaver                   Albuquerque

1993       John Denslow                 Albuquerque

1994       John Heaton                   Carlsbad

1995       Bob McClellan, III          Tucumcari

1996       Gary Reece                     Springer

1997       John Gunter                    Los Alamos

1998       William Hadley               Albuquerque

1999       Charles Shannon             Roswell

2000       Tris McSherry                 Las Cruces

2001       Neal Dungan                   Carlsbad

2002       Scott Wallis                     Las Cruses

2003       Greg D’Amour                T or C 

2004       Jose Abeyta                    Springer

2005       Rick Harter                     Albuquerque

2006       Danny Cross                   Carlsbad

2007       Nick Brown                    Roy

2008       Debra Herman                Clovis

2009       Ken Hargues                   Carlsbad

2010       Kirk Irby                         Artesia

2011       Michel Disco                  Albuquerque

2012       Ken Corazza                   Albuquerque

2013       Phil Griego                      Albuquerque

2014       Stephen Burgess             Farmington

2015       Amy Bachyrycz              Albuquerque

2016        Jack Volpato    Carlsbad

2017       David Lansford     Clovis



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