Assistant Pharmacy Professor Receives Big Award

Nikki Milne, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Roseman University of Health Sciences, received the New Practitioner Award from the Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists (USHP) at their Annual Meeting that was held on Saturday, September 14th at the University of Utah’s Eccles Health Sciences Education Building.

USHP is a professional non-profit organization, with membership including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students in the state of Utah. USHP is an affiliate of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The ASHP makes efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety.  ASHP also provides, in addition to other services, Continuing Education on medication therapy and medication safety for physicians and other health-care professionals.

Milne runs the ambulatory care practice site at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in the Merrill Gappmayer family practice clinic. She is involved in the UVRMC Resident Advisory Committee and the Student Professionalism Board at Roseman University. Milne also has been on the USHP Communications Committee for the past two years.

Milne’s efforts in the community and at the University made her well deserving of the New Practitioner Award. Roseman University is lucky to have such a devoted faculty member making a big difference in the lives that she interacts with.