December 18, 2017
Daniel Brazeau, Ph.D., director of genomics research core, research associate professor in the College of Pharmacy and College of Osteopathic Medicine, has received the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Rho Chi Lecture Award.
Founded in 1922, Rho Chi is an international honor society for pharmaceutical sciences. Its mission is to encourage high scholastic achievement and fellowship among pharmacy students and to promote the pharmaceutical sciences. Each year, Creighton University’s Rho Chi chapter identifies a nationally recognized leader working to advance the mission and goals of the profession of pharmacy to receive this prestigious award.
Brazeau was selected for his work in bringing pharmacogenomics into the curriculum of pharmacy schools. As a member of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, he was asked to design and implement a new required pharmacogenetics course for the pharmacy school. His class subsequently became the first pharmacogenetics course to be offered in any school of pharmacy. Today, UNE is among the few schools in the nation to offer a comprehensive, required course in pharmacogenomics among schools of pharmacy. In addition to his work in pharmacogenetics, Brazeau was a co-founder and chair of the Pharmacogenetics Special Interest Group in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). He currently serves as chair-elect on the AACP Council of Faculties and is on the board of directors.
Brazeau will be presented with the honor on February 16. He will give a talk before faculty and students, and will participate in the induction celebration for new members of Rho Chi.
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