2016 P&T Competition Award Recipients

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The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation proudly announced the recipients of its 16th Annual National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics Competition (P&T) during the Student Pharmacist Awards Ceremony on Friday at the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Francisco.


Eight finalist teams were selected from 17 AMCP Student Chapters that advanced to the second round of the semi-finals. The finalists represent Mercer University, Purdue University, University of Colorado, University of California San Diego, University of California San Francisco, University of Minnesota, University of Southern California, and University of Washington. The 2016 winners were:



UCSD 2016   First Place Recipients:
 University of California, San Diego

 ($4,000 scholarship)
  • Chiao Chiu
  • Jeffrey He
  • Jamie Ta
  • Hannah Nguyen
  • Faculty Advisor: Jonathan H. Watanabe
 USC 2016   Second Place Recipients:
 University of Southern California

 ($3,000 scholarship)
  • Amanda Vu
  • Maya Shehayeb
  • Irene Chen
  • Kristen Seto
  • Faculty Advisor: Edward M. Lieskovan
 UCSF 2016   Third Place Recipients:
 University of California, San Francisco

 ($2,000 scholarship)
  • Chistopher Chiu
  • Jay Barcelon
  • Jack Timmons
  • George Dimacali
  • Faculty Advisor: Marcus Ferrone and Marilyn Stebbins

AMCP’s members served as the volunteer judges and evaluated each team’s case study submissions and presentations during the finalist competition. This year’s competition drug was Ventavis® manufactured by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. The competition was made possible through the generous support of Genentech, Amgen, Inc. Dymaxium, and AMCP/eDossier System. The awards were presented by our generous sponsors.

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