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DCH Pharmacist Is Distinguished UC Alum

Posted On July 12, 2012
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Kevin Burns, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services at Dearborn County Hospital, is honored with the Arthur C. Glasser Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy during its recent Alumni Weekend.  Making the presentation is the College’s Assistant Dean Andrea Wall.  The award was presented in recognition of Dr. Burns’ accomplishments and contributions to the profession of pharmacy.

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Press release from Dearborn County Hospital

 

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy recognized two of its distinguished graduates during its recent Alumni Weekend.  One of the two honored was Kevin Burns, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services at Dearborn County Hospital.  Dr. Burns was honored with the Arthur C. Glasser Distinguished Alumni Award.

 

Presented by Assistant Dean Andrea Wall, the award was given to Dr. Burns in recognition of his accomplishments and contributions to the profession of pharmacy.  The award was named in honor of Arthur C. Glasser who was the second Dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, serving in that position from 1970 to 1984.

 

Connie Jung, PhD, the second honoree, was presented with the Robert DeSalvo Distinguished Alumni Award.  Dr. Jung is the Acting Associate Director for Policy and Communications for the United States Food and Drug Administration.

 

Prior to the awards ceremony and recognition banquet, Dr. Burns gave two lectures at the College.  “Pharmacy Careers and Practice Development” was presented before the Doctor of Pharmacy Students and “Clinical Pharmacy Services in an Uncertain Economy” was his topic in addressing the Masters of Pharmacy Administration Students and the College of Pharmacy faculty.

 

Dr. Burns has been the Director of Pharmacy Services at Dearborn County Hospital since joining the hospital management staff in 1990.  He received his undergraduate degree and completed post-graduate work at the University of Cincinnati before earning his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

In addition, Dr. Burns completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Antithrombotic Pharmacotherapy Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center and is a graduate of the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Institute at the Boston University School of Management.