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News release (June 25, 2013)
Active in service to her profession and community, Andrea Murray has received the 2012-2013 Outstanding Service Award of the Manchester University College of Pharmacy.
With a grant from The Auer Foundation, Dr. Murray and other MU Pharmacy faculty and students provided medical education and disease screenings in Fort Wayne. She also led Pharmacy students in their presentations at Doctor’s Day for children at Science Central in Fort Wayne. And, she is an ongoing camp counselor and assists in medication management for the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana summer camp for children with kidney disease or who are kidney transplant recipients.
“Dr. Murray leads and participates in service with humility, optimism and respect,” said Robert Beckett, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, in nominating his colleague for the Outstanding Service Award.
Dr. Murray, an assistant professor of pharmacy practice (ambulatory care), joined the MU faculty in August 2011. She is a Board member of Northeast Indiana Pharmacists Association and co-chair of their continuing education committee. As a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Communications Committee, she helps monitor an online discussion group and produces newsletters.
Murray joined the MU Pharmacy faculty in August 2011, after completing her residency at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She earned her Pharm.D. at Purdue University.
Service is well-rooted in the mission of Manchester University as it seeks to graduate compassionate persons of ability and conviction. Last year MU students, faculty and staff contributed more than 35,000 hours of service to their communities, churches, campus and professions. For more about the four-year, professional Pharm.D. program at Manchester University, visit pharmacy/manchester.edu or call 260-470-2700.