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Manchester’s Beckett is Emerging Teaching Scholar Award winner

Robert D. BeckettThe American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) has selected Robert D. Beckett, Pharm.D., of Manchester University as a 2017 Emerging Teaching Scholar Award winner.
This national award presented by the AACP Council of Faculties recognizes each recipient as a “gifted teacher, scholar and academic leader.”

Beckett, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the Fort Wayne campus, is one of just four pharmacy educators nationwide to be selected for this honor. He specializes in drug information and is director of the Manchester University Drug Information Center.

He was 2013 and 2017 pharmacy teacher of the year at Manchester. The Fort Wayne resident earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University.
The awards will be presented at the AACP annual meeting on July 17 in Nashville, Tenn.

To be eligible for the award, nominees must have had at least three scholarly works related to teaching and learning accepted in peer reviewed forums, and be first/primary author or creator of at least two scholarly works related to teaching and learning.

The 2017 award recipients are Beckett, Pharm.D., BCPS, Manchester University; Michelle Z. Farland, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE, University of Florida; Jacqueline E. McLaughlin, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Lauren A. O'Donnell, Ph.D., Duquesne University.


About Manchester University
Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., offers more than 60 areas of academic study to 1,600 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Athletic Training, a Master of Pharmacogenomics and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy. It has students from 20 nations and is home to the world's first undergraduate peace studies program, established in 1948. Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu.

May 2017