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Manchester’s Tracy Brooks is Generation Rx Champion 

Tracy-BrooksThis award is given to a pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in community-based prescription drug abuse prevention. It recognizes outstanding efforts to raise awareness about this serious public health problem, including educational prevention efforts for youths, patients and others.

Brooks gives presentations on the opioid epidemic to both health care providers and lay audiences as a recognized expert in opioid abuse. 

Of particular note is her presentation to the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment and Prevention in May 2016.  She is a member of the Allen County Blue Ribbon Panel, a task force for syringe exchange.  She has also served on the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force for five years, being an active member of the education committee. 

Brooks, a palliative care pharmacist and MU assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was named 2017 Pharmacist of the Year by Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly.

She joined the Manchester Pharmacy Program in March 2011. Brooks oversees programs of education, research and service in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, and she supports efforts in managing programs for faculty, education, research and service.

Brooks has nearly 20 years of clinical experience in inpatient, ambulatory and home health care environments.  She has a clinical practice site at Parkview Medical Center, where she serves on the palliative care team. 

She earned her Pharm.D. degree from Purdue University.

About Manchester

Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., is a northeast Indiana leader in health science education. It offers more than 60 areas of academic study to nearly 1,600 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics, a Master of Athletic Training a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy and a four-year dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics.  Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at . 

August 2018