2018 P&T Competition Award Recipients

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The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation proudly announced the recipients of its 18th Annual National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition during the AMCP Foundation Awards Ceremony. Awards were presented on Thursday, April 26 at the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Boston.

Eight finalist teams were selected from 16 AMCP Student Chapters that advanced to the second round of the semi-finals. The finalists represented The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, University of California San Diego Skaggs, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy and the University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Pharmacy. 

The 2018 award recipients are:


 2018 First Place PT Team  First Place Recipients:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman, School of Pharmacy

($4,000 scholarship)

  • Jesse Martin
  • Kristen Tripicchio
  • Kristen Wines
  • Katie Woodworth
  • Faculty Advisor: Ben Urick
 2018 Second Place PT Team  Second Place Recipients:
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

($3,000 scholarship)

  • David Silva
  • Kevin Meyer
  • Samuel Hong
  • Jae Hyun Lee
  • Faculty Advisor: Margaret Byun & Christine Rash-Foaino
 2018 Third Place PT Team  Third Place Recipients:
The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy 

($2,000 scholarship)

  • David Fabich
  • Jeremy Gornto
  • Ryan Peterson
  • Chris Yost
  • Faculty Advisor: Armando Silva Almodovar


 AMCP members served as the volunteer judges and evaluated each team's case study submission and presentations during the finalist competition. The 2018 P&T Competition drug was Xultophy® (insulin degludec 100 units/mL and liraglutide 3.6 mg/mL injection), manufactured by Novo Nordisk. The competition was made possible through the generous support of Genentech, Inc. Amgen, Inc, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Dymaxium, and AMCP/eDossier System. The awards were presented by our generous sponsors.


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