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Roche Selected for Rho Chi Honor Society Award

Victoria F. Roche, Ph.D., senior associate dean in the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions and professor of pharmacy sciences, has been named recipient of the 2012 Rho Chi Society Lecture Award.

She will be recognized and present her remarks on March 11 at the 88th annual meeting of the Society, which is being held in conjunction with the American Pharmacists Association annual meeting in New Orleans. Rho Chi is the only academic honor society in pharmacy.

Roche, a Creighton faculty member since 1982, was recently appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to serve a six-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

She is past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and has served the association as a member of the Janus Commission, Argus Commission and Providing Care for the Underserved Curriculum Task Force, as well as chair of both the Section of Teachers of Chemistry and the Women Faculty Special Interest Group. She was the recipient of the coveted AACP Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award in 2007. She is also a past president of the national Rho Chi Society. For her complete bio, click here.

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