Release Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Charleston, W.Va. - Dr. Julie Testman, Associate Professor at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy, fulfilled requirements for the qualifications as a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists ASCP).
ASCP Fellowship is a special honor bestowed upon pharmacists who meet the highest standards in Senior Care Pharmacy and have demonstrated an extraordinary level of service and dedication in professional practice activities.
A Fellow of the Society must fulfill rigorous criteria established by the ASCP Board of Directors. A Fellow must demonstrate dedication and achievement in professional activities, educational activities, professional innovation, advocacy and civic activities. An ASCP Fellow has made a commitment to go above and beyond the traditional pharmacy practice by distinguishing themselves through exemplary service and important contributions to the practice of senior care pharmacy and to society.
Dr. Testman earned her doctorate of pharmacy degree from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in 2005. She completed a PGY-1 residency in Pharmacy Practice at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va.
Mr. David Bowyer, Interim UCSOP Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice said, “This recognition is richly deserved and emblematic of the dedication Julie provides to both her students and her patients. She has always shown tremendous respect for the profession and it is very gratifying to see her honored for her efforts.”