Jeffrey Norenberg, MS, Pharm.D., FASHP, assistant professor of radiopharmacy and chair of the radiopharmacy graduate concentration in the UNM College of Pharmacy, has been named as a fellow in the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

 

            The appointment recognizes Norenberg's exemplary service and achievements in the area of radiopharmacy. Norenberg also is the pharmacy liaison for experimental therapeutics and clinical research at the UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center.

 

Norenberg has a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Nebraska, a bachelor's degree in pharmacy and a master's degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of New Mexico and a Pharm.D. from the University of Washington. He recently completed a textbook titled "Nuclear Physics for Radiopharmacists" and since 1998 has been the principal investigator or co-principal investigator on grants and contract awards in excess of $2.6 million.

 

Norenberg also serves in leadership roles with Nuclear Education Online, a consortium for distance education of Authorized Nuclear Pharmacists, as well as the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies and the Therapy Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine. He has received the United States Public Health Service Outstanding Achievement Citation and the Department of Interior Meritorious Service Commendation for his work.

 

Norenberg has served APhA and its Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management section on nuclear pharmacy since 1988.

            The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the national professional society of pharmacists, was founded in 1852 and is the first established and largest professional association of pharmacists in the United States. The more than 50,000 members of APhA include practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians, and others interested in advancing the profession.


Contact: Lynn Melton, 272-3322