James Nawarskas, Pharm.D., an assistant professor of clinical pharmacy in the UNM College of Pharmacy, has been named an outstanding teacher by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).


Nawarskas was honored with 123 others from 71 U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy during the AACP annual meeting last month. The recognized educators were selected by students and faculty at their schools.


Nawarskas received his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo and his Pharm.D. from SUNY Buffalo. He joined the UNM College of Pharmacy in 1997 after completing a fellowship in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.


AACP, the national organization representing and supporting all U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy and their faculties, is committed to education and scholarship for improving drug therapy.


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Contact: Lynn Melton, 272-3322