AACP to Present Distinguished Service Award to National Council on Patient Information and Education

Alexandria, VA—The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy announces the 2013 recipient of its prestigious Distinguished Service Award. AACP honors the National Council on Patient Information and Education for its tremendous contributions to informed medication consumers and patient safety. NCPIE, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, will be presented with the award at the AACP 2013 Annual Meeting, to be held July 13 - 17 in Chicago. “NCPIE was an early voice for better patient information about medications and their safe use and a voice that has sustained across the decades,” said AACP Executive Vice President and CEO Lucinda L. Maine, Ph.D., R.Ph. “We are proud to honor an organization that has given so much to society.”