Sacramento, CA - The California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) has named Audrey Lee, PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP, as the recipient of the 2019 Affiliate Chapter Volunteer of the Year Award. This award recognizes one individual annually who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to the Society at the affiliate level.
Dr. Audrey J. Lee is a tenured Professor and Regional Coordinator for the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy at the University of the Pacific. Dr. Lee obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of the California in San Francisco (UCSF) and completed a pharmacy practice residency at UCSF. Since the early 1990s, she has served as a faculty member at the University of the Pacific and as a medicine clinical pharmacist at the San Francisco Veterans Health Care System. Her research and quality improvement interests include innovative pharmacy practice roles and experiential pharmacy training and education.
A member of the Golden Gate chapter for over 20 years, Dr. Lee currently serves as Co-chair of the GGSHP’s Community Service Committee. Having served on this committee for ten years, her involvement in her chapter also includes serving as their treasurer and as a delegate. Noted for her infectious enthusiasm and recognized for her passion in working with the underserved in her community, Dr. Lee can be found throughout the year participating in cancer crusade annual walks, delivering free holiday meals, coordinating toy and toiletry donation drives, volunteering in free meal programs, and other various community events.
In speaking highly of Dr. Lee, Nancy Korman, PharmD, FCSHP, FASHP, says, “Her volunteering activities have resulted in highly successful outcomes for the Golden Gate chapter and CSHP. Audrey has donated hundreds of hours of time in planning events, mentoring others, and serving formally and informally in various leadership capacities of the chapter.”
Dr. Lee will be recognized along with other award recipients during CSHP’s Seminar 2019 Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 in Anaheim, CA at the Disneyland® Hotel.
Founded in 1962, the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) is a non-profit professional association established to serve the needs of hospital and health-system pharmacists. Representing over 4,000 members who practice clinical pharmacy and specialized medicine, CSHP is the largest state association for pharmacists. CSHP members share a common mission – to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medication.