The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) and its philanthropic arm, the Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy (FMCP), recognized a group of outstanding individuals who exemplify the best of managed care pharmacy. At a gala awards dinner April 27, the Steven G. Avey Award, the highest award conferred by FMCP, was presented to Gene Reeder RPh, PhD. FMCP confers this award upon an individual who has demonstrated sustained, exemplary and distinguished service to the profession of managed care pharmacy over the course of a lifetime.
Dr. Reeder has held numerous leadership positions at the Academy, including as Treasurer and President in 2002-2003. He also is an AMCP Fellow and was recognized in 2006 with the AMCP Distinguished Service Award. Widely viewed as a top thought leader in the field of managed care pharmacy, Dr. Reeder is Professor of Pharmacy Administration at the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy and has been a Professor of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
“Dr. Reeder’s concern and insistence of integrity, and his superbly balanced analytical approach to consideration of multi-faceted issues have combined to make him a trusted leader for the profession,” said Richard Zabinski, President of the FMCP Board of Trustees. “He has never lost sight of the fact that servicing the patient is the ultimate goal.”