MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 27, 2011) – Rasmussen College faculty member Billi Jo Beck has been named the 2011 Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Outstanding Technician. Beck, who is a resident of Circle Pines, MN, teaches in the pharmacy technician degree program in the School of Health Sciences at Rasmussen College.
According to Jamie S. Sinclair, President of the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Beck exceeded or met criteria including dedication to teamwork and leadership within the practice of pharmacy, service as a role-model for co-workers and participation in the development of efficient, innovative methods that support the provision of pharmaceutical care in health-system pharmacy.
“We are extremely proud of Billi Jo’s recognition by this prestigious state-wide organization,” Rasmussen College Vice President of Academic Affairs Carie Ann Potenza said. “At Rasmussen College, we combine top faculty with our market-leading degrees to deliver an exceptional education to our valued students, and Billi Jo’s recognition is an example of that.”
Beck is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and has worked in the pharmacy field for more than 20 years. She specializes in diversion prevention and automated dispensing systems. Her work experience includes retail, hospital, and specialty compounding.
Founded in 1936, the MSHP is a professional society that represents more than 1,000 members such as pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, residents, and students. As a part of its mission, the MSHP provides visible leadership, education, advocacy, and networking opportunities to support its members and to enable people to make the best use of medications.
For additional information about the pharmacy technician degree at Rasmussen College, visit http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/health-sciences/pharmacy-technician/.
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