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Amelia (Amy) Bennett, R.Ph.
ABOUT Amelia (Amy)
Amy Bennett is a 1970 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, and a 1994 graduate of Institutes of Organization Management (University of Notre Dame). She is currently Assistant Executive Director of the Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA), where she serves as editor of the Ohio Pharmacist journal, ACPE Administrator, and preceptor for all seven colleges of pharmacy in Ohio for OPA’s elective APPE rotation. She served as a Member of the United State Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) for 25 years.
Amy began her writing career as a staff pharmacist at Grant Hospital in Columbus where she initiated the Pharmacy Bulletin for the medical and nursing staff. She served the Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists (OSHP) as Bulletin editor for 40 years, and as a freelance writer for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and for University Consultants (Cincinnati, Ohio). In addition, she served as managing editor of Law & Mortar for the Pharmacy Law Institute at Ohio Northern University, and as editor of the Bulletin of the Academy of Pharmacy of Central Ohio.
In addition to OSHP’s 2020 Richard E. Surface Recognition Award, Amy is the proud recipient of the Walter M. Frazier Award (2009), along with husband Don Bennett, a 1988 Walter M. Frazier Award recipient and OSHP past president (1991-92). Among other awards, she has received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the OSU College of Pharmacy (1990), and Hospital Pharmacist of the Year Award from OSU’s APhA-ASP Chapter (1975). The Richard E. Surface Recognition Award has very special significance, since Amy is a long-time friend of Dick Surface.