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Pharmacy professor to receive Kappa Epsilon Career Achievement Award

Feb 21, 2011

Kim Broedel-Zaugg, Ohio Northern University professor of pharmacy practice, is the recipient of the Kappa Epsilon’s 2011 Career Achievement Award, which will be presented at the Kappa Epsilon reception in Seattle on Saturday, March 26.
This award honors one distinguished pharmacist annually for his/her contributions to the profession of pharmacy. As an adjunct to the award, Broedel-Zaugg’s name will be placed in nomination for the Professional Fraternity Association’s Career Achievement Award.
Broedel-Zaugg received a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from ONU in 1981, a Master of Business Administration from Ashland University in 1989, and a doctorate of philosophy pharmaceutical administration, from Ohio State University in 1993. Since 1994, she has been an advisor for the Psi Chapter at ONU and received Kappa Epsilon’s 2008-09 national “Advisor of the Year Award” as well as the Kappa Epsilon’s 2006-07 “Unicorn Award” for national service/leadership.
In 2005-06, Broedel-Zaugg received an Endowed Professorship, Alumni Chair, at ONU and was inducted into Phi Lambda Sigma, a national pharmacy leadership society. She has served as president of Phi Kappa Phi, the honor society recognizing academic excellence. Other professional memberships include the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (leadership fellow 2007), the American Pharmaceutical Association, the Ohio Society of Health System Pharmacists (affiliate board member and various committees), the Ohio Pharmaceutical Association (board of trustee member), the Northwestern Ohio Pharmaceutical Association (vice president in 1995 and president in 1996).
Broedel-Zaugg has authored or co-authored numerous publications. She has given more than 50 presentations and lectures throughout the nation, delivering both technical and scientific addresses and continuing education sessions. Additional expertise includes serving as a reviewer for the Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and a significant number of others.
In the area of public service, Broedel-Zaugg secured the funding for 10 years running, through multiple grants, to provide a series of Seminars for Elders, educating them about medication use, drug interactions, side effects, etc. She currently is a trustee of the PSA 3 Agency on Aging. A specialty is informing that populace about Medicare and Medicaid.