Fredrick H. Bender, Pharm.D. 1975, Receives South Carolina 'Pharmacist of the Year' Award
Fredrick H. Bender, BS, PharmD, FASHP, received the "Pharmacist of the Year" Award from the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists at their annual meeting on March 25, 2013 in Charleston, SC. Bender received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy (1972) and Doctor of Pharmacy degree (1975) from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. He is currently the Director of Pharmacy for the Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC, and former Director of Pharmacy for Saint Vincent Health System in Erie, PA.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.