From pills to bills: Pharmacist turned senator to speak at UH event

he lecture series is a reflection of PLS's appreciation of his accomplishments as a pharmacist. Throughout the curriculum, faculty and students use McCarty as a model of leadership within the profession by emulating his ideals and teachings.

McCarty has received many honors including Harris County Pharmacist of the Year, the UH College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Award, Texas Pharmacist Association Pharmacist of the Year Award and the Albert Rosica Jr. Memorial Award by the American College of Apothecaries. His professional affiliations include Rho Chi National Honor Society, American Mensa and PLS, where he served as president in 1992.

"I'm looking forward to having Leticia as the speaker," said McCarty. "We have worked together in the past, and she is an incredibly effective pharmacist. This is a very appropriate time for her to address the students, because of her intimate knowledge of pharmacy practice and politics in Texas."

WHO: Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

WHAT: James T. McCarthy Leadership Lecture Series

WHEN: 11:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15

WHERE: University of Houston, Cullen Performance Hall, Entrance 1 off University Drive and Texas Spur 5


Contact: Lisa Merkl
University of Houston

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