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November 9, 2012

College of Pharmacy names 2012 distinguished alumni

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's College of Pharmacy honored its 2012 distinguished alumni on Friday (Nov. 9).

The college awarded the distinction to Todd Chermak, Mary Kuhn, Rick Rondinelli and Mary Westrick.

*Chermak, of Lake Forest, Ill., is divisional vice president of global regulatory affairs for Abbott Laboratories. He earned his bachelor's degree in pharmacy in 1994.

*Kuhn, of Fuquay Varina, N.C., is president of Grifols Inc. She earned her bachelor's degree in pharmacy in 1982.

*Rondinelli, of Chesterton, Ind., is president and owner of In Touch Pharmaceuticals. He earned his bachelor's degree in pharmacy in 1980.

*Westrick, of Overland Park, Kan., is vice president for clinical research at Quintiles Inc. She earned her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 1978, 1980 and 1983, respectively.

Biographies and photographs of the recipients are available at http://www.pharmacy.purdue.edu/advancement/honors/distinguished/

Writer: Elizabeth K. Gardner, 765-494-2081, ekgardner@purdue.edu

Source: Dana Neary, 765-494-2632, nearyd@purdue.edu