The Cypress of Raleigh Member Joe Whitehead Earns J. Leon Lascoff Memorial Award

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Tue Sep 08 2009

Regina Driesbach, executive director of The Cypress of Raleigh (, has announced that Cypress member, Joe Whitehead will be honored with the J. Leon Lascoff Memorial Award for outstanding service and contributions to health care with special emphasis on pharmacy services, the highest award given by the American College of Apothecaries. The award will be presented at the ACA/ACVP Annual Conference in Coronado, Calif. held Sept. 9 – 13. Whitehead spent most of his career with Burroughs Wellcome and currently serves as assistant dean at Campbell University for external relations.

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"We are proud that Joe is being honored with this award," said Driesbach. "This is the highest award given by the ACA. Joe has accomplished so much in his career and is deserving of this amazing honor."

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