2006 Alumni Service Award Recipient
Sandra L. Chase, BSPharm’83, PharmD’84
Sandra Chase is a clinical pharmacy specialist at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich., where she has a practice at Spectrum’s Heart Failure, Transplant, and Pulmonary Hypertension Services Clinic, coordinates all cardiovascular pharmacotherapeutics for the health system, and is a member of the Women’s Heart Advantage Research Committee and the Cardiology Grand Rounds Steering Committee. She was recently selected Spectrum’s residency program preceptor of the year, and was named pharmacist of the year by the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
A member of the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) executive board since 2002, Chase is the current MPA president and a member of MPA’s Public Affairs Committee. She also chairs the educational affairs committee of the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, is director-at-large of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists section of home, ambulatory, and chronic care, and is a member of the State of Michigan Cardiovascular Health Task Force.
Having served multiple three-year terms on the College’s Alumni Society Board of Governors, Chase now sits on the U-M Alumni Association Board of Directors. A health and fitness instructor, she is actively involved in many American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association causes, and is a member of the Pediatric and Adult Asthma Network of West Michigan.
In 2004, Chase established the Sandra L. Chase Leadership Scholarship at the College to help support Michigan PharmD students demonstrating leadership abilities and financial need.