2007 Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Harvey A.K. Whitney Jr., BSPharm’59, PharmRes’61, MSPharm’61
Harvey A.K. Whitney Jr., BSPharm’59, PharmRes’61, MSPharm’61 is the president, publisher, and editor emeritus of Harvey Whitney Books Co., which he founded in 1985. In addition to establishing his own publishing company, Whitney served as a publisher and editor of Drug Intelligence and Clinical Pharmacy, Inc. for over 10 years, and also served as editor of many other newsletters, journals, and publications. Some of Whitney’s publications include Pharmacy International Christian Archives (1987-1989), The Annals of Pharmacotherapy (1978 to date), and The Journal of Pharmacy Technology (1985 to date).
Besides his career in publishing and editing, Whitney worked in academia for 20 years, serving in leadership and teaching roles including associate professor at the University of Cincinnati where he was also chairman of the PharmD program for the College of Pharmacy (1971-1978); assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and pharmaceutical director of four city hospitals in St. Louis, Mo. (1969-1971); director of pharmacy at the University of Texas and Southwest Regional Poison Control Center (1964-1969); and assistant director of pharmacy services at the Duke University Medical Center and assistant professor at Duke’s College of Medicine (1961- 1964).
Among his many awards are: the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Lifetime Achievement in Pharmacy Award (2005); the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Service Award (1982); Poland’s Medical Center of Postgraduate Education 20-Year Anniversary Award (1979); the Medical School of Krakow 600-Year Anniversary Medal from Jagiellonian University (1977); and the Southeastern Texas Society of Hospital Pharmacists Leadership Award (1967).