Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-01-11

Samford University pharmacy professor Marshall Cates was named 2006 Health-System Pharmacist of the Year by the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Dr. Cates was cited for his leadership in the Society, including his service as president and his efforts to re-organize the committee structure and review bylaws. He has also served as a board member.

Dr. Cates' clinical practice is with the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Community Psychiatry Program. The author of textbook chapters and journal articles, he is active in the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy.

He is professor of pharmacy practice in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.