L. Hilliard, Pharm.D., MHSA, BCNP, FAPhA
Professor, UAMS College of
- Associate Professor, UAMS College of
for Medical Sciences
Hilliard has over twenty years of experience teaching
radiopharmacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences to pharmacy students, nuclear medicine technology
students, and nuclear medicine & radiology resident physicians.
She also had seven
years experience as a nuclear pharmacy manager for Syncor
before coming to UAMS. Dr. Hilliard is an innovative user of technology and has
over ten years of experience designing material for the
She was named a Teaching Scholar in
Distance Education by the University of Arkansas System
and was recognized with the inaugural UAMS Educational
Technology Excellence Award..
She serves as webmaster for the Nuclear Pharmacy
website for which she received the American Pharmaceutical
Association Award of Merit for her contributions to the
nuclear medicine community.
Dr. Hilliard has held positions of
national leadership in nuclear pharmacy including chair of
the APhA Section on Nuclear Pharmacy and Chair of the BPS
Nuclear Pharmacy Specialty Council. She served as
Member-at-Large of the APhA-APPM Executive Committee.
Dr. Hilliard received the 2008 William H. Briner
Distinguished Achievement Award for Nuclear Pharmacy.
She served on the faculty of the ASNC Board Review in 2008 &
Dao Le's CV
- Dao Le, PharmD, BCNP
- NEO Curriculum Expansion Coordinator
- University of Arkansas for Medical
- Assistant Professor
Dao Le, a Board Certified Nuclear
Pharmacist, is an Assistant Professor of Nuclear
Pharmacy at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
She received a BA degree in biology at Westminster
College in Fulton, MO in 1998. She then continued on to
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she
received a PharmD degree and a Radioactive Materials
Authorized User certification. After pharmacy school,
she joined the TycoHealthcare/Mallinckrodt as a nuclear
staff pharmacist in Houston, TX. At Mallinckrodt she
participated in many corporate initiatives including
serving on the Practice of Pharmacy Advisory Committee,
developing and implementing company Standard of
Operating Procedures and served as chair the committee
to revise the Mallinckrodt intern manual. She was also
an active participant in student recruiting
developments. While at Mallinckrodt in Houston, she also
served as the radiation safety officer.
She has a Board of Pharmacy license in Arkansas, Texas,
Maryland, and Colorado. Dr. Le has been an active member
of APhA and has served as APhA-APPM New
Practitioner in the Nuclear Pharmacy Practice Section.
P. Norenberg, PharmD. BCNP, FASHP, FAPhA
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of New
Mexico College of Pharmacy
Jeff Norenberg, a Board
Certified Nuclear Pharmacist, is a Professor of Pharmacy
Practice and Chair of the Radiopharmacy Graduate Concentration at the
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
College of Pharmacy. Under the mentorship
of William Hladik, he has established a practice caring for patients
receiving diagnostic and therapeutic
radiopharmaceuticals. He has informed pharmacists about the opportunities
and responsibilities of pharmaceutical care in radiopharmacy at national
and international meetings. He is a consultant
to nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, fellows, and residents,
participating in decisions regarding patient treatment, and
administering radiopharmaceuticals. He has conducted numerous pre-clinical
and clinical research studies with novel
radiopharmaceuticals and has implemented quality of life
assessment in patients receiving therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.
As an educator, he has taught
extensively on the clinical applications of radiopharmaceuticals
to pharmacy students, physicians, radiology residents and fellows. He
has served on thesis committees of students seeking the Master of Science in
Pharmaceutical Sciences degree with emphasis in
radiopharmacy. He has authored numerous
peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters; and abstracts presented at
national and international meetings, and he has
received grants and contracts exceeding $1
He has received the United
States Public Health Service Outstanding Achievement Citation
and the Department of Interior Meritorious Service Commendation for his work
in the practice of pharmacy.
W. Pickett, MHSA, CNMT
Nuclear Medicine Technology,
College of Health Related Professions
Pickett has chaired the Department of Nuclear Medicine
Technology at UAMS since its inception in 1985. This program, which offers a bachelor's degree in nuclear
medicine technology, has already experienced the world of
online education when it began offering its classroom
courses to cohorts of students in multiple sites outside
Little Rock beginning in 1999.
educational background includes two bachelor's degrees,
one in zoology and another in nuclear medicine technology.
She has her master's degree in health services
administration and is completing coursework on a Ph.D. in
public policy with an emphasis on health policy.
She has worked actively in the professional
associations at the national level and has served as
president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist
has also served on the board of directors of the Nuclear
Medicine Technology Certification Board.
Wittstrom, RPh, BCNP, FAPhA
- Experiential Coordinator
College of Pharmacy
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graduate of the University
of New Mexico College of Pharmacy specializing in
radiopharmacy, entered commercial nuclear pharmacy in
in Southern California as pharmacy manager and radiation
safety officer until 1993.
Became BCNP in 1982 with recertifications in 1993
Syncor International Corporation Professional Development
staff in 1993. Responsibilities
included coordinating and teaching in the internal
Authorized User Radiopharmacist Training Program. Served as technical support to practicing nuclear
Experiential Coordinator for the Radiopharmacy Education
program at University of New Mexico.
the APhA Section on Nuclear Pharmacy.
Most recent accomplishment served as chairperson of
the Ad Hoc Committee for Nuclear Pharmacy Technician
Training Program. This
program was accepted and published by the APhA.