American Lung Association Honors DYC Pharmacy Professor

American Lung Association Honors DYC Pharmacy Professor

Buffalo, New York – April 11, 2014 – Stacie Lampkin, PharmD, BCACP, AE-C, assistant professor-pediatrics in the School of Pharmacy at D'Youville College, was recognized by the American Lung Association of the Northeast for her volunteer work with the organization during the past two years.

Lampkin has participated in Fight for Air Climb since its inception in Buffalo by organizing a team from the School of Pharmacy and promotes the event on campus. Lampkin has invited staff from the Lung Association to her classes to speak about the Fight for Air Climb, a signature fundraising event in more than 65 cities. Participant’s climb to raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

Jeffery Seyler, president and CEO of the American Lung Association of the Northeast said, "Each of our volunteers in a perfect example of how one person can make a difference. “We could not do what we do without their support and we are thankful for them every day.”

Lampkin had exercise-induced asthma as a child and lost her grandmother to lung cancer, so the mission of the Lung Association is something that she is very passionate about, according to a feature article about her work in the Amherst Bee.

“I’m getting just as much back as I’m putting into it,” she said. “Volunteering with the American Lung Association will definitely be something I will continue.”

A member of the Northeast Leadership Volunteer Board since 2013, she is currently assisting with the Association’s latest grant, which has allowed them to create the Erie County Asthma Coalition.

Lampkin is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, the NYS Council of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association of the Northeast serves New York, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.


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