Weaver Medal of Honor

The Weaver Medal of Honor is the highest honor given by Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The recipient of this year's award is Lisa Ploehn. She will deliver the 2017 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
2 P.M. LECTURE IN SHESLOW AUDITORIUM
3:30 P.M. RECEPTION IN COWLES LIBRARY READING ROOM

Lisa C. Ploehn – is the pharmacy manager & owner of Main at Locust Pharmacy and Medical Supply, Freedom Pharmacy and Main Compounding Pharmacy in Davenport, Iowa as well as Main Healthcare Pharmacy with locations in Bettendorf and North Liberty, Iowa.  She has been with the company for 30 years. 

Lisa received her doctor of pharmacy degree in 1980 from the University of Nebraska.  As she began her career in the family business, Lisa created a new mission statement that focused on providing quality care to the customers and their families.  In preparing for the pharmacy’s future, Lisa attended the “Shaping your Pharmacy Future” program provided by Drake University to strengthen her practice.  Lisa continues to emphasize the importance of putting people first and maintaining the values established by the business. 

Ploehn is a member of IPA, APhA, NCPA, CPFI and the Quad City Pharmacy Association.   Lisa has served as President and on various committees of the Iowa Pharmacy Association.  Lisa has received the APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Community and Ambulatory Practice and the Innovative Pharmacist of the Year Award.  She was also recognized with the IPA Appreciation Award in 2005, and recipient of the 2007 Bowl of Hygeia Award. 

Being a Pharmacist has given Lisa great flexibility, allowing her to spend time with family and pursuing her other interests in traveling and volunteerism.  She enjoys her yearly medical mission trip to South America.  She also enjoys working with children and is currently serving as Preschool Director for her church.