February 11, 2016

Pharm.D. Alumnus, Tery Baskin, Honored by Arkansas Tech University

Tery Baskin of Little Rock, David Krueger of Russellville and Mike Miller of Russellville will receive the highest honor Arkansas Tech University may bestow upon an individual in 2016.

They will be inducted into the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies at John E. Tucker Coliseum in Russellville on Saturday, May 7.

Baskin (photographed, top left) and Miller (photographed, bottom middle) will enter under the Distinguished Alumnus category. Krueger (photographed, top right) will be inducted under the Distinguished Service category.

Established in 1964, the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction recognizes the accomplishments of Arkansas Tech alumni and friends in five categories: Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna, Distinguished Alumni Service, Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna, Distinction in Intercollegiate Athletics and Distinguished Service (non-alumnus).

Nominations for the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction may be made by any graduate of Arkansas Tech, any current or former member of the faculty or administration of Tech, any currently enrolled full-time student at Tech or any member of the Hall of Distinction. Nominations may not be made by a family member of the nominee. The nomination deadline is Oct. 1 of each year.

No incumbent member of the Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees, faculty, staff or administration is eligible for nomination for any category of the Hall of Distinction.

For more information about nominating an individual for the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction, visit www.techties.atu.edu, call (479) 968-0242 or send e-mail to alumni@atu.edu.

Tery Baskin

A 1975 graduate of Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, Baskin went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas.

Baskin has served as president and chief executive officer of RxResults LLC since 2008. Prior to his current appointment, Baskin worked in the pharmacy field with titles as diverse as chief marketing officer, chief operating officer, pharmacy owner, pharmacy manager and staff pharmacist.

He is a past president of the American Pharmacists Association Foundation and currently serves as treasurer for the American Pharmacists Association. Baskin was named Arkansas pharmacist of the year in 1996 and a fellow by the American Pharmacists Association in 1997.

His service to Arkansas Tech has included serving on the Arkansas Tech Foundation Board of Directors from 2003-08.

Baskin has given back to his fellow man by participating in medical mission trips to Haiti and Honduras.