University of the Sciences’ Alumni Association presented Jill Rebuck P’95, PharmD’96 with the Young Alumnus Award during its annual ceremony on Sept. 25, 2010. The award is bestowed annually upon an alumnus who has received his or her degree within the last 15 years and has been distinguished by contributing in outstanding fashion to the professions, to the sciences, and/or to mankind.
Rebuck has precepted students for 14 years, taught numerous lectures, and published many original scientific papers. She served on national expert panels for residency training and clinical guidelines. Rebuck enjoys challenging students by infusing enthusiasm into everyday learning. She is the recipient of various research, practice, and teaching awards, including Pharmacist of the Year.
After graduating from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at USciences, Rebuck completed pharmacy practice and specialty residencies at Detroit Receiving Hospital and University of Colorado followed by a critical care and infectious disease fellowship at University of Nebraska. In 2000, Rebuck began the hospital pharmacy practice at FletcherAllen Health Care as critical care clinician and program director for specialty residency and fellowship programs in pharmacy and surgery. During this time, she also attained Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Vermont College of Medicine, where she led the critical care research program.
In 2007, Rebuck joined Lancaster General Health and two years later was promoted to director of clinical pharmacy practice in 2009, where she led implementation of a new pharmacy practice team model and established the pharmacy residency program. Her pharmacy has been recognized nationally for innovative practice and medication safety efforts. She is pharmacotherapy board certified, actively engaged in professional society leadership, a Pharmacotherapy editorial board member, and a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and Society of Critical Care Medicine, serving as past pharmacy section chair.
Rebuck and husband John Barney live in Lititz, Pa., with their children, Alexander, 7, and Ann, 6.