Awards Received

Senior PharmAssist has received national, statewide and local recognition for its innovative programming for older adults.

2019: Dale Jones Award for Excellence in Geriatrics

Gina Upchuch was awarded the 2019 Dale Jones award for Excellence in Geriatrics by the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. 

2018: Award for Excellence in Health Policy Leadership

Gina Upchuch was awarded the 2018 North Carolina Institute of Medicine Award for Excellence in Health Policy Leadership

2013: SHIIP Statewide County of the Year

In recognition of outstanding achievements and services to the citizens of North Carolina through SHIIP counseling and outreach events in Durham County.

2011: GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award

Honored for excellence in our work and commitment to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

2010: Recognized by the North Carolina and Durham-Orange County Medical Societies

For leadership in providing vital services to the community.

2006: Named co-recipient of the Ernest B. Messer Award by the N.C. Division of Aging and Adult Services

This honor was presented to the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program and the Medicare Partners State Level Coordinating Committee, of which, Senior PharmAssist is a member.

2006: Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural “Nonprofit of the Year” Award

2000: National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare’s First Place Service to Seniors Award

In recognition of outstanding contributions made to seniors and their families.

2000: N.C. Association on Aging’s “Best Practice Model” for North Carolina

1998: N.C. Division of Aging – Department of Health and Human Services – Dr. George L. Maddox Award

Recognized for excelling in creative programming to address the medication assistance needs of older adults.

1996: Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging “Public/Private Partnership Award” with Triangle J Council of Governments

In recognition of demonstrated leadership and commitment in developing programs and policies of mutual benefit to business and older adults.