Miracle RX: Drug-recycling program celebrates milestones by:
JANET PEARSON Tulsa World Associate Editor
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Celebration-Reaching the Ten Million Dollar Mark Click here
Celebration-Reaching the Five Million Dollar Mark Click here
Channel 2 Honors TCHD Drug Recycling Program Click here
Awarded November 13, 2008, by the Tulsa Mental Health Association to Linda Johnston, Director Social Services, Tulsa County, who oversees the Tulsa County Pharmacy. The Pharmacy and the Tulsa County Medical Society have developed and operate a drug recycling program.
National Association of Counties Legacy Award Acts of Caring 2006
TCMS Council on Concerns of Older Tulsans was honored with the Daily Points of Light Award
The Oklahoma Public Health Association at their Annual meeting, on March 30, 2007, presented the Public Health Program Award to the Tulsa County Medical Society for the Tulsa County Unused Drug Recycling Program For a Healthier Oklahoma
George Caldwell, MD, 2007 President of Tulsa County Medical Society and George Prothro, MD at the Oklahoma Public Health Association Annual meeting, March 30, 2007.
Recycling Innovator of the Year. November 13, 2006, at the America Recycles Day Celebration, the Tulsa County Medical Society was presented this award. The group was honored for its prescription medication recycling program that provides prescription drugs to indigent and low-income families. This year, the program has filled more than 8,200 prescriptions with drugs that would otherwise be thrown away.
Tulsa County Pharmacist, Art McMullen, receives the 2007 award of “Best Preceptor” from Dr. Nancy Ray, Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Pharmacy in Tulsa. Art is the pharmacist in charge of dispensing recycled medications. Pharmacy students rotate through his agency and voted him the “Best”.