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Debra L. P. Cowan, Pharm. D., BS. Pharm., has been notified that the ASHP FASHP Recognition Committee, has approved her as a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

“The granting of fellowship reflects the high standards of practice excellence that Debra has demonstrated, and with it comes the hope that she will continue to share and maintain these ideals throughout her professional career,” as stated by Henri Manasse, CEO of ASHSP.

ASHP is committed to assisting Fellows in any way that it can in meeting the objectives of the Society.


The University of North Carolina has appointed Dr. Gustav Wilde as Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine.

As a member of the faculty, Dr. Wilde’s perspective and experience will be invaluable as he becomes a part of a teaching tradition of medicine.

Dr. Wilde has been on Angel Medical Center’s medical staff since June 1994.

He currently serves as the Chief of Staff for the hospital medical staff and serves on the Board of Trustees.


The community came out with tremendous support for the April 29th Fish Fry presented by Angel Medical Center.

Approximately $3,000 was raised and more than 280 dinners were served.

A lot of dinners were taken out and many more came to eat and socialize in the hospital cafeteria.

A PowerPoint presentation of the hospital, “Through the Years,” was given as a part of “Raising the Temperature” on the thermometer out front and unveiling the banner of the Breast Health Center recognition wall across from Radiology.


On the eve of Tick and Mosquito Awareness Month, state health officials are reminding people to be careful because warmer, wetter weather brings out more of the disease-carrying pests.

All North Carolinians are urged to take simple steps to prevent mosquitoes and ticks from biting them and to reduce breeding sites around the home.

“Spring rains and warmer weather provide ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes and ticks,” said State Health Director Jeff Engel. “Ticks and mosquitoes can be more than just a nuisance.


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