Gloria Niemeyer Francke

Science writer, Deceased Person

1922 – 2008


Who was Gloria Niemeyer Francke?

Dr. Gloria Niemeyer Francke became assistant director of the American Pharmacists Association Division of Hospital Pharmacy; executive secretary of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists; and research associate for the Audit of Pharmaceutical Service in Hospitals.

A native of Dillsboro, Indiana, Gloria Niemeyer earned her B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1942 and her Pharm.D in 1971 from the University of Cincinnati.

She then served as a drug literature specialist at the National Library of Medicine; as a clinical pharmacy teaching coordinator for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cincinnati; as secretary of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy; and as Chief of the program evaluation branch in the Alcohol and Drug Dependence Service, Veterans Administration.

She rejoined the APhA staff and was elected Honorary President in 1986 and received the Remington Honor Medal in 1987.

She served as a member of the APhA Foundation Advisory Committee. The society's Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award is named for her.

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Apr 28, 1922
  • United States of America
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Purdue University
Lived in
  • Indiana
Aug 3, 2008

on July 23, 2013


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