2020 Pinnacle Awards

2020 Pinnacle Award Recipient: David Nau PhD, RPh, FAPhA

Individual Award for Career Achievement



David Nau was the founding President of Pharmacy Quality Solutions (provider of EQuIPP) and also served as a senior staff member of PQA where he was responsible for development of quality measures related to medications.


Nau has authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles in addition to co-authoring the book “Quality & Safety in Pharmacy Practice.” His work has facilitated increased engagement of pharmacists within quality and value-based delivery of health care. He received his pharmacy degree from ONU, an MS degree from the University of Toledo and a PhD from the University of Florida. Nau is a Professor of Social & Administrative Sciences at the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. He held tenured faculty and administrative appointments at several Colleges of Pharmacy prior to joining ONU in July 2020. He is also the President of APhA’s Academy of Pharmaceutical Research & Science (APhA-APRS).