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Outstanding Teacher Awards

Congratulations to Sathy Balu-Iyer, Nicholas Fusco, '10, and Calvin Meaney, '11, on their 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards.

Each spring at the SPPS Annual Awards Ceremony, we recognize faculty members who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching and mentoring in the University at Buffalo Doctor of Pharmacy Program, B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program, or Graduate Program.  

Individuals are recognized for one or more of their efforts in:

  • Innovative course design, development, and implementation in the past five years
  • Improvement of existing courses on an ongoing basis
  • Enhancing student learning through activities inside and outside the classroom
  • Promoting student learning through the implementation of pedagogical and active learning
  • Participating and contributing to the school’s academic, advising and student activities


Nominations must be submitted via our online form, and include:

  • (1) How the nominee has demonstrated excellence, innovation and effectiveness in undergraduate, professional or graduate teaching/mentoring in the areas highlighted above, and
  • (2) In what teaching capacity these skills were directly observed by the nominator. 

The nominating letter must contain the nominator’s name and e-mail address.

SPPS Outstanding Teacher Award Winners

Sathy Balu-Iyer
Nicholas Fusco*
Calvin Meaney


Fred Doloresco
Nicholas Fusco
Robert Wahler*

Carolyn Hempel
Scott Monte
Ashley Woodruff*


Nicole Albanese*
Karl Fiebelkorn
Gina Prescott

Nicole Albanese
Jack Brown*
Kathleen Tornatore

Jack Brown
Gina Prescott*

Karl Fiebelkorn
Nicholas Norgard
William Prescott*

Peter Brody*
Nicholas Norgard
Murali Ramananthan

Gayle Brazeau
Nicole Paolini-Albanese*
Erin Slazak

Daniel Brazeau
Karl Fiebelkorn*
Donald Mager

Karl Fiebelkorn*
William Prescott
Walt Schroeder

S. V. Balasubramanian*
Daniel Brazeau
Alfred Reiman

*AACP Teacher of the Year


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