Awards and Recognition

Every year, the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences holds an awards ceremony to honor outstanding preceptors.

2017 Preceptor Awards

  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Nicholas Hopwood, '14 (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Scott V. Monte, '06 (SUNY Buffalo / Sheridan Medical Group / ECMC / Mobile Pharmacy Solutions)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Danielle Banaszak, '97 (Excellus BlueCross BlueShield of WNY)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    James Parrott (Southside Hospital)
  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    William Goral, '98 (Sam’s Club Pharmacy)

2016 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    John R. Belz, '05
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Lisa M. Leising
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Tonimarie Fleming, '99
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Judy Hyatt
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Carolyn Hempel, '11

2015 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Craig Brozek (Kaleida Health/DeGraff Memorial Hospital)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Elizabeth Thomas (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Klara Manning  (Lifetime Health)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    James Bartlett (Catholic Health/Kenmore Mercy Hospital)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Robert Wahler (Niagara Hospice)

2014 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    William Barclay (Kenmore Rx Center)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Kelly Verrall (Independent Health)
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Joe Khan (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Brian Wetzel (Catholic Health System – Kenmore Mercy Hospital)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    William A. Prescott, Jr. (SUNY Buffalo / Kaleida Health – Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo)

2013 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Kevin Harbison (Rite Aid Pharmacy)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Gary Mantz (Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Services)
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Jeffrey Scott (Tops Pharmacy)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Shreen Beshures (Terrace View LTC at Erie County Medical Center)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Gina Prescott (SUNY Buffalo / Erie County Medical Center)

2012 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Paul Adams (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Amy Nash (Reliance Rx)
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Richard Kraft (Catholic Medical Partners)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Kathleen Doyle (VA WNY Healthcare System – Buffalo)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Erin Slazak (SUNY Buffalo / Lifetime Health Medical Group – West Seneca)

2011 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Victor Patnella (Target Pharmacy)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Denise Rotella (Independent Health)
  • J. Fred Bennes Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Michelle Rainka (Dent Neurologic Institute)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Kevin Brandon (Kenmore Mercy Hospital)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Nicholas Norgard (SUNY Buffalo / Kaleida Health – Buffalo General Hospital)

2010 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Wendy MacEvoy (Kaleida Health – Millard Fillmore Hospital)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Karen Mlodozeniec (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Diana Joyner (Rite Aid Pharmacy)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Eric Sturm (TLC Health Network Pharmacy)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Joshua Sawyer (SUNY Buffalo / Erie County Medical Center)

2009 Preceptor Awards

  • IPPE Outstanding Contribution Award
    Scott Monte (CPL Associates)
  • Professional Practice Elective Preceptor of the Year
    Prashant Joshi (Kaleida Health – Women & Children’s Hospital)
  • Outpatient Care Preceptor of the Year Award
    Stanley Piskorowski (Walgreens Pharmacy)
  • Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year
    Kristin Krajewski (VA WNY Healthcare System – Buffalo)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year
    Mary Pasko (SUNY Buffalo / VA WNY Healthcare System – Buffalo)