Awards

Annual awards recognize outstanding and exemplary APPE preceptors who have distinguished themselves as preceptors as nominated by P4 students according to specific criteria: 

  • stimulates active independent and guided learning with constructive feedback;
  • demonstrates interest in and enthusiasm for teaching;
  • is inspiring and passionate about the profession;
  • is accessible to students and organized;
  • demonstrates professionalism, leadership, and management skills;
  • is active in the profession and in professional organizations; and
  • is an excellent communicator and positive role model with well-developed interpersonal skills.  

 

Congratulations and thank you to all 2019 - 2020 Preceptor Award Recipients!

The Preceptor of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize an exemplary preceptor of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) who has a demonstrated history of excellent precepting of student pharmacists. Criteria for the award include sustained contributions and service to the mission of the School of Pharmacy for at least five years as a preceptor to many students and nominations by students based on outstanding preceptor criteria. The Preceptor of the Year is:

 

2019-20 Preceptor of the Year Award

 

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Brice Arbuckle, PharmD 
with his pharmacist colleagues Susan Nichols (left) and Erica Talbert (right) 
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond 


The Outstanding Preceptor Awards recognize preceptors of Introductory and/or Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations who have demonstrated excellent precepting of at least two student pharmacists each year for at least two consecutive years. Preceptors are selected for these awards from student nominations and comments. The Outstanding Preceptor Award recipients for 2019-2020 are:

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Ericka Crouse, PharmD

VCU School of Pharmacy
Richmond, VA

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Josh Dakon, PharmD

Augusta Health
Fishersville, VA

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Saskia Leather, PharmD

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Fort Belvoir, VA

Stacey Lee, RPh (Photo not available)

Kroger Pharmacy
Chesapeake VA

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Lauren Pamulapati, PharmD

VCUHS – Hayes E. Willis Center of South Richmond
Richmond, VA

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Tracy Parker, RPh, MBA

VCUHS – Hayes E. Willis Center of South Richmond
Richmond, VA

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Jennifer Purdy, PharmD

Riverside Lifelong Health
Newport News, VA

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Joe Smith, PharmD

Salem VA Medical Center
Salem, VA

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Andrew Whitman, PharmD

UVA Health System
Charlottesville, VA

The Outstanding Partner Award was instituted in 2019 by the Office of Experiential Education to recognize health systems or sites that have gone above and beyond in providing experiential rotations to VCU pharmacy students. The Outstanding Partner Award recipient for 2019-2020 is:

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

Fort Belvoir, VA

Previous Preceptor of the Year Recipients

  • Eve Bell, HCA Doctors Hospital-Forest, Richmond – 2009
  • R. Michael Berryman, Community Memorial Hospital, South Hill – 1994
  • Donald Brophy, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2000
  • Robert (Bob) Carson, Martin's Pharmacy, Glen Allen – 2016
  • Robert (Bob) Carson, Atlee Cardinal Pharmacy, Ashland – 1991
  • Rebeccah Collins, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville – 2015
  • Neil Davis, Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital, Virginia Beach - 2017
  • Lisa Deal, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke – 2012
  • Richard Duggar, MCV Hospitals, Richmond – 1993
  • Patricia Fulco, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2001
  • Cheri Garvin, Leesburg Pharmacy, Leesburg – 2003
  • Elizabeth Gray, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 1998
  • Michael Groh, MCV Hospitals, Richmond – 1986
  • John Hasty, Virginia Pharmacists Association, Richmond – 1987
  • Tyler Martinson, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk – 2013
  • Timothy Musselman, Virginia Pharmacists Association, Richmond – 2011
  • Hong Nguyen, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church – 2010
  • Steve Nuckols, Medicap Pharmacy, Roanoke – 2005
  • Carrington “Kip” Raney, MCV Hospitals, Richmond – 1999
  • Megan M. Sarashinsky, HCA CJW Medical Center - Chippenham, Richmond – 2008
  • Brigitte L. Sicat, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2002
  • Evan Sisson, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond – 2004
  • Patty Slattum, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond - 2018
  • H. Joe Smith, The Medicine Shoppe, Falls Church – 1992
  • Daniel Wandres, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2007
  • Nicole Watts, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2014
  • Nancy Yunker, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 1995
  • Jay Zeigler, Family Drug Center, Coeburn – 2006

Previous Outstanding Preceptor Award (aka Preceptor of the Month) Recipients

  • Mark Adams, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem - 2017
  • Bryan Alexander, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2014
  • Larry Anderegg, Sheltering Arms Rehab Center, Mechanicsville – 2003
  • Diane Araj, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Virginia Beach – 2011
  • Beverlee Arnold, NeighborCare Pharmacy at Westminster Canterbury, Richmond - 2017
  • May Aziz, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2014
  • Melissa Belcher, Kroger Pharmacy, Abingdon – 2011
  • Eve Bell, HCA Doctors Hospital-Forest, Richmond – 2009
  • Mark Bernas, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond - 2017
  • Jennifer Blake, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax – 2013
  • Tina Bowling, Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic Pharmacy, Fredericksburg – 2016
  • Ken Brasfield, Western State Hospital, Staunton – 2016
  • Terri Bryant, Carilion Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy, Roanoke – 2008
  • Marcia Buck, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2006
  • Gary Buddie, Alexandria Health Department, Alexandria – 2003
  • Michelle Bundy, Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton – 2013
  • Elisa Burton, Central Virginia Training Center, Lynchburg - 2017
  • Billy Cahoon, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2015
  • Robert Carson, Ukrop’s Pharmacy, Richmond – 2009
  • Jon Carter, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond – 2014
  • Roger Chicoine, NeighborCare Pharmacy, Manassas – 2006
  • Jennifer Chow, Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughter, Norfolk – 2009
  • Tanya Claiborne, Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton – 2010
  • Sam Clay, Kirkpatrick’s Pharmacy, Petersburg – 2004
  • Dan Colpo, Walgreen’s Pharmacy, Midlothian – 2005, 2008
  • Eric Colpo, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Richmond - 2018
  • Alexis Crawford, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville - 2017
  • David Creecy, Poquoson Pharmacy, Poquoson – 2004, 2008, 2011
  • Richard Crusenberry, Food City, Johnson City, TN – 2008
  • Martin Cruz, Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton – 2011
  • Arash Dabestani, Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge – 2006
  • Marjan Daneshmand, Virginia Hospital Center Outpatient Pharmacy and Clinic, Arlington - 2017
  • Larry Davis, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News – 2006
  • Neil Davis, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk – 2003
  • Neil Davis, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Virginia Beach – 2009, 2014
  • Ron Davis, Buford Road Pharmacy, Richmond – 2004
  • Lisa Deal, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke – 2010
  • Kathlene DeGregory, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2012
  • Dave Dixon, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2013
  • Krista Donohoe, VCU School of Pharmacy/Plaza Professional Pharmacy, Richmond – 2013
  • Amanda Dubil, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2013
  • Michael Dupree, Federal Correction Complex Petersburg, Richmond – 2009
  • Angela Dyer, Buford Road Pharmacy, Richmond – 2006
  • Jennifer Edwards, Walgreen’s Pharmacy, Midlothian – 2006
  • Cindy Elkins, Norton Community Hospital, Norton – 2007
  • Trisha Exline, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg WV – 2012
  • David Flammia, Kroger Pharmacy, Richmond – 2015
  • Julie Flint, Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg – 2006
  • Cat Floroff, Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk - 2018
  • Rachel Flurie, VCU School of Pharmacy/VCU Health System, Richmond - 2017
  • Patricia Fulco, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2004, 2014
  • Mary Scott Garrett, Parham Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond – 2011
  • Ted Garrett, Kroger Pharmacy, Mechanicsville – 2006
  • Cheri Garvin, Leesburg Pharmacy, Leesburg – 2003
  • Kristie Golden, Sam’s Club Pharmacy, Johnson City, TN – 2010
  • Megan Goodwin, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke – 2012
  • Leigh Ann Gravatt, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2010
  • Tish Grubbs, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Mechanicsville – 2003
  • Heather Cox Hall, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2010
  • Anne Harrison, Kroger Pharmacy, Richmond – 2014
  • Michelle Harrison, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2016
  • Marti Healy, Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg – 2016
  • Brad Heidenthal, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News - 2018
  • Jason Hoffman, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke – 2011
  • George Holzbach, Ukrop’s Pharmacy, Richmond – 2003
  • Joe Hoyle, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, Richmond – 2008, 2012
  • Michael Johnson, Michael’s Pharmacy, Abingdon – 2007
  • Tana N. Kaefer, Richmond Apothecaries, Richmond – 2007, 2015
  • Behnam Kamrad, Kaiser Permanente Fair Oaks Medical Center, Fairfax – 2008
  • Denise Kockler, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2005
  • Holly Lake, RX3 Pharmacy, Chester - 2018
  • Cathy Lawson, Wellmont Bristol Reg. Med. Center, Bristol – 2005
  • Dicky Lockridge, Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands – 2003
  • Brian Logue, Langley Air Force Base Pharmacy, Hampton – 2007
  • Tim Lucas, DownHome Pharmacy, Roanoke – 2004, 2009
  • Amy Lugo, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD – 2008
  • Adriane Lyles, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2010
  • Rusty Maney, Walgreens, Richmond – 2013
  • Kristin Marge, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria – 2016
  • Niel Mason, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk – 2003
  • Amanda Matassa, Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond – 2013
  • Abby Matulewicz, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond - 2018
  • Greg McCain, Williamson’s Pharmacy, Richmond – 2007
  • Lisa McClanahan, CVS Pharmacy, Richmond – 2007
  • Kevin McDermott, Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Shiprock, NM – 2011
  • Eric McLain, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria - 2018
  • Jeannette McWhorter, Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton – 2014
  • Javier Menendez, Virginia Premier Health Plan, Richmond - 2017
  • Melinda Micklewright, James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN – 2008
  • Leila Mohassel, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church – 2012
  • Cherri Mohler, Walgreens Pharmacy at CJW, Richmond – 2009
  • Johnny Moore, Kmart, Richmond – 2008
  • Kerri Musselman, Bon Secours Medical Home, Midlothian – 2014
  • Tiffany Ngo, Giant Foods, Fairfax – 2009
  • Hong Nguyen, Inova Fairfax, Fairfax – 2008
  • Steve Nuckols, Medicap Pharmacy, Roanoke – 2005
  • Michael Nyame-Mireku, Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington – 2015
  • Sheri Ober, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke – 2009
  • Eric Paradisi, Giant Pharmacy, Annandale – 2005
  • Dianthia Patrick, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church – 2010
  • James Patterson, Berkeley Pharmacy, Williamsburg – 2003
  • Stacey Pattie, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2008
  • Marty Paulus, Kroger Pharmacy, Richmond – 2005
  • Terry Potter, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2012
  • Amber Orsmby Powell, HCA CJW Medical Center - Chippenham, Richmond – 2013
  • Kelly Rea, Buford Road Pharmacy, Richmond – 2010
  • Sean Reed, Harris Teeter Pharmacy, Arlington – 2016
  • Tim Robertson, Ukrop’s Pharmacy, Richmond – 2006
  • Margaret Rowe, Fauquier Health, Warrenton – 2015
  • Barry Rumble, NeighborCare Pharmacy, Newport News – 2006, 2015
  • Rafael Saenz, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville - 2017
  • Nana Safo, Nat’l Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD – 2008
  • Megan Sarashinsky, HCA CJW Medical Center – Chippenham, Richmond – 2008
  • Mona Shah, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church – 2012
  • Todd Shearon, Sentara Norfolk General, Norfolk – 2004
  • Erin Sherwood, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Northern Virginia – 2016
  • Eddie Shibley, Plaza Professional Pharmacy/Imperial Plaza, Richmond - 2017
  • Evan Sisson, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond – 2004
  • Gayle Slifka, NeighborCare, Richmond – 2004
  • Rebecca Snead, Virginia Pharmacists Association, Richmond – 2007
  • Joan Sok, Walgreens Pharmacy, Herndon – 2015
  • Richard Stark, Target Pharmacy, Fredericksburg – 2004
  • Rodney Stiltner, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2012
  • Mickey Stredler, Bayview Plaza Pharmacy, Norfolk – 2005
  • Daniel Swank, Sam’s Club Pharmacy, Charlottesville – 2010
  • Steve Swaringen, Anthem/CareMore, Richmond - 2018
  • John Tabb, Radiology Services of Hampton Roads, Chesapeake – 2005
  • Divya Trehan, Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk – 2014
  • Wayne VanWie, Professional Pharmacy of Essex, Baltimore, MD – 2007
  • Mark Vaughan, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Richmond – 2012
  • Daniel Wandres, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2007
  • Daniel Wandres, Inova Health System, Falls Church – 2011
  • Casey Washington, VCU School of Pharmacy, Inova Campus, Falls Church – 2016
  • Donna White, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2007
  • Christina Whitehill, HCA Henrico Doctors' Hospital - Forest, Richmond – 2013
  • Diana Willman, Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg – 2011
  • Jena Willis, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem – 2016
  • Alec Wiatt, Walgreen’s Pharmacy, Newport News – 2005
  • David Wyatt, HCA Henrico Doctors' Hospital-Forest, Richmond – 2015
  • Brittany Young, Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital, Ft. Belvoir – 2015
  • Jay Zeigler, Family Drug Center, Coeburn – 2006

Previous Outstanding Mentor Award (aka Mentor of the Year) Recipients

  • Rebeccah Collins, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Hospital, Richmond – 2011
  • Patricia Fulco, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2009
  • Sharon Gatewood, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2011
  • TuLinh Le, Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center, Midlothian – 2008
  • Brigitte Sicat, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2008
  • Daniel Tassone, VCU School of Pharmacy - Inova Campus, Falls Church – 2009
  • Casey Washington, VCU School of Pharmacy - Inova Campus, Falls Church – 2010
  • Donna White, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville – 2010

Previous Outstanding Service Award Recipients

  • Deirdre Carolan, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Falls Church – 2015
  • Joe Hoyle, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of VA, Richmond – 2009
  • Michelle McCarthy, UVa Health System, Charlottesville - 2018
  • Delegate Harvey Morgan, Virginia General Assembly, Richmond – 2008
  • Ed Shibley, Plaza Professional Pharmacy, Richmond – 2010
  • Evan Sisson, VCU School of Pharmacy - MCV, Richmond – 2016
  • Patricia Slattum, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond – 2010
  • Rodney Stiltner, VCU Health System, Richmond – 2009