UI College of Pharmacy honors preceptors

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, along with Dean Donald Letendre, have announced the winners of the 2010-2011 Preceptor Excellence Awards. Recipients will be honored at the college’s continuing education event Friday, Oct. 21.

The awards recognize preceptors who have demonstrated excellence in enhancing the student rotation educational experience. Winners were selected in three categories. This year’s winners are:

  • Michelle Birdsell, Henry County Health Center, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience.
  • Mark Sorenson, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience.
  • Matthew Cantrell, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Pharmacy Practice Experience Faculty Preceptor.

Nominations for the preceptor of the year awards were accepted from students, faculty, and staff. Winners were selected by the College of Pharmacy Professional Experience Program committee.