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Western New England University's 2019 Preceptors of the Year!


CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019 Preceptors of the Year!


Faculty Preceptor of the Year

Marissa Ostroff, PharmD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Ambulatory Care, Kidney Care & Transplant Services of New England, Springfield, MA


Student Comments:  Watching Dr. Ostroff work with her patients is inspiring as she connects with each patient and works to create a plan that will work best for each of them.  She has been a tremendous influence on me both personally and professionally.


Elective Preceptor of the Year:

Stephen Berkley, RPh

Empire Home Infusion Services, Malta, NY


Student Comments:  Stephen Berkley left a lasting impression and inspired me to consider Home Infusion as a career. 

He continues to be an important resource, mentor and role model for me.


Institutional Preceptor of the Year

Jerry Munic, RPh, MBA  

Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke


Student Comments:  Jerry Munic wants learners to grow as successful pharmacists and people as well. 

He has created a welcoming, friendly and professional environment where I felt like I was an important part of the community.



If you would like to join the preceptor team at Western New England

University, please contact Karen Smith at 413-796-2076 or

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