Jamie McConaha - PPA Preceptor of the Year
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association
PPA Announces Jamie McConaha of Venetia as 2014 Preceptor of the Year
Harrisburg, PA --- The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) recently honored Jamie McConaha, PharmD, CGP, BCACP with the Preceptor of the Year Award during PPA's 2014 Annual Conference held at the Four Points by Sheraton on September 20, 2014 in Mars, PA.
The Preceptor of the Year is nominated by a PPA Student Member, and recognizes a preceptor who goes above and beyond in their training and leadership for their students.
A 2007 graduate of Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy, Jamie McConaha is a preceptor for Duquesne University and Preferred Primary Care Physicians and is an Assistant Professor at her alma mater. She serves as an amazing role model to her students, expressing her professional yet warm and welcoming personality to everyone she encounters. Her capability to have so many responsibilities, yet still remain so positive and excited to come to work every day is continuously inspiring to her students. McConaha pushes her students to understand what to look for and to ensure that they have the most accurate and complete information. She is an encouraging voice guiding pharmacy students to become better clinicians, and motivates them to be progressive members of the pharmacy profession. She embodies what all pharmacists and healthcare providers should strive to accomplish.
Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,300 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, representing almost all facets of pharmacy practice. As the leading voice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania, it promotes the profession through advocacy, education, and communication to enhance patient care and public health.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.
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