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Kessler Named Preceptor of Year at SWOSU
May 15, 2006
Barbara Kessler of Owasso received the Roche Preceptor of the Year Award at ceremonies held recently at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.
Kessler was honored at the SWOSU College of Pharmacy awards ceremony.
Roche Laboratories, Inc. provides this award to an outstanding member of the volunteer clinical pharmacy faculty at SWOSU in recognition of his or her contribution to the educational process through the pharmacy practicum course. The recipient is chosen by full-time clinical pharmacy faculty with assistance by the third year professional students.
Kessler is director of pharmacy at Orthopedic Hospital of Oklahoma in Tulsa, where she is also a preceptor for SWOSU and the University of Oklahoma Colleges of Pharmacy. She has had vast experience in education, hospital and retail pharmacy work having served in pharmacies in the Tulsa area as well as Albuquerque, N.M., El Paso, Texas, and Indianapolis, Ind. She has also taught at El Paso Community College.
Kessler was honored during the SWOSU College of Pharmacy awards ceremony in which numerous students received awards and scholarships.