Allied Services Integrated
Brenda Reibson, MDiv, was announced as the new bereavement coordinator for the Hospice program. Reibson holds a Master of Divinity and a Certificate in Counseling from Missio Seminary (formerly Biblical Theological Seminary). In her role, Reibson will provide support services and spiritual care to bereaved families and individuals after the passing of a loved one. She brings more than six years of pastoral experience to her new role.
Alysha Suley, MM, MT-BC, was announced as a new music therapist for their Wilkes-Barre Hospice Center. Suley holds a Bachelor of Music in music therapy and a minor in psychology from Berklee College of Music and a Master of Music Therapy from Colorado State University. In her role, Suley will provide music support services to patients and families receiving care at the inpatient center in Luzerne County. She brings more than 10 years of music therapy experience to her new role.
The bank welcomed Terri Parke-Welsch as the new vice president and branch manager at the Olyphant location. In her new role, Parke-Welsch will be responsible for overseeing the branch, promoting growth and sales, staffing the branches and handling training and compliance maintenance. She specializes in small-business development and lending and team growth and development.
Parke-Welsch brings 40 years of banking experience to her new position. After beginning her career in 1982 at First Liberty Bank (which would eventually become Community Bank), Parke-Welsch continued her career at First National Bank of Pennsylvania before returning to community bank as a branch manager.
Theresa M. Hinton, Esq., CTFA, has been promoted to senior vice president, general counsel.
In her new role as general counsel, Hinton manages the bank’s legal portfolio.
Hinton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration from St. Francis University, Loretto, and a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh. She earned her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation in 2019, and her professional affiliations include membership in the Pennsylvania and Lackawanna County bar associations.
First Keystone Community Bank
The bank recognized 12 employees for their milestone continuous years of service.
Employees recognized for 10 years of service include Shane Davis, accountant II/systems administrator; Lauren Duane, business services manager; Yolanda Francis, regional branch administrator/training specialist; Kathleen Jarski, regional branch administrator; Martin Leandri, financial consultant; and Natalie Stackhouse, controller.
Recognized for 20 years of service is Sara Talanca, commercial support specialist.
Employees recognized for 25 years of service include June George, branch administrator; Megan Boone, electronic/deposit processing coordinator; and Elaine Woodland, president and CEO.
Recognized for 30 years of service is Sandy Cole, community office manager, and recognized for 35 years of service is Bonnie Nevel, deposit processing supervisor.
Karen M. Smith has been promoted to senior vice president, relationship manager III.
In her new role, Smith will be responsible for managing commercial relationships, developing referral relationships and conducting various sales-related activities.
She joined the bank in 2000, most recently serving as vice president, commercial officer.
Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a minor in finance from King’s College and an MBA from Misericordia University. She completed Leadership Lackawanna for Leadership Fundamentals and the Pa. Bankers Advanced School of Commercial Lending and is NMLS licensed.
She resides in Jenkins Twp.
Foley Law Firm
Attorneys Michael J. Foley and Thomas J. Foley III have been selected to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. The designation marks both attorneys as top rated in their profession, as recognized by their peers.
Michael J. Foley helps clients regarding legal issues in Personal Injury — General: Plaintiff; Personal Injury — Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff; and Workers’ Compensation: Claimant issues. He has been selected to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2004.
Thomas J. Foley III helps clients address Personal Injury — General: Plaintiff situations. He has been selected to the Super Lawyers list since 2020.
The law firm serves personal injury clients throughout Northeast and Central Pennsylvania with offices in Scranton and Stroudsburg. The firm handles a wide range of personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation claims and medical negligence.
Matthew Desciak, M.D., has been appointed chair of anesthesiology systemwide. Desciak previously served as interim chair.
His leadership at the health system has included completion of the Partners in Leadership and E. Allen Deaver Leadership Development programs. Desciak has also represented the Department of Anesthesiology in multiple capacities, such as serving on the Provider Credentials Committee.
He has served as regional chair of anesthesiology for Geisinger Wyoming Valley and Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre since 2018 and was named interim chair of anesthesiology in October 2021.
Shikhar Agarwal, M.D., M.P.H., has been promoted to chief of structural heart disease at the health system.
In his new role, Agarwal oversees the integration and growth of services across the health system for patients with diseases of the heart valves.
A health network provider since 2016, Agarwal specializes in valve-related interventions and complex coronary interventions. He leads the structural heart disease program at Geisinger Medical Center, performing minimally invasive procedures, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement, paravalvular leak closure and coronary interventions that require only a skin puncture.
Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania
The organization announced the approval of two new committee members.
Brian Burd, of Clarks Summit, will serve on the Finance & Audit Committee. Burd is vice president at Luzerne Bank in Dallas. Specializing in commercial lending, he is responsible for managing a sizeable loan portfolio, regularly assessing the financial health of the bank’s lending clients, and assisting local businesses to reach their goals. Burd also served as president of the Tunkhannock Area Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization for seven years and gave back to the Tunkhannock community as a youth sports coach for 12 years.
Marguerite “Maggie” Wonsiewicz, of Enola, will serve on the Fund Development Committee. Wonsiewicz is an account executive at Capital Blue Cross. She is responsible for managing some of Capital Blue Cross’ largest and most high-profile employer group customers, including the Federal Employee Program. In her role she collaborates with employer leadership to efficiently manage benefit programs and analyze utilization trends and industry developments to control costs. Wonsiewicz also serves as a volunteer parent adviser for the Cumberland Valley Youth Cheer Association, and has served as a board member for Executive Women International, Harrisburg Chapter, and as a volunteer for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce Business and Industry Night Committee.
Keystone Structural Group
The structural engineering firm, headquartered in Scranton, welcomes two new professionals to the firm.
Jerehmy Corrigan, P.E. S.E., of Olyphant, has joined as a senior structural engineer.
With 10 years of professional experience, Corrigan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Bloomsburg University and a Master of Engineering degree in structural engineering from Lehigh University.
During his professional career, Corrigan has worked on a wide range of commercial projects, residential projects, and repair and restoration building projects. He also has extensive experience in forensic engineering and holds Professional Engineer (PE) licenses in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Florida and his Structural Engineering (SE) license in Illinois.
Timothy Bailiff, of Old Forge, has joined as a structural designer.
Bailiff earned a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from Penn State University.
During his professional career, Bailiff has worked for engineering firms in the Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia regions, supporting senior engineers on many private and public building projects.
The college’s newly established Center for Technology Innovation (CTI) has named Dalton resident Marc Gonzalez as its executive director. In addition, Gonzalez is also serving as director of CTI’s Cyber Security Program.
Slated to launch this spring, CTI will provide education and training in cutting-edge, technology-based fields on both a regional and national level. To prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow, CTI will offer undergraduate degrees, corporate training and short-term, stackable certificates. Key areas of focus will be robotics, electric vehicles/advanced automotive, cybersecurity and communications technology.
He earned an MBA in finance and a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, both from the University of Scranton.
The bank welcomed Joseph D. Angelella as vice president, commercial loan officer. He will be responsible for generating new commercial loan business and managing a commercial loan portfolio in Northeast Pennsylvania. A graduate of Wilkes University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance and administration, Angelella is also a graduate of the Pennsylvania Banker’s School of Commercial Lending at Bucknell University.
Angelella has held several senior lending banking positions in his career throughout Northeast Pennsylvania.
Angelella is a student mentor at Wilkes University.
Dr. Vijayachandra Ramachandra, professor of communication sciences and disorders, and first-year speech-language pathology graduate students Kirsten Van Louvender, Kelli Moreno and Angela Genter presented their research, “Meow and Oink Lead to a Right Spatial Bias: Implications for Aphasia Therapy,” at the 2022 American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Convention held Nov. 17-19 in New Orleans.
In this study, the investigators explored how the brain processes different types of words and environmental sounds using neuropsychological methods called visual and tactile line bisection. The findings of this study have important implications for treating people with aphasia, a disorder caused due to a stroke or a head injury and which can affect a person’s ability to communicate.
Maternal and Family Health Services
Nurse-Family Partnership, a national program serving first-time moms and their children affected by economic inequality, has awarded a Tenacious Caregiver Award for Nurse Supervisor to Lynn Lauri, BSN, RN.
Lauri’s 40-year nursing career includes 20 years with the Nurse-Family Partnership, where she has served as nurse supervisor for two years. Lauri’s personal goal is to change the future, one baby at a time. Lauri has proudly served 270 NFP families over the years. Even when her team doubled in size last year, Lauri never faltered in her support of her team’s professional development, self-care and reflective practice.
Christina Mueller-Curran, owner/operator of 19 restaurants across Northeast Pennsylvania, has won a Ronald Award, an accolade recognizing owner/operators for outstanding contributions to the company, employees, guests and their local community.
The company presents the award each year to individuals who not only operate top-performing restaurants but also exemplify the best of the company brand. Mueller-Curran was one of only two owner/operators across the Northeast to receive the honor this year.
A second-generation owner/operator and franchisee since 2003, she was presented the award by the company’s Stamford, Connecticut, field office during a nationwide summit for owner/operators and mid-managers in Las Vegas in the fall.
Mount Airy Casino Resort
The casino resort, Pennsylvania’s first AAA Four-Diamond casino and premier adults-only resort, announced the appointment of gaming and hospitality executive Ben Koff as chief operating officer and general manager, pending approval by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Koff joins the casino and resort in the heart of the Pocono Mountains with over 16 years of experience in the gaming industry with roles in marketing, finance and operations.
In his new role, Koff will manage all aspects of the casino and resort’s operation, including gaming, guest services, human resources, financial performance and sales and marketing. As strategic leader, Koff will uphold the resort’s brand standards, working to exceed guest expectations through personalized service.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center
The organization announced its Lean Enterprise consultant, Brian Matyjevich, recently completed the British Standards Institution’s (BSI’s) ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Training course and successfully obtained designation as an ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor with competencies in environmental management systems, management systems auditing and leading management systems audit teams. The designation complements his existing professional portfolio, which includes ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2016 Rev D Internal Auditor credentials, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Professional and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certificates, along with numerous environmental and project management credentials.
BSI is an Exemplar Global-certified training provider and examiner certification provider.
PA Advocates Inc.
Dana Marmo, CRC, LPC, CVE of the Clarks Summit company recently served as a guest lecturer at the University of Scranton graduate program in forensic vocational rehabilitation.
Marmo’s forensic vocational expert practice focuses on civil litigation, worker’s compensation, family law and Social Security disability. Marmo is a certified vocational evaluator, a certified rehabilitation counselor and a licensed professional counselor.
Marmo obtained her master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from the University of Scranton, and has been in private practice as an accredited forensic vocational expert over the past six years.
PennDOT District 4
Jennifer Borino, P.E., has been promoted to assistant portfolio engineer for the district. In this position, Borino is responsible for the oversight of all project schedules, coordinating and evaluating with department staff the need for project-related prioritizations, the arrangement of the letting schedule, and overseeing consultant project managers.
Borino recently held the positions of acting assistant portfolio engineer, district maintenance engineer and assistant liaison manager. Borino holds her professional license in engineering. She is a graduate of Penn State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
Tonya E. Decker of Waymart has been promoted to fiscal management specialist 2 for the district. She has held many positions in the fiscal department, with her most recent position as a fiscal management specialist 1. Decker earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Lackawanna College. She has previously worked at the Department of Corrections in the accounting department.
Gery Pawelzik, P.E., has been promoted to senior civil engineer supervisor in the bridge inspection department for the district. In this position, Pawelzik is responsible for planning, coordinating and reviewing the inspections for over 2,000 bridges in the district.
Pawelzik recently held the position of civil engineer in the District 4 Bridge Unit. He is a graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and holds a Professional Engineering License in Pennsylvania.
Peoples Security Bank & Trust Company
Jeffrey Drobins has been promoted to executive vice president and chief lending officer of the bank.
Drobins previously was senior vice president and market president for the bank’s Lehigh Valley and New Jersey markets, which consist of three locations in Lehigh and Northampton counties and one location in Middlesex County. He joined the bank in 2014.
As chief lending officer, Drobins is responsible for profitable growth in commercial, consumer and mortgage lending and for ensuring borrowers receive an exceptional banking experience. He will also be responsible for leading the origination, portfolio management and credit quality across all lending products.
Realty Network Group
The realty group announced the addition of Annabelle Rogers to their network of real estate professionals. She’s a newly licensed realtor who’s lived in Northeastern Pennsylvania since the age of 6. Rogers has a distinct skill set, which sets her apart from some of her peers in the realty business. These include an extensive background in child care, experience in customer service, an affinity for interior room design and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
Catering to people’s needs is certainly a strength she brings to the table.
Scranton Area Community Foundation
Maggie Martinelli was recently promoted to chief operating officer at the foundation. In her new role, Martinelli will assume a higher level of responsibility for aspects of internal operations, internal dynamics and processes.
Since joining the foundation in 2016, Martinelli has helped to establish nearly 100 charitable funds and to process over $14 million in grants and scholarships for projects and programs in the community. She has managed programming through the foundation’s Center for Community Leadership & Nonprofit Excellence, providing access to dozens of cutting-edge training and technical assistance programs for nonprofit organizations annually, and the NEPA Learning Conference, which serves over 200 local nonprofit professionals on a biennial basis.
Step By Step
Beth Ann Puchalsky recently joined the organization as Eastern ID/a vice president of operations. She brings an extensive resume of experience in the field of mental health and intellectual disabilities, working for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for over 30 years.
After retiring from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, she engaged in consulting services with a focus on quality management activities and operations management strategies for several agencies in the eastern part of the state. Her most recent role was that of CEO for an upstart organization under restructuring located in the Lehigh Valley. Puchalsky looks forward to working with the experienced staff at the nonprofit to continue to provide choices and quality in the lives of the individuals the agency serves.
Lynn Miller, who most recently served as the national senior justice/WRAP associate and consultant at Advocates for Human Potential, has become the vice president of business and program development of the organization.
Prior to joining Advocates for Human Potential, Miller accepted the state’s first position as the Department of Corrections’ mental health advocate where she was responsible for advising the Secretary of Corrections on improvements to the prison’s behavioral health care services, including services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and dually diagnosed individuals. Lynn also served as the chief of staff in the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
Miller has a Bachelor of Science degree in behavioral science and earned her Master of Health Education degree from Pennsylvania State University.
The Wright Center
Maria Kolcharno, LSW, director of addiction services, and Marcella Garvin, Healthy Maternal Opiate Medical Support program lead case manager, at the Wright Center for Community Health, recently collaborated on the presentation, “Healthy MOMS: It Takes a Village,” at the Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s National Family Week Conference at Mohegan Pennsylvania.
The presentation provided a forum to discuss the variety of services available in the region and the best practices to advocate and link mothers with substance use disorder to supportive programs for them and their young children.
The center, for example, recently collaborated with Maternal and Family Health Services to share a lactation specialist who serves as a mother’s coach after the child is born.
The Healthy MOMS program is part of the Wright Center for Community Health’s Opioid Use Disorder Center.
In addition, Kolcharno and Garvin recently made a presentation about the importance of breastfeeding for lowering rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome at the virtual Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Keystone 10 & First Food Collaborative Meeting.
Kolcharno and Garvin shared data on the lower rates of NAS due to the increased rate of mothers in the program breastfeeding their newborns and the lessons they learned through the Wright Center for Community Health’s Healthy MOMS program.
NAS is a group of conditions caused when a baby withdraws from certain drugs he or she is exposed to in the womb before birth. NAS is most often caused when a woman takes opioids during pregnancy.
The Healthy MOMS program, which serves Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties, is part of the Wright Center for Community Health’s Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence.
Dr. Prachi Agarwal, a board-certified pediatrician, joined the Wright Center for Community Health Scranton Practice, 501 S. Washington Ave., in January.
The health center provides primary and specialty care for children of all ages, from newborn check-ups and well visits to vaccinations, school physicals and overall anticipatory guidance through a child’s developmental stages.
Agarwal earned her medical degree at KLE University, Belgaum, India. She completed her pediatric training and graduated with excellence from Rutgers Health/Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and possesses certifications from the Brazelton Touchpoint Parenting Program and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
Kevin A. Perneta, MBA, of Frackville, has been named vice president and chief compliance officer (CCO) of the Wright Centers for Community Health and Graduate Medical Education.
As the CCO, he is responsible for the direct planning and oversight of activities in the center’s compliance department. Perneta will develop and implement an effective compliance program that mitigates risks, promotes integrity, and enhances readiness for various insurance and accreditation audits and site visits. The CCO provides strategic guidance to the executive management team by monitoring and reporting results of compliance activities, assessments and ethics performance of the organization and recommends risk mitigation strategies.
Perneta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and an MBA from Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Tobyhanna Army Depot
The depot honored two employees as Employee of the Quarter (EOQ). Although there are many great candidates that help the depot run daily, this quarter Donna Derenick of the C4ISR Directorate and Olivia Corum of the Production Management Directorate have been selected as the junior and senior honorees respectively.
Derenick began her career at the depot nearly 13 years ago and takes pride in her current role as a secretary within the C4ISR Sensors Division. She is responsible for keeping time, the management of branch and division tasks, calendar meetings and appointments for employees and consistently provides proper coverage, communications and successful on-time completion of all division deadlines.
In addition to her duties as secretary, Derenick also currently serves as her division’s safety star point. Recently, she ensured periodic safety briefings were communicated and documented for audit compliance and also inspected/updated all division safety requirements, leading to zero-findings on the division’s recent ISO 45001 internal audit.
Corum joined the depot five years ago and currently is part of one of its newest organizations, the Business Intelligence Team. Among her responsibilities is helping the team develop new visual tools that supervisors can use to see how their shops are performing in easily digestible ways. She also helps to maintain existing business intelligence tools currently used on the depot.
She recently served as project manager and designer of TYAD’s Command Dashboard, an analytical dashboard that monitors the health and productivity of the organization.
The corporation has appointed Robert F. Beard as chief operations officer.
In his new role, Beard will be responsible for oversight of UGI’s Global LPG line of business in addition to the natural gas line of business, which he led previously. He will be accountable for ensuring the execution of strategy, delivering safe and reliable service, and driving continuous improvement of the customer experience across each of the company’s business units. Beard will retain responsibility for Global Engineering & Construction and Procurement and will continue to serve on the company’s executive leadership team.
Christopher R. Brown has been named vice president, finance and chief financial officer of the utility company, effective Jan. 16. In this role, Brown will report to corporation chief financial officer Ted Jastrzebski and work closely with President Hans Bell as a member of the Utilities leadership team.
Previously, Brown served as vice president and general manager – rates and supply at the utility company, where he led the company through several successful regulatory accomplishments.
Brown joined the company in 1997 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility in engineering, marketing, rates and gas supply, customer accounting, call center and field operations.
University of Scranton
The university awarded 2023 faculty development intersession grants to four faculty members.
Gerard Dumancas, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, received a grant to research “A facile, convenient, and affordable method to determine the authenticity of liquid chicken egg whites.” He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of the Philippines and a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Oklahoma State University. He joined the faculty at Scranton in 2021.
Christopher Hauser, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy, received a grant to research “Aristotle’s Epistemology of Essence.” He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history from Dartmouth College and a doctorate in philosophy from Rutgers University. He joined the faculty at Scranton in 2020.
Adam Pratt, Ph.D., associate professor of history, received a grant to research “The Noble and Indefatigable Auxiliary of the Republican Party: The Wide-Awake in Pennsylvania.” He earned a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. He joined the faculty at Scranton in 2013.
Brian Snee, Ph.D., associate professor of communications and media, received a grant to research “The Scene of the Crime: Rhetorical Silences in Fetterman’s Gun Violence.” Snee earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Scranton. He earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in communication arts and science from Penn State University. He joined the faculty at Scranton in 2020.
U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser
The congressman announced the addition of a new staff member, covering the Northern Tier of the newly expanded 9th Congressional District. Mike Marabell will serve as the field director based out of the recently opened Tunkhannock district office.
Marabell is an Army veteran and lifelong resident of Wyoming County. He started with Meuser after a long career with Frontier Communications.
Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District includes Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Sullivan, Schuylkill, Montour, Columbia, Northumberland and Lebanon counties, as well as parts of Luzerne, Lycoming and Berks counties.
Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers
Larryl Damon Jr., DO, pediatrician at two of the health centers’ pediatric sites, the Pike Pediatric Center and the Sterling Pediatric Center, has been awarded board certification as a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP).
In addition to successfully passing the ABP’s general pediatrics certifying exam covering all aspects of health care for infants, children and adolescents, Damon was also required to complete three years of pediatric training in an accredited residency program, prove clinical competence as well as demonstrate professional and ethical conduct to become a board-certified pediatrician.
The health system welcomed certified physician assistant Casey Badik as the newest primary care provider at the Carbondale Family Health Center. Badik joins board-certified family physician T.J. Luma, M.D., and Sharon Savakinas, PA-C, at the practice located at 141 Salem Ave., where she’ll see patients ranging from newborn to the elderly.
She has nearly five years of experience as a PA-C at Geisinger Family Practice sites in Scranton and Kingston.
Badik completed her graduate education with a Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from Marywood University after earning a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University.
Wayne Memorial Hospital
Ed Daniels, certified physician assistant, is working once again with the hospital’s orthopaedic team which encompasses the offices of Jeffrey Mogerman, M.D., in Waymart and David Caucci, M.D., and Keith Cordischi, D.O., at Honesdale Orthopaedics on Route 191/ Lake Ariel Highway.
Daniels has a long history working with Mogerman, having been an integral member of his staff between 1985 and 2000. From that time until recently, Daniels was employed by St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, working in the department of Subspecialities Surgery.
Daniels is a lifelong resident of Honesdale.
The hospital welcomed certified registered nurse practitioner Lori Jordan as the newest provider to join its cardiology team. Jordan has been a nurse practitioner for 19 years focusing on treating patients suffering from heart disease. She sees patients for evaluation and treatment at Wayne Memorial’s Physician Specialty Clinic located on the hospital’s fourth floor.
Jordan is a Certified Heart Failure Nurse (CHFN) and works under the supervision of board-certified Interventional cardiologists Walid Hassan, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FACC, FCCP, FSCAI, FSVM, the medical director of the facility’s Heart & Vascular Center, and Bradley Serwer, M.D., as well as board-certified general cardiologist Joseph Laureti, DO.
She earned a master’s degree in nursing from College Misericordia, Dallas.
Danielle Kieck, assistant professor in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, has been named a 2022-23 Faculty Scholar by the NACDS Foundation. Kieck is one of only six pharmacy faculty members from across the country selected for the program.
The Faculty Scholars program offers assistant professors at accredited U.S. schools or colleges of pharmacy the opportunity to engage in an 18-month mentored academic research process.
Kieck joined the university in 2019 and mainly teaches in the self-care pharmacotherapeutics module and pharmacy care lab series.
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