Preceptors' Info. and Resources

Welcome, Preceptors

Thank you for being a preceptor and contributing to clinical education at the School of Pharmacy. We truly appreciate your time and energy and recognize that you make a significant difference in preparing future practitioners. We have prepared this page for you as a reference guide for your role in interacting with us and our students.

Experiential Learning Faculty and Support Staff

Our office is located in Stark Learning Center (SLC), Room 336. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please feel free to contact us with questions, concerns or comments.

Shelli Holt-Macey, RPh

Director of Experiential Programs

Shelli Holt-Macey is Director of the entire experiential program and the course coordinator for all Advanced Pharmacy Practice (APPE) rotations, for the faculty rotation portion of PHA 440 (Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience or IPPE II), as well as for the Clinical Institutional IPPE (PHA 445). She oversees all experiential courses and sits on many school committees as the experiential liaison to the School of Pharmacy.

Kristina Powers, Pharm.D.

Experiential Coordinator

Kristina Powers is the Experiential Coordinator and works primarily with experiential learning outside the classroom. She takes the lead in the IPPEs related to Community Practice (PHA 335) and the prescriber portion of IPPE II (PHA 440). She is also the coordinator and preceptor for the school's Clinical Telepharmacy IPPE (PHA 555) and elective APPE rotations, both of which occur at the Geisinger Telepharmacy.

Steven Kheloussi, Pharm.D.

Self-Directed IPPE Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Steven Kheloussi is the coordinator for the Self-Directed Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (SD-IPPE). SD-IPPE involves P1-P3 student participation in community service programs that directly affect patients for an accumulation of 20 experiential hours. Common examples of these programs include: brown bags at senior centers/health fairs, blood pressure screenings, and poison prevention programs.

Julia Jacien

Experiential Education Support Specialist

Julia Jacien is the Office Assistant in the Office of Experiential Education, within the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She plays a significant role in many operations of our office, including communicating, collecting, and submitting student onboarding documentation for experiential sites, and assisting with quality assurance measures.

Becoming a Preceptor

Becoming a preceptor is an extremely rewarding experience! If you are interested in becoming a preceptor for the School of Pharmacy or for more information, please send your inquiry to Shelli Holt-Macey, Director of Experiential Programs via the online form below.

Preceptor Inquiry Form