AACP Master Preceptor Recognition Program 2021 Recipients

The AACP Master Preceptor Recognition Program has recognized four individuals as master preceptors, for their dedication and commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. This seventh cohort will receive a recognition plaque, complimentary AACP membership, and national recognition from AACP and other pharmacy associations.

The purpose of the AACP Master Preceptor Recognition Program is to highlight preceptors, who are not full-time employees of a school/college of pharmacy, for their sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice.

Kimberly Boeser, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCIDP

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Dr. Kimberly Boeser is the pharmacy supervisor for system infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship at M Health Fairview. Dr. Boeser serves as the residency program director for the PGY2 infectious diseases residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She has been a clinical preceptor for the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy since 2009. In her role as pharmacy supervisor, she has direct responsibility and oversight of clinical antimicrobial stewardship teams at 10 acute care sites, antimicrobial therapy utilization, regulatory requirement compliance and outcomes measures as relates to antimicrobial stewardship and research and education.

She completed her undergraduate, Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health degrees from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. She completed her pharmacy residency training at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She has received her board certification in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy (BCIDP).

In addition to her clinical practice and leadership role, Dr. Boeser serves on various committees for regulatory and quality initiatives in the hospital, state and national levels. Dr. Boeser is a member of Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) also serving on the Political Advocacy Committee for the organization and Vizient University Health System Consortium serving on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee. Dr. Boeser was a contributing author for Infectious Disease News for 12 years, publishing on various infectious diseases and antimicrobial related topics. She actively serves as an infectious diseases guest surveyor for American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accreditation services. Dr. Boeser was appointed to the Minnesota Department of Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Taskforce in 2012 and has served as a leader for the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaboration since 2015.

Ian Hollis, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ Cardiology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Dr. Ian Hollis is a clinical pharmacy specialist in advanced heart failure, including left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and heart transplant, and cardiac surgery at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical Center. He is also an associate professor of clinical education with UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. After receiving his Pharm.D. from The Ohio State University in 2005, he completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and a PGY2 Cardiology Residency at UNC. He has been the program director for the PGY2 Cardiology Residency at UNC since 2013. He routinely precepts P2 through P4 students, as well as PGY1 pharmacy practice, PGY2 cardiology, PGY2 critical care and PGY2 transplant residents at UNC Medical Center.

Dr. Hollis received the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Cardiology PRN’s Mentoring Award in October 2020, was named a “Preceptor of Excellence” by the students of the UNC ESOP in 2019, was advanced immersion Preceptor of the Year in the Chapel Hill region for 2018-19, and received the Claude Paoloni Health System Preceptor of the Year award in April 2016. His research interests include the medication management of heart failure, LVAD, and heart transplant patients.

Colleen Teevan, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP

University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Dr. Colleen Teevan earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut in 2010. She went on to complete her PGY1 residency at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Indiana and a PGY2 critical care residency at Midwestern University in Chicago. She is board certified in pharmacotherapy and critical care pharmacy.

Dr. Teevan is currently the pharmacy clinical program manager for Hartford Healthcare. Prior to taking on this role, she was an ICU pharmacist within Hartford Healthcare and started the PGY1 residency program at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. In addition to overseeing clinical programs for the healthcare system, Dr. Teevan works closely with pharmacy students, residents, and preceptors. She precepts experiential rotations and delivers didactic lectures in several pharmacotherapy courses. In addition to her clinical interests in critical care, she is passionate about preceptor development and well-being within pharmacy.

In addition to her clinical and educational responsibilities, Dr. Teevan serves on the board of the CT Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and she is actively involved in the Society of Critical Care Medicine and ASHP. She was awarded the UConn IPPE Preceptor of the Year in 2014 and the CT Pharmacists Association Distinguished Young Pharmacist in 2017.

DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson, Pharm.D., M.H.A., CPHQ, CPPS

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University in 1999 followed by completion of an ASHP-accredited residency in geriatric pharmacy practice at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, in 2000. Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson is the director of pharmacy and the director of clinical safety, quality and compliance at Guthrie County Hospital, a critical access hospital in rural Iowa. She was a columnist for Pharmacy Practice News from 2005 to 2007. Her column, "The Smallest Corner," focused on issues related to pharmacy practice in rural hospitals. She received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Des Moines University in 2020.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson is an adjunct assistant professor for Drake University College of Pharmacy, serving as a preceptor for student pharmacists since 2000. She served on the Experiential Review Council from 2003 to 2007, and is currently serving a second term. She received the “Young Alumni Achievement Award” from Drake University College of Pharmacy in 2007. She was selected for the “Rho Chi Award” for her contributions to teaching student pharmacists from the Drake University chapter of Rho Chi in 2019. Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson received the “Preceptor of the Year” award from Drake University College of Pharmacy in 2001-02 and 2019-20.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson has been an active member of the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA). She served as a member Public Affairs Committee for several years including as chair in 2004. She was a member of the IPA Board of Trustees from 2005 – 2007. Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson received the “Distinguished Young Pharmacist” and the “Innovative Pharmacy Practice” awards from the IPA in 2004 and 2006, respectively. She is currently a member of IPA’s Health System Advisory Committee.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson is a member of ASHP and has twice represented Iowa as an ASHP delegate. She was a member of the executive committee of ASHP’s Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners (SICP) and served as Chair of the SICP’s Advisory Group on Small and Rural Hospitals for its first three years. She is the inaugural recipient of the SICP’s “Distinguished Service Award”, which she received in 2007.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson has served as a member of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy’s advisory groups related to pharmacy technicians, sterile compounding, and pharmacy practice in small and rural hospitals. She was appointed to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Governor Chet Culver in 2007 and served two terms during which time she was a member of the board’s Rules Committee. She retired from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy as vice-chairperson in 2013.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson is dually certified in healthcare quality (CPHQ) and patient safety (CPPS). She was the first pharmacist member of the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care’s Advisory Board, Iowa’s Medicare quality improvement organization (now known as Telligen), a term she served from 2004 to 2007. She is also the first pharmacist to serve as an Advisory Board member on the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC), a healthcare provider organization promoting quality, patient safety and value in the state. She was a member of IHC’s Patient Safety Committee and served as the Medication Safety Chair until 2008. She is currently a district representative on the Iowa Association for Healthcare Quality’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Wedemeyer-Oleson is active in her rural community. She is a member and past secretary of the Adair Chamber of Commerce and is currently the president of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She has previously served as a member of the Guthrie County Hospital Foundation and Kid Zone Early Learning Center Board of Trustees.