BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Karl D. Fiebelkorn of Getzville, associate dean
for student affairs and professional relations in the University at
Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received
the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award at the pharmacy school's
recent commencement ceremony.
The Teacher of the Year program recognizes a UB pharmacy faculty
member who has demonstrated excellence, innovation and
effectiveness in the doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program,
the bachelor's degree program in pharmaceutical sciences or the
graduate program (M.S. and Ph.D.) through the development of new
courses, modification or improvement of existing courses, enhanced
student learning opportunities in and outside the classroom, or by
promoting student learning with various pedagogical and active
learning approaches as it applies to the educational mission of the
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
An innovative educator, Fiebelkorn has used the TV reality show
"The Apprentice" as a teaching tool. Students watched the show and
applied the business concepts from the show to pharmacy business
He was selected as the 2002 Pharmacist of the Year by the
Pharmacists' Association of Western New York (PAWNY) and served as
chair of PAWNY for 2002-03.