Michelle A. Clark, Ph.D., Dean Rochelle Nappi, Ed.D., Assistant Dean, Palm Beach Blanca I. Ortíz, B.S.Ph., Pharm.D., Assistant Dean, Puerto Rico
The College of Pharmacy (COP) Dean's Ambassador Program was founded in 2009 at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. In 2015, the program expanded to the Palm Beach Regional Campus, and the Puerto Rico Regional Campus. Student ambassadors are selected based on academic achievement, Shark pride, and commitment to excellence. The Program provides opportunities for students to represent the college to alumni, preceptors, university and college stakeholders, professional communities, and the general public.
The Dean's Ambassador Program is committed to developing students' professionally by providing training and mentoring in leadership, networking, presentation and teamwork, as well as business protocol to better prepare them as future role models and leaders in health care. Dean's Ambassadors and alumni mentors explore ideas and implement initiatives to engage alumni and increase their involvement with the college. It's a great time to be a Dean's Ambassador!
CONTACT INFORMATION:Carla Luque, Pharm.D..Assistant Dean, Student Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org, (954) 262-3995
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Krisjon Wilkerson, 2019, Palm Beach
Ambassador Krisjon “KJ” Wilkerson obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Arkansas and was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and played baseball for the university. The FCA was involved in providing families with food for Thanksgiving as well as raising money to buy gifts for less fortunate families on Christmas. He was involved in “The Miracle League,” which is an organization that provides the opportunity for individuals that have physical and mental disabilities the opportunity to play baseball. Ambassador Wilkerson is a member of the American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacist’s Association. As a former student athlete he has learn that teamwork, integrity, strong work ethic and dedication are qualities in a leader and he looks forward to bring these attributes to his role as a representative of the Dean.