Adjunct Assistant Professor, Saint Francis University
"Professor Pete" Kreckel is a practicing retail pharmacist who works in Altoona Pennsylvania. Both he and his wife, Denise are 1981 graduates of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He has worked independent retail pharmacy for over 30 years. He has been teaching Pharmacology in the Physician Assistant program at St. Francis University since 2005. He has been a regular PharmCon favorite since 2008 covering topics of primary interest to the retail pharmacist. He was inducted into Pi Alpha the Physician Assistant honorary fraternity, and was named as "Preceptor of the Year" by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association for his dedicated work to the education of pharmacy students from Duquesne University, and from his Alma mater the University of Pittsburgh. Professor Kreckel was recently named the 2014 Preceptor of the Year by the NCPA!