Faculty members as of June 2016Preceptors are faculty and volunteer practitioners who serve as educators of future pharmacists through the professional experience component of the Doctor of Pharmacy Program.  The program consists of a series of structured experiential learning activities which begin during the second semester of the first professional year. The experiences occur in a variety of settings such as hospitals, community pharmacies, and the pharmaceutical industry, among others.  A total of 1,930 contact hours (equivalent to 48.5 semester credits) are distributed and offered as a curricular sequence of six introductory experiences leading to eight advanced practice experiences in the fourth professional year of the curriculum.

For additional information, please contact:

Larisa Nieves Alicea, RPh, MPHE (larisa.nieves@upr.edu)
Experiential Education Program Director

María del Pilar Rivera (maria.rivera61@upr.edu)
Experiential Program Coordinator

Phone: 787-758-2525,
ext. 5300, 2131 or 7002
Fax: 787-754-6995

Physical Address:

Experiential Education Program
Office 417, 4th Floor
School of Pharmacy Building
Medical Sciences Campus
San Juan, PR 00931

Postal Address:

PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR  00936-5067


Prospective Preceptors