Mildred Brickler, DPTDirector Experiential Programs
BiosketchMildred Brickler, DPT, serves as the Director of Experiential Programs in the Pharmacy Practice Division of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Brickler joined the College in 2000, where she has been in the experiential education track for 15 years. She has actively worked to help establish and maintain experiential partnerships which have afforded student pharmacists experiential opportunities that have helped them prepare for a successful career in pharmacy. Dr. Brickler views her role as one of an advocate for all student pharmacists to not only to help educate them in professionalism and performance but also to help them equip and enrich themselves through the experiential journey. Her mentorship and guidance for student leaders have helped many to have exceptional success in their professional careers. She believes that every student pharmacist should be as “great as they are,” and to do so, they need to carefully plot a career development path that facilitates adequate preparation for knowledge, skills, and professional and personal values. Currently, as the Director of Experiential Programs, she has the privilege of working with every student pharmacist, and she is acutely aware of the impact of this most important role. It is her professional goal to personally get to know as many as possible to try to make sure that they all fully understand the value of what their experiential journey will ultimately afford them for future career endeavors. Dr. Brickler is a member of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Inc. She is very proud to have received the Chapter’s recognition of “Lifetime Honoree” for her outstanding service and contribution to the College of Pharmacy. She was the advisor for the Beta Sigma Chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society for 12 years. She also received the Dean’s Appreciation Award for 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012. In 2018, she was the recipient of the University’s Center for Disability Access & Resources, Pacesetter Award.
Areas of Expertise:
- Experiential Education
Glenn, Zandra, Blumer Mutanga, Melissa Johnson, and Mildred P. Brickler. “Establishment of Long Term Care Program for Diabetic Patients.” Florida Pharmacy Today n.d.: n. pag. Print.
L. Douglas Ried, Ruth Nemire, Randell Doty, Mildred P. Brickler, Holly H. Anderson, Elizabeth Frenzel-Shepherd, Margareth Larose-Pierre, and Dee Dugan (2007). An Automated Competency-based Student Performance Assessment Program for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential Programs. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 71, Issue 6, Article 128.