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Preceptors of the Year

Congratulations to our preceptors of the year!

Katarzyna Andruchow, MSN, APN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BKatarzyna Andruchow, MSN, APN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-B Advance Practice Providers Division of Hospital Medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ

Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Program

Kasia has directly and indirectly precepted over a dozen AGACNP students. As the primary preceptor, Kasia individualizes learning experiences commensurate with student competencies and objectives. As the APP Director, she has created a culture where APP education is revered. Kasia is invested in mentoring our next generation of NPs and it is evident in her everyday student interactions.

Brenda Allgood, RN, CPNPBrenda Allgood, RN, CPNP Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Advocare West Deptford Pediatrics, West Deptford, NJ

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Brenda is recognized for practice excellence, commitment to improving outcomes for patients and families, demonstration of the highest levels of professionalism and dedication to providing high quality clinical education to Penn PNP and Penn FNP students for over a decade. Brenda builds rapport and fosters memorable, long lasting relationships with her students using respectful listening, excellent communication skills, humor and contagious enthusiasm.

Sarah Knox, MSN, CRNPSarah Knox, MSN, CRNP Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatric – Mental Health Program

In her three years as a Penn Nursing preceptor Ms. Knox has been a favorite of students and faculty. The faculty has appreciated her invitation to collaborate and her student advocacy. Students have valued her excellent teaching and strong encouragement to develop to their full potentials.

Sharon Jankauskas, MSN, CRNPSharon Jankauskas, MSN, CRNP Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Emergency Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Sharon has been nurse practitioner at Penn, Presbyterian Medical Center Emergency Center since 2009. Her clinical knowledge and skills are unsurpassed. She provides high quality care to her patients, which she has emulated to her students. She is a constant resource for her students and staff. As a teacher, she has served as a strong preceptor mentoring nursing and medical students. Sharon also holds a lead position in her division.


Altanticare Midwives

AtlantiCare Roger B. Hanson Center Childbirth, Pomona NJ

Women’s Health / Nurse-Midwifery Program
The Atlanticare midwives have been outstanding as dedicated, expert preceptors for Penn midwifery students.

Joanna McGrath, CNMJoanna McGrath, CNM Jasmine Perez, CNMJasmine Perez, CNM Tahara Prescott, CNMTahara Prescott, CNM Les Ward, CNMLes Ward, CNM Tarika White, CNMTarika White, CNM