Burkhardt was born and raised in Auburn, N.Y. and began her career as a middle school mathematics and science teacher in Wayland, N.Y. She completed her doctoral coursework in educational psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed coursework in the Executive Education Program at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She currently holds and has held several professional board appointments.
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Marie Bertola (R.Ph) is a lifelong WNY resident who comes to BCAT with more than 20 years of experience in pharmacy practice. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and is a New York State Licensed, Registered Pharmacist and Certified Pharmacist Immunizer. She has received certification training in Patient Centered Diabetes Care, First Aid CPR/AED and Blood Borne Pathogens. Marie is a licensed NYSED instructor and an Advocate Educator for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. She is a member of several professional organizations: Pharmacists Society of the State of New York, Pharmacists Association of Western New York, National Community Pharmacists Association and Pharmacy Technician Educators Council.