University of Charleston
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School of Pharmacy

Small School - Meaningful Experience - Significant Impact

Experience Pharmacy with UC

At the UCSOP we offer a technology-infused, dynamic, and rigorous curriculum that prepares our graduates to practice in today’s rapidly changing health care environment. We are proud to train tomorrow’s pharmacists for compassionate patient care, advocacy, and community engagement.

Pharmacy Admissions Welcome From the Dean

Some highlights of our program include:

    • Small campus and personalized attention
    • Individual connections through a 7:1 student to faculty ratio
    • One of the most affordable private school tuitions in the region
    • 100% of the Class of 2024 will receive a renewable scholarship ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 per year
    • Holistic admissions process- we look at you as a whole person, and not just the numbers
    • No Supplemental Application fee required
    • Didactic curriculum with active learning and a variety of elective courses
    • Unique clinical rotations inside and outside of West Virginia
    • Co-curricular activities in leadership, advocacy, interprofessional education, cultural awareness, public health, and scholarship
    • Opportunities to participate in community outreach and rural health initiatives in areas of disease management, medication adherence and safety, and substance use disorders
    • Employment rate of 96% for the Class of 2018

UC in the Community

Our goal is to share our expertise in our communities to positively impact the health of those communities. We offer a variety of programs tailored to a variety of audiences to bring our pharmacists and healthcare knowledge to you and your organization.

Group of pharmacy students in lab coats standing on bridge with signs to promote getting your flu shot

The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy faculty are nationally recognized, well-published, and respected in the academic arena. The UCSOP staff are highly qualified administrative professionals ready to assist you with your organizational needs.

School of Pharmacy Administrators, Faculty, and Staff Listing

 

Administrators

Dr. Sandra Bowles, Director of Special Projects
Mr. David G. Bowyer, RPh, Associate Professor and Chair for Pharmacy Practice
Md Omar Faruk Khan, Interim Dean
Dr. Kristy Lucas, Professor, Associate Dean Academic Affairs
Dr. Michelle Knight, Assistant Professor, Executive Director of Enrollment & Admissions
Dr. Gannett Monk, Executive Director of Professional Affairs
Dr. Julie Testman, Associate Professor, Executive Director of Experiential Education
Dr. Tamer E. Fandy, Associate Professor, Chair Pharmaceutical & Administrative Sciences
Dr. Leah Hall, Assistant Professor, Executive Director of Assessment

Faculty

Dr. Lindsay Acree, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Mrs. Jane Condee, RPh, Instructor, Assistant Director of Experiential Education
Dr. Stephen Cook, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Sarah Embrey, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Tamer E. Fandy, Associate Professor, Chair Pharmaceutical & Administrative Sciences
Dr. Alice Gahbauer, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Leah Hall, Assistant Professor, Executive Director of Assessment
Ms. Anna Hughes, Health Sciences Reference and Instruction Librarian
Dr. Karrie Murphy Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Michelle Knight, Assistant Professor, Executive Director of Enrollment and Admissions,
Dr. Michaela Leffler, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Rebecca Linger, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical & Administrative Sciences
Dr. Kristy Lucas, Professor, Associate Dean Academic Affairs
Dr. Gannett Monk, Executive Director of Professional Affairs
Mr. Ronaldo Ramirez, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
Dr. Jessica Robinson, Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Shelley H. Schliesser, Associate Professor, Drug Information Specialist, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Aymen Shatnawi, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
Dr. Aladin Siddig, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
Dr. Jennifer DetraAssistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Ms. Barbara Doak Instructor of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Julie Testman, Associate Professor, Director of Experiential Education

Support Personnel

Ms. Betsy Allen, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Professional Affairs and Office of Enrollment and Admissions
Mr. Michael Beller, Quality Assurance Representative, Experiential Education
Ms. Jamie Bero, Director of Student Affairs
Ms. Stacie Geise, Director of Enrollment and Admissions
Mr. Ryan Jenkins, Administrative Assistant, Experiential Education
Mr. Branford Marks, Desktop Support Technician
Ms. Erica Paxton, Administrative Assistant, Budget and Office Manager, Office of the Dean
Carly Stover Williams, Assistant to the Dean/Communications Coordinator