Meet our Alumni

For more than 125 years, our alumni have contributed extensively to pharmacy, health care, and to the larger society. We invite you to meet some of our notable alumni and learn more about their unique leadership and educational opportunities, as well as their commitment to improving their communities.

Alumni News

A photo of Nicole, Nan, and Conrad

Nicole Mai Bentz, Nan Wang, and Conrad Fihn each successfully defended their PhD thesis this summer to become our program's most recent graduates.

Dr. Vicki Ellingrod Headshot

Dr. Vicki Ellingrod has been named dean of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2022. Ellingrod is an alumna of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy where she received her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 1992 and her Doctor of Pharmacy in 1994.

Tabitha Peterson holding a trophy

We caught up with 2015 alumna and Team USA Curling athlete, Tabitha Peterson, before she embarked on a journey to her second Winter Olympics. Read more about her journey and how these games will be different

Dr. Andrew Traynor Headshot

Dr. Andrew Traynor, PharmD, BCPS, has accepted the position of assistant dean of experiential education, effective June 30, 2020. He also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems.

Marsha Millonig

This distinguished award recognizes her service to education, the profession, research and the community.

Scott Setzepfandt

A 1979 graduate of the College of Pharmacy, Scott Setzepfandt will receive the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award. The award recognizes his service to the college and the University, and to the profession of pharmacy.