Community Engagement

What we do


Improve health through relationships and partnerships that address the needs of diverse communities in Minnesota and beyond.


Improving health and addressing health inequities through:

  • Building relationships by working with communities to understand their health needs
  • Fostering connections between our students and communities to bolster students’ relational skills and clinical empathy
  • Empowering faculty, staff, and students to advance sustainable engagement efforts to meet community needs

How to get involved

Current faculty, staff & students

Directors for Community Engagement

Olihe Okoro Headshot

Olihe Okoro, PhD, MPH, MPharm

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ann Philbrick Headshot

Ann Philbrick, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems