Dr. Laura Palombi is New Associate Dean for Students

Jun. 30, 2022

Dr. Laura Palombi has accepted the position of associate dean for students for the College of Pharmacy, effective June 20, 2022. 

In this role, Palombi will provide vision, oversight and management of our professional program. She will lead and oversee the offices of recruitment and admissions, and student services (OSS). Dr. Palombi will also provide leadership to support thriving throughout our professional students’ journeys from pre-admissions to graduation. She will serve as a key member of the college’s leadership team and collaborate closely with the Professional Education Division.

Dr. Palombi comes to this role with experience with, enthusiasm for, and commitment to  students. This is evidenced by the many awards she has received, including Advisor of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Professor of the Year/Semester and Professor of the Class.


College of Pharmacy, pharm@umn.edu

Founded in 1892, the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy is the only pharmacy school in Minnesota, with campuses in the Twin Cities and in Duluth. The College of Pharmacy improves health through innovative education, pioneering research and interdisciplinary practice development that attends to the diverse needs of the people of Minnesota and the world.