Obituary Announcement: Dr. Kathy Webster

Jan. 7, 2019

We are saddened to announce the passing of a Medicinal Chemistry alumnus, Dr. Kathy Webster. Kathy graduated with her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1986 and went on to become the Founding Dean of the Keck Graduate Institute's (KGI) Scool of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Under her leadership KGI attained accreditation, recruited world-class faculty and staff, and implemented an entirely new active learning curriculum. "Kathy’s incredible energy and dedication made her vision for the school’s future a reality" recalled Shelly Schuster, KGI's current president in her announcement letter

Kathy is survived by her husband David and her four children. KGI will hold a Community Support Gathering to remember Dr. Webster on Wednesday, January 9th. The details can be found here


Headshot of Dr. Kathy Webster

Dr. Kathy Webster, Courtesy of KGI.