College News

  • Karen Bastianelli, BSPharm, PharmD, BCACP, was named an American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2021 fellow and was recently selected as the 2021 Lawrence C. and Dolores M. Weaver Medalist.
  • Barbara Brandt, PhD, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  • Paul Ranelli, PhD, MS, was the 2020 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pharmacy Section of the American Public Health Association.
  • Mark Schneiderhan, PharmD, BCCP, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice
  • Former faculty member,Doneka Scott, PharmD, MA, has been named the vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at North Carolina State.
  • Tim Stratton, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, has accepted the position of interim senior associate dean on the Duluth campus, upon the retirement of Mike Swanoski, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP.

In December, the college community came together to recognize the retirement of a number of individuals. We are incredibly grateful for their years of service and commitment to the mission of the University and the College of Pharmacy. We wish these individuals well in all their future endeavours:

  • Julie Balthazor, program/project specialist, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
  • Karen Bastianelli, associate professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Vicki Everett, executive office and administrative specialist, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Laurie Fosnacht, administrative associate, College of Pharmacy Dean’s Office, Duluth
  • Pam Guthrie, executive office and administrative specialist, College of Pharmacy Dean’s Office
  • Sue Jackson, administrative associate supervisor, College of Pharmacy Dean’s Office
  • Todd Johnson, experiential education coordinator, College of Pharmacy Experiential Education
  • Tom Larson, professor emeritus, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
  • Amy Renne, associate academic advisor, College of Pharmacy Office of Student Services, Duluth
  • John Rotschafer, professor, Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology<
  • Shellina Scheiner, assistant professor, Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
  • Maureen Smith, academic technologist, College of Pharmacy Professional Education
  • Michele Smoody, program/project specialist, College of Pharmacy Experiential Education
  • Mike Swanoski, associate professor and senior associate dean, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Elizabeth Wolfson, administrative manager, Center for Drug Design