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University of Connecticut SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

A Tradition of Excellence: Preparing Leaders in Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Sciences Since 1925

Advisory Board

The School of Pharmacy Advisory Board is comprised of dynamic industry leaders who help guide the school in the accomplishment of its mission.  The Advisory Board provides advice to the dean and the faculty as they work toward their strategic vision; assists the school in acquiring the financial resources and external support essential to its development as a leading school of pharmacy; serves as advocates for the School of Pharmacy with various internal and external constituent groups; and assists the school in fulfilling its mission of research, teaching and service.

Terms Expiring October 2018

  • Jeffrey Casberg ’86 [2013 – ]
    Director of Clinical Pharmacy
    IPD Analytics
  • Jennifer Osowiecki ’85 [2007 – ]
    Partner
    Cox and Osowiecki, LLC
  • Michael Rubino ’75 [2013 – ]
    Director of Pharmacy
    Hartford Hospital
  • Edward Schreiner ’82 [2013 – ]
    Owner
    Stoll’s Pharmacy
  • Michael Starkowski [2013 – ]
    Past Commissioner
    Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS)

Terms Expiring October 2017

  • Regina Cusson [2014- ]
    Dean
    UConn School of Nursing
  • Christopher Fortier [2014- ]
    Chief Pharmacy Officer
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Leslie Higgins [2014- ]
    Market Pharmacy Director
    Walgreens
  • Gerald Koblin ’60 [2011 – ]
    Retired President
    Koblins Pharmacy, Inc.
  • R. Scott Obach [2014- ]
    Senior Research Fellow
    Pfizer Inc.

Terms Expiring October 2016

  • Dr. Amy Antipas [2014 – ]
    Director of Global Research & Development
    Pfizer, Inc.
  • Robert Bepko, Jr. ’77 [2010 – ]
    Executive Director, Professional Services
    Norwalk Hospital
  • William L. Dewey, Ph.D. ’67 [2014 – ]
    Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Professor and Chair of Pharmacology & Toxicology
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
  • James LaFlamme ’79 [2014 – ]
    Vice President, Product Delivery
    National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
  • Ken Lalime ’79 [2014 – ]
    Chief Executive Officer
    HealthyCT
  • Kimberly Metcalf ’93 [2014 – ]
    Director of Pharmacy
    UConn Health
  • Marielle Nyser ’92 [2014 – ]
    Head of the Research & Development Learning
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co.
  • Dr. George Spratto[2014 – ]
    Emeritus Dean
    West Virginia University School of Pharmacy

Student Representatives

  • Robert Guarino [2014 – ]
    Student Representative
    School of Pharmacy
  • Michael Lombardo [2014 – ]
    Student Representative
    School of Pharmacy

Faculty Representatives

    • Dr. Brian Aneskievich [2013 – ]
      Associate Professor
      Pharmacology/Toxicology
    • Dr. Lisa Holle [2013 – ]
      Assistant Clinical Professor
      Pharmacy Practice

Ex-Officio

    • Amy Chesmer
      Senior Director of Development
      Health Sciences
    • Dr. James R. Halpert
      Dean and Professor
      School of Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy
69 N Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 06269
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