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Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development!

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We are a central resource for faculty information that will help you achieve your career goals and enjoy the many benefits that come with being a faculty member at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Our success as a college depends upon your continued growth and development. We are committed to providing you the resources to achieve excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. From new faculty orientation to tenure and promotion procedures, we have identified many critical areas of support that will help you succeed.

We recognize that your interest in maintaining a well-rounded quality of life extends beyond your work with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. There are many athletic, cultural and outdoor activities to enjoy in Florida. We encourage you to explore our website, and find a popular local festival or museum in our area that will foster a great connection to our community.

Feel free to contact us at any time with your questions or comments. We look forward to serving your needs.

GO GATORS!

Richard Segal, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

UF College of Pharmacy moves into top 10 of national rankings

Monthly Memo


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Message from the Dean

2017 is well underway and students and faculty have settled into the spring semester. January began by honoring several high performing faculty. The first is Dr. Rob Huigens, our newest Teacher of the Year. Dr. Huigens' enthusiasm and creative approaches to teaching have earned him a well-deserved recognition, and I encourage all the faculty to chat with Rob about some of the interesting approaches he is taking in the classroom. We also honored four faculty members with appointments to UF Term Professorships. The UF Term Professors is a new program, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, to reward and recognize faculty who are helping make our institution pre-eminent, and they were doing so before the Preeminence initiative. Congratulations to Drs. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Jason Frazier, Guenther Hochhaus and Chuck Peloquin for their long-standing, excellent contributions.

The college is also pleased to be part of some exciting programs. The Precision Medicine Conference, sponsored by the college, will host its second annual conference in Orlando in March. We are also very excited to be part of the new multidisciplinary Summer Health Professions Program, where we will work collaboratively with all the other colleges in the Health Science Center to provide an exciting summer program for minority undergraduate students interested in the health professions. A highly competitive grant to support this program was awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and we look forward to sharing all the exciting opportunities in pharmacy with these bright young people.

Please also check out the other news and activities in the college.

For the Gator Good,

Julie

Julie Johnson, Pharm.D. Dean & Distinguished Professor

Chronicle

Feeling Under Siege by Trump, Scientists Plot Their Response

February 20, 2017

Researchers’ anxiety was evident at the AAAS meeting in Boston over the weekend. They want to push back against attacks on science, but don’t want to be seen as just another political...

From Prison Uniforms to Graduation Robes

February 19, 2017

Two new books about the Bard Prison Initiative argue for the wisdom of offering liberal-arts-degree programs in prisons.

Selected New Books on Higher Education

February 19, 2017

The latest topics include hookup culture on Catholic campuses and the influence of the German model on the rise of American research universities.