Ed Soltis, PhD, has been appointed Assistant Dean for Research and

Graduate Programs in the College of Pharmacy at Western University of

Health Sciences (WesternU). He will also continue in his role as professor

of pharmaceutical sciences at the College.

His new role includes development and implementation of the College’s

strategic plan for research and graduate programs in the pharmaceutical

sciences.

Prior to coming to WesternU in 1998, Dr. Soltis was an associate professor

in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky for 10 years. He

earned his PhD from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida,

and his bachelor’s degree from the College of Pharmacy at Butler

University in Indianapolis.

WesternU’s College of Pharmacy was established in 1996 to offer a four-

year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The College now serves close to

400 students, and will graduate its charter class in June.