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New Dean Appointed to College of Pharmacy

by Rodney Tanaka

July 5, 2006

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Western University of Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Daniel

C. Robinson, PharmD, has been selected as the new dean for the College of

Pharmacy. Dr. Robinson’s deanship will begin on September 1, 2006.

“”I am very excited about joining Western University of Health Sciences

and following in the steps of Dean Max Ray,”” said Robinson. “”I have a

great respect for the programs that have been initiated here and I look

forward to building national visibility in pharmaceutical research for


“”WesternU is extremely pleased with the appointment of Dr. Robinson. Dr.

Robinson’s visionary quality and his commitment to academic excellence

truly complement Dean Ray’s legacy of professionalism, leadership and

innovative curriculum,”” said Dr. Benjamin Cohen, executive vice president

for Academic Affairs. “”We are confident that Dr. Robinson will

successfully augment these unique programs and solidify the college and

WesternU as a national leader in pharmaceutical research and practice for

the 21st century and beyond.””

Dr. Robinson comes to Western University of Health Sciences from

Northeastern University in Boston, where he served as dean of the College

of Pharmacy. He received his PharmD from the University of California,

San Francisco (UCSF) and completed his residency at UCSF’s Medical

Center. Dr. Robinson received honorable mention for the Bowl of Hygeia,

which is the highest award offered to a graduating pharmacy senior. He

is licensed with the Board of Pharmacy in both, California and Nebraska.

Additionally, Dr. Robinson holds certifications as a Basic and Advanced

ACLS Instructor/Provider with the American Heart Association and as a

faculty member for the American Center for Pharmaceutical Care of the

American Pharmaceutical Association.

Dr. Robinson has excelled as an administrator, practitioner-educator and

scholar and he is highly-regarded for community participation, faculty

recruitment, augmenting research efforts and grant funding, and

implementing outstanding education initiatives and curriculum.

The College of Pharmacy and the entire campus community are pleased to

welcome Dr. Robinson to WesternU.



Taylor Moy


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