Robert Graf, PhD, has joined Western University of Health Sciences

(WesternU) as an assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the

College of Pharmacy. He will be teaching courses in pharmacology and

continuing his ongoing research in the area of Alzheimer’s disease.

“”I’m excited to have joined the pharmacy program at WesternU,”” Dr. Graf

said. “”I’m looking forward to contributing to the curriculum here and

exploring research possibilities here and with other researchers at nearby


Dr. Graf previously was an assistant professor of pharmacology and

physiology at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in

Kentucky. While there he served on the admissions and research committees,

initiated national research grant procedures and was nominated as a

Distinguished Professor earlier this year. He has also worked as a

teaching assistant at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

After graduating with a major in physiology from UC Berkeley in 1985, Dr.

Graf earned his doctorate degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in

1993. He holds membership in the Society for Neuroscience and has had

several articles published in scientific journals. He resides in Alta Loma.