Announced in August 2021, Provost Susan M. Collins has appointed a 13-member advisory committee in the search for the University of Michigan’s next dean of the College of Pharmacy.

The committee of faculty, staff, students and an alumnus is tasked with recommending an unranked slate of candidates to the provost. The next dean of the College of Pharmacy will replace James Dalton, who stepped down to accept a position as executive vice president and provost at the University of Alabama.

The advisory committee will be chaired by Kathleen Stringer, Albert B. Prescott Professor of Clinical and Translational Pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy, and professor of internal medicine, division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, in the Medical School.

The search advisory committee welcomes support and feedback. Please send comments, inquiries, and nominations to the consultants for the search, Isaacson, Miller, at or contact the search committee chair, Dr. Kathleen Stringer, at

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To contact the committee please email:

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Friday, October 15, 2021
Friday, October 15, 2021
  • Members of the search committee

    Kathleen Stringer, Chair
    Albert B. Prescott Professor of Clinical and Translational Pharmacy
    College of Pharmacy
    Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Medical School

    DuBois Bowman
    Dean and Professor of Biostatistics
    School of Public Health

    Heather Carlson
    Chair and Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
    College of Pharmacy
    Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biophysics, LSA

    Wei Cheng
    Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
    Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry, Medical School

    John Clark
    Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer, Michigan Medicine
    Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy

    Timothy Cunniff
    Alumnus, College of Pharmacy
    Executive Vice President, Research & Development
    Paragon Biosciences, LLC

    Corrine Din
    Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD Student
    College of Pharmacy

    Karen Farris
    Charles R. Walgreen III Professor of Pharmacy Administration
    Professor of Social and Administrative Sciences
    College of Pharmacy

    Amanda Garner
    Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
    College of Pharmacy

    Danielle Konan
    PharmD Student
    College of Pharmacy

    Regina McClinton
    Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    College of Pharmacy

    Michael Smith
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
    College of Pharmacy
    Clinical Pharmacist, Pain and Palliative Care, University of Michigan Health
    Residency Program Director, Pain Management and Palliative Care PGY2 Pharmacy Residency

    Duxin Sun
    Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Professor of Pharmacy
    Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    College of Pharmacy