Paul Walker is Assistant Dean of Experiential Education and Community Engagement and Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and Manager of Pharmacy Patient Outcomes in the Department of Pharmacy Services at Michigan Medicine. He received his BS in pharmacy and his PharmD from Wayne State University, in Detroit, and completed residency in pharmacy practice at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center. He also completed a specialty residency in pediatric pharmacy practice at the University of Tennessee and Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, Tenn. Professor Walker is involved in the didactic education of students; he currently coordinates and teaches in several pharmacotherapy courses for pharmacy students and advanced practice nursing students. Much of his teaching focuses on drug therapy in children.


  • Oversight of the experiential curriculum

  • Continuing Education

Research Interests

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

  • Pharmacy practice model development

  • The impact of pharmacists on patient outcomes

  • Transitions of care

  • Pediatric pharmacotherapy

  • Medication use evaluation

  • Interprofessional education


  • 2022 Pharmacist of the Year, Michigan Pharmacists Association
  • 2022 ABHP 2022 Wendell T. Hill Award, Association of Black Health-system Pharmacists (ABHP) Foundation
  • 2022 AACP Substance Use Disorder SIG Best Paper Award 2021–22, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • 2022 2022 Michigan Center for IPE Award for Innovation and Excellence, Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education, University of Michigan
  • 2021 Award of Excellence in Experiential Education, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • 2017 Nomination for Executive Board - ASHP, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2017 Joseph A. Oddis Leadership Award, MSHP
  • 2017 Interprofessional Leadership Fellow, University of Michigan
  • 2014 Executive Board Service Award, Michigan Pharmacists Association

Selected Publications