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Message from the Dean

Daniel C. Robinson, PharmD, FASHP

Daniel C. Robinson, BA, PharmD

Welcome to the Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy Web site. The College of Pharmacy at WesternU in Pomona, California is an exciting place to visit and an exciting place to learn. I hope that you will use this Web site to explore our academic programs, learn about our outstanding faculty and read about our many accomplishments. More…

Faculty Spotlight

JaeJin An, PhDDr. JaeJin An
Assistant Professor

Dr. An has been with the College of Pharmacy since 2014.  She has secured a subcontract through Kaiser Permanente Southern California for a grant awarded by Bristol-Myers Squibb. The grant is entitled: Evaluation of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies and rheumatoid factor and their associations with resource utilization and costs in rheumatoid arthritis patients in an integrated healthcare system. The amount of the subcontract to Dr. An is $38,996.  For more news about Dr. An click here


Support the College of Pharmacy

I just felt like it was time to start giving back. Ann Vu, PharmD 07

For information about how to support the College of Pharmacy, please contact the Office of Annual Giving and Donor Relations: (909) 706-3476. 

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About Our Programs

About Our ProgramsThe College of Pharmacy offers three programs:

Mission and Goals

Mission and Goals Educating future pharmacy professionals to serve the health care needs of society and improve the quality of patient care through science, caring and humanism More…

Featured Story

Making a Difference

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy continues to lead the way in student mentoring, in training future pharmacy owners as well as in Interprofessional Education. In this issue we highlight the accomplishments made by our alumni, students, and faculty members and the many ways they have contributed to the community and the patients they serve. Read our latest issue of RxBound to learn more.

COP News

20th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in 2016 for WesternU College of Pharmacy’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!  In recognition of this milestone, we have a year full of special events celebrating our achievements so check out our Anniversary page for details. 

We would love to hear from you as well!  Share Your Story and be sure to submit your nomination for one of our distinguished awards.

2015 CSHP Fellows Award

Congratulations to our Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy Faculty members who have been recognized by the California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) as Fellows. The recipients of the 2015 CSHP Fellows Award are Dr. Patrick Chan, Assistant Professor, and Dr. James Scott, Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential and Professional Affairs.

The CSHP Practitioner Recognition Program formally recognizes pharmacists that demonstrate an ongoing level of involvement and commitment to educating practitioners, residents, students, administrators, and/or the public in the pharmacy practice.

Dr. Mireles

The WesternU Patient Care Center Pharmacy Provides Free Medication Disposal to the Community

The Pharmacy in the Patient Care Center (PCC) at Western University of Health Sciences now has a secure dropbox to assist the local community with the disposal of unnecessary and expired non-controlled medications .

Cardinal Health Continues their Support of WesternU’s Aspiring Independent Pharmacists

WesternU College of Pharmacy students pursuing careers in independent pharmacy will continue to have access to a number of generous scholarships thanks to a $100,000 donation from Cardinal Health.

“We are confident that WesternU’s student pharmacists are receiving an education and experiences that will prepare them to be the next generation of pharmacy owners, and we are proud to support that effort with this additional scholarship funding,” said Daniel Rim, Director of Sales, Pacific South Region for Cardinal Health.

WesternU COP Ranks Third Among Top Pharmacy Research Institutions

According to a report released by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), WesternU COP is ranked No. 3 among private colleges in obtaining grant research funding.  

Palomares Day

Through a relationship fostered between the Pomona Unified School District, SIHS and WesternU’s Pomona Health Career Ladder program the Palomares Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) 10th-graders took a field trip to the WesternU College of Pharmacy Compounding Lab.

2014 CASE VII Gold Award

RxBound, a joint effort of the College of Pharmacy and University Advancement, won a 2014 Gold Award in the Special Constituency Magazines category as part of the CASE District VII 2014 Awards of Excellence.


Continuing Education and Events

Presidents Day (University Closed) – Feb. 15
AACP Interim Meeting – Feb. 20-23

University Alumni Events

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