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Daniel C. Robinson, PharmD, FASHP

Daniel C. Robinson, PharmD, FASHP

Dean and Professor Emeritus (retired)

College of Pharmacy

Phone: (909) 469-5533

  • Education

    University of California,
    San Francisco

    B.A. (Biological Sciences)
    California State University, Fullerton

  • Education Experience

    Residency, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco

  • Professional Experience

    Dr. Robinson has over 45 years of experience as a licensed pharmacist and health care educator and 35 years of experience in academic pharmacy administration. Dr. Robinson's previous full-time faculty appointments have included University of Nebraska, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; University of Southern California (USC) as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy; Northeastern University as Dean, School of Pharmacy; and Associate Dean, Bouve College of Health Sciences. He retired in 2022 after serving as Dean, College of Pharmacy at WesternU for 15 years. During his academic career he established over 20 international affiliations in over 10 countries. He co-founded the California Center for Pharmaceutical Care. Honors include: California Pharmacists Association Hall of Fame (2018), Distinguished Service Award CSHP (2021), Distinguished Alumnus Award UCSF School of Pharmacy (2022).

  • Research Interest

    Dr. Robinson's research and practice interests include drug policy, international pharmacy education, interprofessional education and practice, and political advocacy that support that delivery of pharmaceutical care in all practice settings.

  • Organizations

    Memberships include: International Pharmaceutical Federation, American Pharmaceutical Association, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, California Pharmacists Association, and California Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

  • Committees

    He has served the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy on the Professional Affairs Committee, National Patient Safety Task Force, Council of Deans (secretary), Interprofessional Core Competencies Expert Panel, NABP Task Force on Standard of Care, Task Force on Health Care Reform’s Impact on Pharmacy Education, MedEdPORTAL-IPEC Advisory Committee, Institutional Research and Assessment Committee, the Academic Leadership Fellows Program as Dean Facilitator and Dean Mentor. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, the Board of Directors for the California Pharmacists Association Foundation, Board of Trustees for the California Pharmacists Association, and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the National Community Pharmacists Association. Dr. Robinson chaired the California Task Force for Advancing Pharmacy Practice. He is past national president of the Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society.