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Daniel C. Robinson, PharmD, FASHP


College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: drobinson@westernu.edu

Phone: (909) 469-5533


Pharm.D. 1976 University of California, San Francisco B.A. (Biological Sciences) 1971 California State University, Fullerton

Education Experience

Residency, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy 1976-1977 University of California, San Francisco

Professional Experience

Dr. Robinson has 35 years of experience as a licensed pharmacist and health care educator and24 years of experience in academic and health care 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 establishedthirteen international academic exchange agreements innine countries and he co-founded the California Center for Pharmaceutical Care.

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.


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


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 Practice Core Competencies Expert Panel, 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 and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the National Community Pharmacists Association. He is past national president of the Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society.