Four finalists have been named for the position of University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy dean, announced R. Philip Eaton, M.D., interim vice president for Health Sciences. The finalists will be visiting the campus in April and May to meet with faculty, staff, students, administrators, alumni and community leaders. Eaton complimented the search committee for identifying such a distinguished group of candidates.

Each of the finalists will be speaking in a public forum, from 4-5 p.m., in the College of Pharmacy Auditorium (NRPH 135), on the following dates:

April 26, 2002 Iain O. Buxton, Pharm.D., professor of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Nevada

May 3, 2002 John A. Pieper, Pharm.D. Professor and Chairman, Division of Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

May 21, 2002 Victoria F. Roche, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Education and Faculty Development, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Allied Health Professions, Creighton University

May 29, 2002 John Murphy, Pharm.D. Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona


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