June 29, 2005

Contact: Angela Heisel, 272-3651; Benson Hendrix, 272-3690

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UNM College of Pharmacy Assistant Dean Retires

Born, a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy (BS) and the University of Iowa (PhD), served at the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy as associate professor and professor of medicinal chemistry, and consultant for Pharmacia Oncology Development before becoming assistant dean for academic affairs for the College of Pharmacy .

"Dr. Born has been a mainstay of the College for 28 years. He has trained over half of the graduates of our College of Pharmacy, andmore than half of the practicing pharmacists in the state of New Mexico in the key area of medicinal chemistry," Craig Marcus, division chair of pharmaceutical sciences said. "Dr. Born's contributions to our programs and as a valued colleague will begreatly missed."

Born has also received the 1982 UNM Undergraduate Teacher of the Year and 1984 UNM Volunteer of the Year awards.

Born is married to his wife of 42 years Marilyn, and they have three daughters: Sandra, Stephanie and Sharilyn, andsix grandchildren.