I am pleased to announce Jason Richardson, M.S., Ph.D., DABT, ATS, has agreed to serve as acting chair for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, effective immediately.
Dr. Richardson has been a pivotal contributor in various capacities to the College and University since his arrival in 2015, which he will continue to maintain. In his acting associate dean of pharmacy research and faculty advancement role, Dr. Richardson is collaborating with the department of pharmaceutical sciences and the department of pharmacy practice to expand and promote faculty research and scholarship. As director, he has been instrumental in the conception and development of the Neurodegenerative Diseases and Aging Research Focus Area. Dr. Richardson has been a valued faculty member and researcher – greatly contributing to the College’s No. 1 ranking in Ohio for NIH-funded research dollars per principal investigator.
The vision, strategic leadership, mentorship, and collaborative nature of Dr. Richardson will ensure an industrious and successful department and robust research enterprise for the College.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Jason Richardson.
Richard Kasmer, Pharm.D., J.D.
Dean, College of Pharmacy