A Trio of New Deans

Marie Chisholm-Burns was appointed dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is the first African-American to hold the position in the college’s 113-year history. Also, she is only the second African American to be named a dean at the UTHSC.

Dr. Chisholm-Burns will take office this January. She is currently is a professor and chair of the department of pharmacy practice and science at the University of Arizona. Before joining the faculty at the University of Arizona, she taught at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta and at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.

Professor Chisholm-Burns holds bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia. She earned a master of public health degree at Emory University.

Judy Ashcroft was named founding dean of the University College at the University of South Florida in Tampa, effective October 31. Since 2007, she has been serving as dean of continuing and innovative education at the University of Texas.

Dean Ashcroft holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Texas Tech University.

Judie F. Charlton was named vice dean for clinical affairs at the West Virginia University School of Medicine and chief medical officer of WVU Healthcare. She has been a faculty member in the WVU department of ophthalmology since 1989.

A graduate of the West Virginia School of Pharmacy, she earned an M.D. at the WVU School of Medicine.


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