I would like to welcome you to the website of the James L Winkle College of Pharmacy. Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, a faculty member, an alumnus, a preceptor or a friend of our College, I am pleased that you have chosen to visit our website and to learn more about our College.
As Dean of the College, I am proud of the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, students and alumni. Our College is the 4th oldest in the nation, founded in 1850, with significant contributions in a number of areas including research, scholarship, teaching and service. Pharmacy is an ancient and noble profession and our graduates are actively improving the quality and safety of the medication-use system for thousands, if not millions, of individuals.
According to leadership expert John Maxwell, leadership can be summed up in one word as “influence.” By this definition, our students, faculty and alumni are leaders, influencing patients one at a time and influencing healthcare systems at the population level. Others are leaders in research, policy, and in education. I am confident that all of our students will graduate with the skills, knowledge, abilities and attitude to become leaders in their chosen profession and career.
Finally, one of the goals in our strategic plan is to increase visibility of the College. This recently redesigned website is part of that goal. If you are interested in learning more about our College, you can check out the archives of our College’s e-newsletter, Cincinnati Pharmacy. You can also follow me on Twitter @RxDeanMac and our College @UCpharmacy. Please check out our College’s Facebook Page and our College’s LinkedIn group.
Neil MacKinnon, BSC(Pharm), MSc(Pharm), PhD, Dean and Professor
James L Winkle College of Pharmacy