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Ronald P. Jordan, BPharm, RPh, FAPhA
Dean
(714) 516-5486
Dean Jordan was recruited by Chapman University, to found the School of Pharmacy at its new multidisciplinary Health Sciences Campus in Irvine, California in February of 2013. As the founding Dean and chief executive of the school he is responsible for all aspects of the strategic direction and development of the new program.
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Nancy Alvarez, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA
Assistant Dean of Professional, External Relations, and Strategy, Assistant Professor
(714) 516-5488
Dr. Nancy A. Alvarez is Assistant Dean, Experiential Education and Continuing Professional Development and Assistant Professor for the School of Pharmacy where she is responsible for identifying practice sites and supporting preceptors who will deliver practical education and training for student pharmacists.
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Lawrence “LB” Brown, PharmD, PhD, FAPhA
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
(714) 516-5487
Dr. Lawrence “LB” Brown is Associate Dean of Student Affairs and a Full Professor in the School of Pharmacy. He is responsible for admissions, curriculum, and progression of students.
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Rocke DeMark,Ed.D.
Assistant Dean of Student and Academic Affairs
(714) 516-5460
Dr. Rocke DeMark is responsible for assisting the respective Associate Deans with the oversight of the daily operations of student, academic, and clinical affairs operations; providing management and support for student services; administering business operation functions, student recruitment and retention; and oversight of administrative operations.
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Sean Nordt M.D., Pharm.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
(714) 516-5410
Dr. Sean Nordt is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. He is responsible for curriculum, the integration of EE in that and other areas such as IPE, simulation, OSCE’s, the development of an interprofessional clinic. He also be responsible for working to increase our contacts in the local physician community.
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Keykavous Parang, PharmD, PhD
Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
(714) 516-5489
Dr. Keykavous Parang is Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies, and Global Affairs is responsible for initiating and promoting cutting-edge research activities within CUSP, administration of the graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) programs, developing the shared research core facilities, capital equipment requests, hiring high quality research faculty in different levels, and establishing relationships with other national and international institutions to promote the collaborative research programs.
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Siu Fun Wong, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP
Associate Dean of Assessment and Scholarship, Professor of Oncology
(714) 516-5858
Dr. Siu Fun Wong is Associate Dean of Assessment and Scholarship, and a Full Professor at Chapman University School of Pharmacy.

Department Chairs

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Jeff Goad, Pharm.D., MPH, FAPhA, FCPhA, FCSHP
Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice
(714) 516-5491
Dr. Goad is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice
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Reza Mehvar, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
(714) 516-5490
Dr. Mehvar is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Administrative Staff

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Ben Brahm
Laboratory Specialist
(714) 516-5419
Ben Brahm is responsible for assisting in the daily operation and maintenance of the core lab facilities, in addition to training core lab users. He also helps in the preparation of student laboratory exercises.
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Laura M. Cook, Pharm.D.
Director, Freshman Early Assurance Program
(714) 516-5607
Dr. Cook is responsible for advising and mentoring Orange campus undergraduates while also participating in further development and implementation of student affairs office materials, processes and procedures.
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LeAnne Daringer
Senior Administrative Assistant
(714) 516-5450
LeAnne Daringer is responsible for providing administrative support to the School of Pharmacy relating primarily to purchasing, P-card reconciliation, faculty searches, and special events, meetings and projects.
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Joseph Garrido
Grants Analyst
(714) 516-5428
Joseph Garrido is responsible for supporting assisting with pre- and post-award administration of grants in the School of Pharmacy and graduate program. Under supervision, work with the Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs at CUSP, and School of Pharmacy Science Committee to facilitate research development operations within the School of Pharmacy. Also, work with the Business Manager to facilitate post-award activities.
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Laura Gorospe, M.B.A.
Business Manager
(714) 516-5463
Laura Gorospe is responsible for managing the fiscal operations for the School of Pharmacy, ranging from daily approvals and troubleshooting to long-term planning and projections. She is a resource and main point of contact for CUSP with respect to financial matters, and works as liaison between CUSP and central Chapman University financial administrative offices.
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Bonnie Hui-Callahan
Assistant Director of Experiential Education
(714) 516-5412
The Assistant Director of Experiential Education is responsible for guiding the development and support of experiential educators (full-time, part-time, and volunteer faculty) to enhance their knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards the facilitation of student learning for equivalent rotation experiences. Conducting site visits. Developing, executing, and evaluating the educational plan for experiential educators. Planning, coordinating and directing the offered continuing education programs, partnering with other Chapman programs or pharmacy groups as needed. Ensuring compliance of Chapman University’s and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s policies and procedures.
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Andie Hoang
Administrative Assistant
(714) 516-5404
Andie Hoang is responsible for providing administrative support to the School of Pharmacy relating to coordinating meetings and special events, purchasing, P-cards reconciliation, newsletter, faculty and staff web updates, course catalog updates, and faculty searches and on-boarding. She is also responsible for the hiring process of student tutors and graduate project assistants.
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Brian Kawahara
Director of Experiential Education
(714) 516-5407
The Assistant Director of Experiential Education is responsible for guiding the development and support of experiential educators (full-time, part-time, and volunteer faculty) to enhance their knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards the facilitation of student learning for equivalent rotation experiences. Conducting site visits. Developing, executing, and evaluating the educational plan for experiential educators. Planning, coordinating and directing the offered continuing education programs, partnering with other Chapman programs or pharmacy groups as needed. Ensuring compliance of Chapman University’s and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s policies and procedures.
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Sharon Krueger, M.A.
Director of Administrative Operations
(714) 628-2830
In collaboration with the Dean and the Senior Leadership Council of the School of Pharmacy, Sharon Krueger is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the day-to-day business operations of the School of Pharmacy as well as providing administrative oversight and development to staff. In addition, she provides executive-level support to the Dean and serves as the central information resource for the school.
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Kelly Ramstack
Department Assistant, Front Desk
(714) 516-5493
Provide administrative support to the School of Pharmacy. Coordinate front desk operations, meetings, and events.
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Sandra Robbie, M.A.
Graduate Programs Specialist - Ph.D., M.S.P.S. and 4+1 M.S. Program
(714) 516-5497
Sandra is responsible for managing the daily operations of the MSPS and PhD programs, including recruitment, admissions, advisement, progression, degree completion, organizing events, science committee scheduling, proctoring exams, and different aspects of communication with graduate students and applicants.
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Helen Sahli, M.S.
Senior Administrative Assistant
(714) 516-5409
Helen Sahli is responsible for providing administrative support primarily to the Office of Assessment relating to the development of process infrastructure; coordinating all student assessments; data entry and organization; as well as preparing reports, purchasing, and processing payments.
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Jasmine Stofko, M.A.
Student Affairs Specialist
(714) 516-5471
Jasmine Stofko is responsible for communicating with prospective students, working with faculty on all admissions-related projects, enhancing current approaches to recruitment, and implementing new ideas to build upon current daily administrative operations of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA). In addition, she provides front-line support to our current students, serving as a class manager to address student questions and concerns.
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Basir Syed
Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Specialist
Basir Syed is responsible for assisting with the day to day operation and maintenance of the core facility, monitoring the safe practices in research and teaching laboratories and supporting the educational and research mission of the school.
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John Sykora, B.Pharm., M.B.A.
Executive Experiential Education Liaison
(562) 773-1271
John Sykora is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with and completing site visits to experiential learning sites. He is also responsible for participating in the quality assurance process for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE), engaging in continuous quality improvement activities related to experiential educator performance, and supporting experiential educator engagement with the Experiential Education Office.
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Joanna Wedekind
Experiential Education Coordinator
(714) 516-5457
Joanna Wedekind is responsible for managing all aspects of APPE relating to student scheduling, compliances, and different aspects of communication with student pharmacists and Experiential Educators. She is also responsible for the maintenance of affiliation agreements, coordination of the EE Partnership Valuation Program, and compiling information for the quarterly EE newsletter.
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Tiffany White
Chemical Handling Documentation Technician
(714) 516-5429
Tiffany is responsible for receiving and cataloging the chemicals for the research and educational laboratories. She also assists in maintaining the University’s protocol for the proper collection and storage of hazardous laboratory chemical waste.
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Holly Wilson
Senior Administrative Assistant
(714) 516-5480
Holly Wilson is responsible for assisting with the coordination of numerous administrative and logistical functions of the School of Pharmacy, scheduling meetings on the Dean’s calendar, and serving as the receptionist in the office of the Dean.
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Erica Wondra, M.S.
Student Affairs Coordinator - Pharm.D. Program
(714) 516-5413
Erica Wondra is responsible for serving as part of the front line support for all student services provided by the School of Pharmacy as well as coordinating the daily administrative operations of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA). She provides assistance in coordinating the OSA Student Conduct Process and with data management.
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Maryam Zeineddine
Experiential Education Coordinator
(714) 516-5403
Maryam Zeineddine is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the IPPE schedule, managing experiential education appointment process, collaborating with other departmental staff to design and present student orientations, assisting in the development of the infrastructure of CORE ELMS managing the experiential education appointment process, coordinating meetings and events, purchasing, P-card reports, processing updates in Core Elms, and assisting with updating the IPPE handbook.