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.
Experiential Education Coordinator
Jennifer Cunningham is responsible for the maintenance of the experiential learning management system, management and maintenance of affiliations with experiential education sites, and scheduling student pharmacists for IPPE. She also provides support to student pharmacists and experiential educators during the experiential program, and special projects.
Sr. Administrative Assistant
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.
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.
Christine N. Hackett, PharmD
Assistant Director of Experiential Education, CPD
Dr. Hackett is responsible for development and support of experiential educators to enhance their knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards the facilitation of student learning for equivalent rotation experiences; developing, executing, and evaluating the educational plan for experiential educators; and assessing needs to implement and evaluate continuing professional development programs offered by CUSP. In addition, she supports a wide range of activities of the Experiential Education Office including securing sites, experiential educator capacity, and rotation development.
Director of Administrative Operations
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 and financial 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.
Senior Administrative Assistant
Lauren McAnelly is responsible for assisting with the coordination of numerous administrative and logistical functions of the School of Pharmacy. Also, she serves as the receptionist in the office of the Dean.
Assistant Director of Assessment
In collaboration with the Associate Dean of Assessment and Scholarship, Pamela Mercado manages the CUSP Office of Assessment and Scholarship (OAS). Her responsibilities include the planning, development, and maintenance of CUSP assessment activities. Pamela also supports both faculty and staff in preparing, gathering, and analyzing information and data relating to assessment, program review, and accreditation.
Sandra Robbie, M.A.
Graduate Programs Specialist
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.
Chelsea Simpson is responsible for providing administrative support to CUSP relating to coordinating meetings and events, purchasing, P-cards, and faculty searches. In addition, she supports course scheduling and catalog input/changes for new and existing courses.
John Sykora, BPharm, MBA
Executive Experiential Education Liaison
John is responsible for identifying, developing, and securing experiential learning sites and securing and documenting experiential educator availability for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE). He will engage in continuous quality improvement activities related to experiential educator performance and support experiential educator engagement with the Experiential Education Office.
Jasmine Villa-Stofko, M.A.
Student Affairs Coordinator
Jasmine Villa-Stofko 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). In addition, she will provide assistance in coordinating the OSA Student Conduct Process and with data management.
Joanna Wedekind is responsible for providing administrative support to the School of Pharmacy primarily relating to coordinating meeting and events, purchasing, P-card reports, processing updates in Core Elms, monitoring affiliate agreement renewals, assisting with the Experiential Education appointment process, and compiling information for The Edge newsletter In the Experiential Education Office.
Chemical Handling Documentation Technician
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.