Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, BPharm, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, FASHP, is professor and head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. She received her BS and PharmD degrees from The University of Georgia and completed a residency at Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy and at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the founder and executive director of the Medication Access Program. She has also served in elected positions in numerous professional organizations. She has authored more than 200 publications and has received more than $6.3 million in external funding as principal investigator. She has also received numerous awards and honors including the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the Clinical Pharmacy Education Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award from the American Pharmacists Association, and the Rufus A. Lyman Award for most outstanding publication in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (in 1996 and 2007). She lives in Tucson, is married, and has one child, John Fitzgerald Burns, Jr. She enjoys writing, playing chess, and cycling.
Terry L. Schwinghammer, BPharm, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP, is professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. He received his BS and PharmD degrees from Purdue University and completed a pharmacy residency at Indiana University Hospitals. He has practiced in adult inpatient and ambulatory care settings. He is a past recipient of the APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice and is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice. His teaching focuses on pharmacotherapy of rheumatic diseases and physical assessment. In addition to authoring more than 60 publications, he is co-editor of the Pharmacotherapy Casebook and Pharmacotherapy Handbook and is editor-in-chief of AccessPharmacy (www.AccessPharmacy.com). He has been elected to membership in the Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Purdue University in 2004. His hobby is collecting apothecary antiques, and he enjoys boating and water skiing with his family.
Barbara G. Wells, BPharm, PharmD, BCPP, FCCP, FASHP, is dean and professor at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Executive Director of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed a residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice at the University of Tennessee. She is a past president and chair of the board of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She is a past member of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health and of the FDA Psychopharma-cologic Drugs Advisory Committee. Her primary instructional interests are in psychi atric therapeutics, and she has received six teaching awards, including the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from AACP. Other books that she co-edits are Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach and the Pharmacotherapy Handbook. She enjoys a leisurely or working weekend on her houseboat named Euphoria on Pickwick Lake.
Patrick M. Malone, BPharm, PharmD, FASHP, is professor and associate dean of Internal Affairs at The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy. He received his BS in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Michigan. He completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the Buffalo General Hospital, Drug Information Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and U.S. West Fellowship in Academic Development and Technology at Creighton University. His practice and teaching have centered on drug information, and he is the first author for all three editions of Drug Information—A Guide for Pharmacists. He was also the drug information pharmacist at the XIII Winter Olympics. He has approximately 100 publications, numerous presentations and has held various offices in national organizations. He was the director of the Web-Based Pharmacy Pathway at Creighton University Medical Center, from its initial establishment until after graduation of the first class. His hobby is building and flying radio-controlled aircraft.
Jill M. Kolesar, BPharm, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, is a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, the Director of the 3P Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a clinical specialist in the Hematology Clinic at the William S. Middleton VA Hospital. She received a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and a PharmD from the University of Texas. She also completed an oncology residency and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She has authored more than 100 publications and has received more than $1.2 million in external funding as a principal investigator. She holds two U.S. and international patents for novel technologies invented in her laboratory and founded Helix Diagnostics based on this technology. She is a member of the National Cancer Institute Central IRB and has received the Innovations in Teaching Award from AACP. Other books she co-edits are Pharmacogen-omics: Applications to Patient Care and The Pharmacogenomics Handbook, both in their second edition. She loves to read, run, ski, and travel with her husband and five children. They plan to visit all of our National Parks.
Joseph T. DiPiro, BPharm, PharmD, FCCP, is executive dean of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, which is an integrated program of the Colleges of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina. He received his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and PharmD from the University of Kentucky. He served a residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and a fellowship in Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University. He is the editor of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. He has published more than 120 refereed papers in academic and professional journals. He is also an editor for Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach and an author of Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics. He was a president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has served on the Research Institute Board of Trustees. In 2002, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy selected Dr. DiPiro for the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Educator Award. He has also received the Russell R. Miller Literature Award and the Education Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is an avid runner and has completed 15 marathons.
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