This day-and-a-half symposium highlighting the career and accomplishments of David J. Slatkin, Ph.D., R.Ph., Founding Dean and Dean Emeritus of the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, will take place in the year of the College’s inaugural pharmacy class graduation. The Symposium will feature distinguished educators in the field of pharmacy who will discuss and explore how current and future trends will impact pharmacy practice and research.

Plenary Lecturers

A. Douglas Kinghorn, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Jack L. Beal Professor and Chair
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

Janis J. MacKichan, Pharm.D., FAPhA
Vice Chair, Professor Pharmacy Practice
Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy

Invited Lecturers

Paul L. Schiff, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Denise L. Howrie Schiff, Pharm.D.
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

John H. Cardellina II, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist
Technical Innovation Center
McCormick & Co., Inc.

John Pezzuto, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor
University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy

Miriam A. Mobley Smith, Pharm.D.
Dean and Professor
Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

James McAlpine, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Pharmacy

Why attend?

Very few academicians have made as great an impact on their field of expertise as Dr. David Slatkin has in pharmacy education. Dr. Slatkin is also recognized for his 31-year tenure as the treasurer of The American Society of Pharmacognosy. To honor these accomplishments and his impact on the careers of faculty and students in pharmacy and pharmacognosy, we are bringing together Dr. Slatkin's colleagues and longtime friends.


Melany P. Puglisi, Ph.D.

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