Mary F. Hebert

Professor Hebert is the Director
of the University of Washington
Obstetric-fetal Pharmacology
Research Unit,
core member of
the UW Center for Ecogenetics
and Environmental Health and member
of the UW Institute of
Translational Health Sciences.


Abhi Nath

Medicinal Chemistry faculty
member Dr. Abhinav Nath
studies the roles of
protein dynamics in
disease, drug metabolism,
and the body’s response to
oxidative stress. Learn more
about our
of Medicinal Chemistry.



Find out why our students
choose to begin their career
as Pharmacists at the Top 10
School of Pharmacy located
at the world-class University
of Washington.


Shui Lok

A leader in HIV vaccine
research, Dr. Shiu-Lok Hu
of the Department of
Pharmaceutics received a
$6.7 million grant from the
Gates Foundation for
his pioneering work.
Learn more about our
Department of Pharmaceutics.

 News from the School of Pharmacy


Dr. Sean D. Sullivan selected as the next Dean of the School of Pharmacy

Sean Sullivan

Provost Ani Mari Cauce announced the appointment of Dr. Sean D. Sullivan as our next Dean of the School of Pharmacy, effective September 15, 2014. Sean came to the University of Washington in 1992 and was promoted to full professor in 2001 and associate dean for research in 2010.

A pharmacist by training, Sean has held numerous leadership roles, including his most recent role as the Stergachis Endowed Director of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP). Sean has a strong vision for the School, building on its strengths as we go forward together.

With expertise in pharmacy and graduate education, federally funded biomedical research and training, and pharmacy practice, he has the breadth of knowledge and skills to lead the School. We are excited that he brings into this important leadership position a passion and commitment for the UW, pharmacy, science, and the student experience. Please join us in congratulating Sean on his new role as Dean. We are grateful to and thank Dean Baillie for his service and leadership over the past six years.  Full story


How do you teach when the topic changes so fast? A Q&A with Dr. Doug Black

Doug Black

Doug Black, UW associate professor of pharmacy practice, confers with students in the Bracken Pharmacy Learning Center. From left are Zsolt Hepp, Mitul Patel and Tulip Younes.

With the Ebola virus grabbing headlines, we sat down to talk with UW Pharmacy professor Dr. Doug Black, an infectious-disease specialist, to learn more about how he teaches students about a topic that changes so fast.

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