Advisory Boards

Corporate Advisory Board

The mission of this board is to provide support, advice, advocacy and corporate funding leadership for the School of Pharmacy. Corporate Advisory Board members are the School’s leading industry volunteers. They are decision-makers who have influence among their peers, are capable of providing industry advice and financial support, and are committed to advancing pharmacy research, education and appropriate pharmaceutical-outcomes policy regulations.

To learn more about the Corporate Advisory Board or the Pharmacy Practice Board, please contact Claire Forster, assistant dean for advancement and corporate relations, 206-616-3217.

Organizations with Member Representatives:

Allergan Inc.
Amgen Inc.
Astellas Pharma US
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Bayer Healthcare
Bend Research Inc.
Biogen Idec
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Dwm Consulting LLC
Eli Lilly and Co
EnVivo Pharmaceuticals
GE Healthcare
Genentech Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Lilly Research Laboratories
Merck & Co
Novartis Institutes
Novo Nordisk
Omeros Corp.
Pfizer Inc.
Premera Blue Cross
RUC Pharmaceutical
SAR Safety Assessment LLC
Seattle Genetics
Theravance Inc.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Pharmacy Practice Advisory Board

The purpose of this board is to provide a strong two-way link between the School’s doctor-of-pharmacy degree program and the pharmacy practice community. Consisting of dynamic leaders across various pharmacy disciplines, the board provides expertise to the School to help further its strategic vision, missions and educational priorities in pharmacy practice as well as in research, teaching and service.


*Sean D. Sullivan, Professor and Dean, School of Pharmacy
Michael Alwan, UW Medicine
Leon Alzola, Fred Meyer
Susan Boyer, ’72, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Kathryn Brown, ’00, Premera Blue Cross
Collin Conway, ’05, Group Health, Board Co-Chair
*Claire Forster, UW School of Pharmacy
Leslie Fox, ’90, Fred Meyer
Peter Koo, Bartell Drug Co.
Randy Legg, ’02, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Jennifer Lill
Al Linggi, ’71, McKesson Corp.
*Peggy Odegard, ’90, UW School of Pharmacy
Ryan Oftebro, ’03, Kelley-Ross Pharmacy
Chuck Paulsen, Quality Food Centers
Jeff Rochon, ’99, Washington State Pharmacy Association
Ben Roland, Walgreens
David Rose, ’86, PharMerica
Steve Singer, ’81, Bellegrove Pharmacy
David West, ’79, Swedish Hospital
Roger Woolf, ’85, Virginia Mason Medical Center

*Ex Officio Member