School of Pharmacy

Curtis Jefferson

Director of Assessment & Accreditation

Office of Professional Pharmacy Education

Telephone: 206-221-3709


Office Location: SCC 244-D


  • EdD in Higher Education Administration, Northeastern University
  • MS in Educational Leadership (Higher Education), University of North Dakota
  • BA in Honors Program, University of North Dakota


Curtis Jefferson, EdD, is Director of Assessment & Accreditation at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. In this role, Dr. Jefferson works with faculty and School leadership to oversee and support academic and program assessment for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. His previous work in higher education includes experience in experiential education, academic advising, career development, program assessment, and residence life. Dr. Jefferson holds a master’s degree in higher education leadership from the University of North Dakota and earned his Doctor of Education degree with a concentration in higher education administration from Northeastern University.

Recent Publications

O’Sullivan TA, Jefferson CG. Strategies for enhancing clarity and reader accessibility of qualitative research results. Am J Pharm Educ. In press. doi:10.5688/ajpe7124

Panther SG, Allen RA, Brantner K, Jefferson CG, Murphy NL, Robinson JD. Addressing unmet patient care needs through curricular development of student pharmacist leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019; 83(5): Article 6764. doi:10.5688/ajpe6764

Danielson J, Kraus C, Jefferson CG, Cleven AJ, Rice LE, O’Sullivan TA. Third-party onboarding organizations as gatekeepers for student placement decisions. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018; 82(1): Article 6275. doi:10.5688/ajpe6275