Peggy Soule Odegard

Vice Dean, School of Pharmacy; Lynn and Geraldine Brady Endowed Professor of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy, Institute for Innovative Pharmacy Practice, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education, Office of the Dean, Pharmacy Faculty, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 543-0760


Office Location: H364C

Website: Pharmacy Practice Research


  • PharmD, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, UW

Research Interests

  • Practice advancement and diabetes

Courses Taught

  • Phrmcy 501: Foundations of Being a Pharmacist I
  • Phrmcy 502: Foundations of Being a Pharmacy II
  • Phrmcy 503: Advanced Pharmacy Leadership
  • Pharmacy 588: Diabetes Care
  • Pharmacy 557: Introduction to Therapeutics


Peggy Odegard, BS Pharm, PharmD, CDES, having served as the Interim Dean for the School of Pharmacy in 2022-2023, is currently Vice Dean and Professor in the Department of Pharmacy, and an active pharmacist practitioner. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degrees from the University of Washington.

Dr. Odegard oversees the UW School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program and is advanced diabetes care pharmacist clinician. She provides regular outreach and community-based education to older adults and to those affected by diabetes, mentoring students alongside her in this role. Her research and teaching are focused on diabetes care, pharmacy practice advancement, interprofessional education, and leadership. Dr. Odegard has published more than 60 refereed manuscripts and book chapters, and regularly presents her work nationally.

Dr. Odegard is past Chair of the UW School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and prior to her work at the UW, served as the Clinical Pharmacy Manager for a regional health system, where she gained substantial experience and training in organizational leadership, change management, and with quality improvement and implementation of pharmacy practice services.

Selected Publications