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Administrative Offices

Office of the Dean, H364 Health Sciences Building

Name, Title Phone Email
Sean D. Sullivan, Dean (206) 685-8153
Christene James, Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration (206) 543-6217
Alyshia Josleyn, Financial Manager (206) 616-0107
Alex Levine, Web Specialist (206) 616-9905
Steve Parsons, Senior Computer Specialist (206) 616-8615
Trish Respalie, Executive Assistant to the Dean (206) 543-5050
TBA, Administrative Coordinator (206) 221-4626
Andy Stergachis, Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Programs and New Initiatives (206) 221-0703
Tim Wentzel, Senior Computer Specialist (206) 221-1050

Note: Students wishing to meet with the Dean should contact the Trish Respalie, Executive Assistant to the Dean.

Office of Professional Pharmacy Education

Name, Title Role Contact Info
Peggy Odegard, Associate Dean Leads all aspects of the Office of Professional Pharmacy Education (Doctor of Pharmacy) (206) 543-0760
Rachel Allen, Director Provides leadership for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (Community) (206) 616-5182
Tony Bissiri, Program Coordinator Supports operations in Student Services (206) 543-6100
Andrew Brusletten, Administrative Director Provides leadership for program strategy and operations (206) 543-5818
Jennifer Chang, Director Provides leadership for preceptor development (206) 543-3480
Jennifer Danielson, Director Provides leadership for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (Institutional) and Interprofessional Education (206) 543-1924
Don Downing, Interim Director Provides leadership for Community Outreach (206) 616-4587
Cher Espina, Academic Advisor and Director of Admissions Manages operations in Advising, Admissions, and Recruitment (206) 616-2916
Curtis Jefferson, Director of Operations for Experiential Education & Assessment Manages operations for Experiential Education and Assessment (206) 685-8738
Thomas Kaghan, Experiential Education Assistant Supports operations in Experiential Education and Interprofessional Education (206) 616-8703
Micki Kedzierski, Director of Advising and Counseling Services Provides leadership for Advising and Counseling (including crisis counseling) (206) 616-2729
Terri O’Sullivan, Director Provides leadership for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (206) 543-3324
Kristin Perez, Associate Director of Experiential Education Supports operations for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (206) 543-9427
Allison Stephens, Associate Director of Recruitment and Academic Advisor Leads student recruitment activity in OPPE (206) 616-0923

Susan Taylor, Curriculum & Advising Specialist Manages operations for Curriculum and provides advising in Student Services (206) 543-6210
Stanley Weber, Associate Dean, Assessment and Accreditation Provides leadership for Assessment and program accreditation (206) 616-8762

Student Services

Location: Health Sciences Building H362

The Student Services team provides support to prospective and current students from the admissions process through graduation, including a broad range of student services, advising, student leadership and community outreach programs, coordination of the School’s curriculum, and conducting PharmD program admissions and recruitment.

Experiential Education

Location: South Campus Center 250

The Experiential Education team coordinates professional learning experiences for students, advises the Dean on issues relating to professional practice, facilitates Interprofessional Education (IPE) events, organizes the assessment and accreditation process for the School of Pharmacy, and provides service to more than 800 clinical and affiliate faculty members and practicum preceptors.

Office of Advancement

Location: Health Sciences Building H364

The Office of Advancement works closely with alumni, faculty, students and friends of the School to generate private support for a broad range of purposes, including scholarships, professorships and research. In addition, Advancement manages the School’s public relations, communications and marketing efforts, including production of the alumni magazine, Dawg Scripts, as well as management of the School’s external and internal communications and social media websites.

Advancement coordinates with pharmacy students on activities such as class and student giving and mentor programs, and provides students with valuable information and resources including opportunities to network with pharmacy professionals and to volunteer alongside friends and alumni of the School on projects that impact our community.


Name, Title Phone Email
Claire Forster, Assistant Dean for Advancement and Corporate Relations (206) 616-3217
Erin Bailey-Sun, Assistant Director for Advancement and Alumni Relations (206) 616-7613
Sarah Guthrie, Director of Communications (206) 543-3485
Danielle Shubat, Advancement Services Officer (206) 221-2465

Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA)

The Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA) establishes and promotes lasting, supportive relationships among students, alumni, the School and the community. The PAA endeavors to promote life-long learning of alumni, to act as a resource and community center for ongoing alumni needs and interests, to encourage activities that help recognize individuals and organizations that provide meritorious service to the School, and to promote and support students and programs of the School of Pharmacy. The PAA encourages students to become involved, and may be invited to serve on the PAA Board of Directors with alumni, faculty and staff. PAA offerings include but are not limited to the following:

  • Dawg Scripts magazine
  • Events such as class reunions and Homecoming
  • The Annual Don Katterman Memorial Lecture
  • PAA student scholarships
  • Networking opportunities between students and alumni
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Alumni Professional Excellence Award

For more information on the PAA and how to become involved as a student or recent graduate please contact Sarah Egan at 616-7613 or