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New Pharmacy Dean
Michael Swanoski to ready Duluth for the future.
Michael Swanoski has been named senior associate dean of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2017. In this role, Swanoski will work closely with the Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPPS) Department Head Grant Anderson, Ph.D., to provide overall leadership for the college's Duluth campus, including managing faculty, research, operations and planning. Swanoski will also provide leadership for the Duluth professional program and staff, and represent the Duluth program within the University and community, including Northern Minnesota pharmacists and health care systems.
Having had extensive experience in pharmacy practice, research and education, Swanoski is a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and is a certified geriatric pharmacist. He has practiced in several settings including community pharmacy, ambulatory care medication therapy management, acute care, long term care, and population care.
Past dean, Randy Seifert, is moving into an endowed chair position and will be based in the Twin Cities pharmacy program.