Faculty Earn Promotion

Head shots of Drs. Panizzi, Hester, Cogle, Maxson and steuber

March 12, 2021

AUBURN, Alabama - Five Harrison School of Pharmacy faculty members were recently awarded with promotion, recognizing their outstanding efforts to the school. The promotions are effective October 1, 2021.

“Congratulations to these exceptional faculty and researchers who have reached the next milestone in their careers,” said Richard A. Hansen, dean of the Harrison School of Pharmacy. “In the ever-changing health care world, it is vital to have researchers and practitioners committed to identifying and developing new and innovative ways to improve health outcomes.”

In the Department of Drug Discovery and Development, Dr. Peter Panizzi was promoted to professor. Panizzi has been with HSOP since 2010.

In the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Dr. Kelly Hester was promoted to clinical professor. Hester has been with HSOP since 2002. Additionally, Drs. Sarah Cogle, Rebecca Maxson and Taylor Steuber were promoted to associate clinical professors. Cogle and Maxson joined HSOP in 2015, followed by Steuber in 2016.

"The enthusiasm and commitment of these faculty members furthers our mission of training practice ready pharmacists, caring for those in our communities, and making discoveries that improve the world we live in,” said Hansen.

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About the Harrison School of Pharmacy

Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy is ranked among the top 25 percent of all pharmacy schools in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the School offers doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and pharmaceutical sciences (Ph.D.) while also offering a master’s in pharmaceutical sciences. The SchoolÕs commitment to world-class scholarship and interdisciplinary research speaks to AuburnÕs overarching Carnegie R1 designation that places Auburn among the top 100 doctoral research universities in the nation. For more information about the School, please call 334.844.8348 or visit http://pharmacy.auburn.edu.

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Last Updated: March 12, 2021