Chris Claussen

Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
Primary office:
School of Pharmacy, room 2050G


Chris Claussen serves the Pharm.D. program by collaborating with University admissions, new student orientation, and academic advising resource centers across campus, as well as with regional transfer institutions. He works closely with the senior associate dean, associate deans, and fellow staff with regard to Pharm.D. admissions, academic progress, and academic standards compliance. Chris holds an M.S.Ed. from the KU School of Education and served for ten years as academic advisor and undergraduate degree program coordinator in the KU School of Business.

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU