Robert Emerson

Robert L. Emerson

  • Associate Dean for Wichita Campus
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
  • Dept. of Family & Community Med., KU Med - Wichita
316-293-1835
Office
School of Pharmacy, Room 2331-E
University of Kansas - WIchita Campus
1010 N. Kansas, Bldg 92
Wichita, KS, 67214

Education

  • Pharm.D., University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
  • B.S. Pharmacy, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Biography

Robert L. Emerson joined the the KU School of Pharmacy in 1993 as instructor and coordinator of the Pharmacy Skills Laboratory and director of the school’s early experiential education program. Emerson was appointed associate dean in charge of the school’s Wichita Campus when it opened in 2011. He has a faculty appointment as clinical associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and an adjunct faculty appointment as clinical associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine with the KU School of Medicine-Wichita.


Events
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