Dean's Office Staff

Chris Claussen

Chris Claussen

Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
785-864-0098

Chris Claussen manages student recruitment and retention. He serves as an advisor to pre-pharmacy students and helps guide them through the admissions process.


Patricia Coombs

Patricia Coombs

Administrative Assistant Senior
316-293-3500

Patricia Coombs is the receptionist for the Wichita campus and assists students and faculty on the Lawrence and Wichita campuses. 


Brittany Fellers

Brittany Fellers

Office Specialist
785-864-3591

Brittany Fellers is the receptionist for the Dean’s Office. She handles communications with students and visitors.


Kevin Fullerton

Associate Director of Experiential Education
785-864-5577

Kevin Fullerton, in conjunction with the Director of Experiential Education, manages all aspects of the scheduling and evaluating of experiential rotations for Pharm.D. students. Specifically, the Associate Director develops assessment tools for the assessment of experiential education, conducts site visits, plans and executes programming for preceptor development, supervises staff within the department, and acts on the behalf of the department director when necessary in campus and off campus meetings.


Jackie Hosey

Jackie Hosey

Director of External Affairs
785-864-1206

Jackie Hosey manages external communications for the school, including news releases, website content, photographs and various publications. She also assists students with publication materials and promotions for their community outreach programs.


Patti Steffan

Patti Steffan

Administrative Associate
785-864-3893

Patti Steffan assists the associate dean of research & graduate affairs with the graduate honors symposium and graduate student processing. She collects and catalogs ongoing global research programs for the Global Health Center and assists the Neuroscience Graduate Program with seminars, the NGP symposium and graduate student processing.


Sandy Urish

Assistant to Dean Ragan
785-864-4882


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