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Experiential Education Staff

Joe Heidrick

Joe Heidrick

Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, Clinical Assistant Professor


  • Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Pharm.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Jessica Bates

Jessica Bates

Assistant Director of Experiential Education, Clinical Assistant Professor

Kevin Fullerton

Associate Director of Experiential Education

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.

Darlene Lantz

Darlene Lantz

Administrative Assistant

Coronavirus Update

You Can Still Reach Us

Academic Support Services

Academic support services typically accessed via the Dean’s office are still available by appointment via phone/Skype/Zoom. Please contact KU School of Pharmacy Student Services at rxstudentservices@ku.edu.

Prospective Students
(future freshmen or transfers)

KU is offering limited on-campus visits. Learn more at Visiting KU. The School of Pharmacy offers phone appointments for pre-pharmacy guidance. Please contact Admissions Representative Chris Claussen at rxadmissions@ku.edu.

Pre-Pharmacy Students

Pre-pharmacy students seeking guidance may still schedule phone appointments. Please contact Admissions Representative Chris Claussen at rxadmissions@ku.edu.

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
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$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