Patricia Coombs

Senior Administrative Assistant
Primary office:
Wichita campus, Suite 2331
University of Kansas
1010 North Kansas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67214


Patricia Coombs is the receptionist for the Wichita campus and assists Associate Dean Robert Emerson. She handles communications with the students and visitors. She interacts with the faculty located on both the Lawrence and Wichita campus to assist with their needs. She earned her BA and MBA in Business Administration from Baker University in 2000 and 2004 respectively.

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