110 Years of Pharamacy Seal: a roundel logo with a mortal and pestle line art illustration at the center. “110 Years of Pharmacy” arcs across the top. A gold Flying WV logo appears to left-center. “Est. 1914” appears right-center. Beneath the mortal and pestle illustration is the text “West Virginia University School of Pharmacy” in blue with gold rules. Beneath this is the text “Education and Innovation” set in dark blue.

110th Anniversary Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction: Honoring the Past, Building the Future

2024 marks the 110th anniversary of Pharmacy at West Virginia University. To celebrate, we have activities planned to commemorate this milestone. This page serves as the information hub for events, history, 2014 and 2024 School of Pharmacy Hall of Fame inductees. Thank you to our sponsors, Walgreens and WVU Medicine for their support.

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Students in the WVU Department of Pharmacy learning how to fill prescriptions.
Since 1914, pharmacy education at WVU has mirrored and contributed to the evolution of medication.
During the Spanish Flu, the School's focus on compounding reflected the era's reliance on basic yet vital medications like aspirin.
In the early 20th century, pharmacy’s focus on compounding and dispensing reflected the era's reliance on medications like aspirin.
In the 1960s, The College of Pharmacy settled into the new Evansdale-Medical Center Campus and was renamed The School of Pharmacy.
The 1960s was transformative for pharmacy at WVU and society. The newly named School of Pharmacy moved to the Medical Center Campus.
In the realm of pharmaceuticals, the introduction of oral contraceptives heralded a new era of reproductive autonomy.
In the realm of pharmaceuticals, the introduction of oral contraceptives heralded a new era of reproductive autonomy.
Today's pharmacy students work and learn in high-tech environments.
Today's pharmacy students work and learn in high-tech environments.
The Insulin Pump (omnipod) is a widely used medical treatment during the 2020s.
With the rise of insulin pumps, pharmacists need an understanding of both the mechanical and pharmacological aspects of disease management.

Our History

Embark on a journey through a history of the WVU School of Pharmacy, from its humble beginnings in 1914 to its current status as a hub of innovation and excellence in pharmaceutical education and research.

110th Anniversary Activities

Honoring 110 years of educating pharmacists and leaders in the profession of pharmacy.

School of Pharmacy 110th Anniversary Fall Celebration

Location:
- Health Sciences Center (North)
Time:

2014 Inductees

  1. Frank W. Alderman
  2. Edward John Allera
  3. Jarrett R. Amsden
  4. Scot A. Anderson
  5. Armando Anido
  6. Vicente Anido, Jr.
  7. Samuel A. Arco
  8. Wayne L. Atkinson
  9. CK Babcock
  10. K. Gary Barnette
  11. Paula M. Bass
  12. Eric B. Belldina
  13. Lisa J. Benincosa
  14. Alice Bennett
  15. John J. Bernabei
  16. Robert J. Beto II
  17. Albert F. Bond
  18. Larry W. Border
  19. David G. Bowyer
  20. Laddie Burdette
  21. Thomas L. Carson
  22. Lisa A. Cassis
  23. Wendy Chao
  24. Judie F. Charlton
  25. Pravin R. Chaturvedi
  26. Janet W. Cline
  27. Louis W. Cohen
  28. Roger S. Cole
  29. John E. Corkrean
  30. D. Stephen Crawford
  31. Doyle M. Cummings
  32. Robert W. Curley, Jr.
  33. David L. Dalton
  34. Joseph F. Dasta
  35. David L. Day
  36. Ann Dinardi
  37. Joseph P. Duda
  38. Betsy L. Elswick
  39. Ben Exley III
  40. Marsha H. Fanucci
  41. J. Ray Fredlock
  42. James W. Fredlock
  43. Carl E. Furbee, Jr.
  44. Brian A. Gallagher
  45. Carol Woodward Game
  46. Frederick L. Geiler
  47. Thomas D. Gerkin
  48. Douglas L. Gill
  49. Gary M. Givens
  50. Douglas D. Glover
  51. Prasanna R. Gore
  52. Ernest J. Gregg, Jr.
  53. Mary D. Guido
  54. John J. Halki
  55. Justin T. Hare
  56. Donald L. Heald
  57. Robert D. Hickman
  58. Brian M. Hodges
  59. Carol A. Hudachek
  60. Kent C. Hunter
  61. Donley W. Hutson
  62. Patricia C. Johnston
  63. Sassin T. Joseph
  64. Ashish V. Joshi
  65. Emily Judy
  66. Steven C. Judy
  67. Sandra E. Justice
  68. Charles Kakos
  69. Iftekhar D. Kalsekar
  70. Siddhesh A. Kamat
  71. John M. Kessler
  72. Elizabeth Kniska Keyes
  73. Heather Knight-Trent
  74. Eric M. Lambert
  75. Brian E. Lawson
  76. Nilsuwan Leelarasamee
  77. Dennis R. Lewis
  78. Robert N. Lohr
  79. Lydia Main
  80. Lisa D. Mallow
  81. Robert Kelley Massie, Jr.
  82. Gary Mastromichalis
  83. Joseph C. McGlothlin
  84. Michele V. McNeill
  85. Rahul C. Mehta
  86. Thomas E. Menighan
  87. Ronald W. Meredith
  88. Susan P. Meredith
  89. Andrea B. Miller
  90. Valerie M. Mondelli
  91. Gannett P. Monk
  92. John H. Neale
  93. Thomas J. Nester
  94. Michael D. Newton
  95. Ronald J. Pellegrino
  96. Karen O. Petros
  97. William P. Petros
  98. James B. Phillips
  99. John P. Plummer
  100. Mark D. Povroznik
  101. J. Robert Powell
  102. Jeannine L. Powell
  103. Sunil Prabhu
  104. Terrence S. Prettyman
  105. Robert E. Proudfoot
  106. Krithika S. Rajagopalan
  107. Karen L. Reed
  108. Kenneth R. Reed
  109. Daniel M. Rider
  110. W. Clarke Ridgway
  111. Judith Martin Riffee
  112. William H. Riffee
  113. David A. Riley
  114. Willa C. Rinehart
  115. Dianna L. Ringer
  116. Bruce T. Roberts
  117. Sanjoy Roy
  118. Charity Metz Schuller
  119. Charles V. Selby, Jr.
  120. Ronald J. Selders II
  121. Douglas N. Shaffer
  122. Roger A. Shallis
  123. Jann Burks Skelton
  124. Stephen A. Small
  125. Barbara Smith
  126. Kristen Finley Sobota
  127. Karl W. Sommer
  128. Clyde Spence
  129. Everett Bud Stanley
  130. Ralph S. Stevenson
  131. Newell W. Stewart
  132. Charles S. Stump, Jr.
  133. Willard D. Thacker
  134. Deepak D. Thakkar
  135. Judy B. Thompson
  136. Ted Thornton
  137. Edward Toompas
  138. George A. Topakas
  139. Janet L. Toth
  140. Charles H. Traubert
  141. Jason M. Turner
  142. E. Michelle Valentine
  143. Irvin VanMeter, Jr.
  144. Christopher R. Vaught
  145. Paul Virtue
  146. M. Todd Way
  147. Tara Whetsel
  148. Gates E. Wigner
  149. Marvin C. Wilson
  150. Arlie A. Winters, Jr.
  151. Albert F. Wojcik
  152. Kevin W. Yingling
  153. Islam R. Youni

2024 Inductees

  1. Erik E. Abel
  2. Mayur M. Amonkar
  3. Neelam Azad
  4. Aaron Cumpston
  5. Carmella Evans-Molina
  6. Joseph J. Filipek
  7. Xin Gao
  8. Robert M. Gill
  9. Niesha L. Griffith
  10. Khalid M. Kamal
  11. Stephen S. Leonard
  12. Ben Lopez
  13. Carroll Clark Martin
  14. Drew Massey
  15. Jenna M. Merandi
  16. John E. Miller
  17. Karla M. Miller
  18. LeeAnn Miller
  19. Tami Rodriguez
  20. Wanda Kellison Rogers
  21. Mary Ann (Schwarz) Bell
  22. James F. Smith
  23. George G. Sokos
  24. Jennifer Means Stephens
  25. Joanna L. Stollings
  26. Timothy Gibson Whitten
  27. Lisa W. Zannoni

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