FDU Appoints New Dean for Faculty of Pharmacy and Well being Sciences

June 13, 2022 — Fairleigh Dickinson College has appointed Anastasia Rivkin, Pharm.D., Ed.D., because the dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Well being Sciences, efficient July 1. Dr. Rivkin had been serving because the interim dean.

FDU Appoints New Dean for Faculty of Pharmacy and Well being Sciences

Anastasia Rivkin, Pharm.D. and Ed.D.

“Anastasia’s management and experience present super power for the way forward for FDU’s well being initiatives in pharmacy and past,” stated Michael J. Avaltroni, College Provost and Senior Vice President for Tutorial Affairs. “Please be a part of me in congratulating her, and I do know you’ll assist her nicely on this essential function.”

Anastasia joined FDU as assistant dean for school of the Faculty of Pharmacy — because it was then known as — because it welcomed its inaugural class in 2012. Since then, she has been instrumental within the growth of the Physician of Pharmacy program curriculum, evaluation, and accreditation efforts. Curricular oversight and ongoing monitoring of well being care trade tendencies, in addition to analysis of pupil efficiency has resulted in a number of high quality enchancment initiatives underneath her management. These embody supporting growth and implementation of the enriched curriculum for the Physician of Pharmacy program, launch of recent experiential educating and evaluation strategy, and proposals for enhancing graduates’ nationwide board examination efficiency. These interventions and high quality enchancment initiatives are demonstrating optimistic outcomes for the applications and for the College. Consequently, throughout her function as interim dean, the college and Physician of Pharmacy program acquired extremely optimistic and inspiring suggestions from its accreditation go to, with all 25 accreditation requirements cited as compliant. She additionally collaborated with the staff on the college to assist set up new applications in public well being, doctor assistant research, occupational remedy, and social work.    

Earlier than being named interim dean, Anastasia served as government affiliate dean and assistant dean for school for the college. Previous to becoming a member of FDU, she led the pharmacy observe division at Lengthy Island College’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz School of Pharmacy and Well being Sciences. She is a registered pharmacist in New York and New Jersey, a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, and an immunizing pharmacist. She is actively engaged in pharmacy observe and schooling organizations on nationwide and native ranges: she is an lively member of the American Affiliation of Faculties of Pharmacy (AACP), the place she is a delegate, and a member of the group’s journal editorial board. She can also be a member of the American School of Scientific Pharmacy (ACCP), in addition to the New Jersey Pharmacists Affiliation (NJPhA) and the New Jersey Society of Well being-System Pharmacist (NJSHP), the place she serves on a management group.    

Anastasia earned her BS in pharmaceutical sciences and Physician of Pharmacy levels from North Dakota State College; she accomplished her residency at Yale New Haven Well being in Connecticut; 18 years after ending her residency she was acknowledged with a John J. Zugich distinguished alumni award from Yale New Haven Well being for her achievements in pharmacy schooling. She additionally holds a Physician of Schooling in increased schooling diploma from FDU’s Peter Sammartino Faculty of Schooling.    

The writer of greater than 50 peer-reviewed textbook chapters, publications and displays that seem in high-impact pharmacy journals, medical journals and textbooks, her areas of experience embody pharmacy schooling, crucial care, and gastrointestinal and liver illnesses.  

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