Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, BS Pharm, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, FASHP, is Dean and Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. She received her BS and PharmD degrees from the University of Georgia, and completed a residency at Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy and at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She has served in elected positions in numerous professional organizations. Dr. Chisholm-Burns has greater than 250 publications and more than $8 million in external funding as principal investigator. In 2008 and 2011, textbooks co-edited by Dr. Chisholm-Burns, Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice and Pharmacy Management, Leadership, Marketing, and Finance, respectively, received the Medical Book Award from the American Medical Writers Association. She has also received numerous awards and honors including the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the Clinical Pharmacy Education Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award from the American Pharmacists Association, the Nicholas Andrew Cummings Award from the National Academies of Practice, the Award of Excellence from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Rufus A. Lyman Award for most outstanding publication in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (in 1996 and 2007). Dr. Chisholm-Burns lives in Memphis, is married, and has one child, John Fitzgerald Burns Jr. She enjoys writing, cycling, and playing chess.
Barbara G. Wells, BS Pharm, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, is Dean and Professor Emeritus at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Executive Director Emeritus of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed a residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice at the University of Tennessee. She is a past president and chair of the Board of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She is a past member of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health and of the FDA Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee. Her primary instructional interests are in psychiatric therapeutics, and she has received six teaching awards, including the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from AACP and the Paul F. Parker Award from ACCP. Other books that she coedits are Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach and the Pharmacotherapy Handbook. She enjoys a leisurely or working weekend on her houseboat named Euphoria on Pickwick Lake.
Terry L. Schwinghammer, BS Pharm, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA is Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. He received his BS and PharmD degrees from Purdue University and completed a pharmacy residency at Indiana University Hospitals. He has practiced in adult inpatient and ambulatory care settings. Dr. Schwinghammer is a past recipient of the APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice and is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice. His teaching focuses on pharmacotherapy of rheumatic diseases and physical assessment. In addition to authoring over 60 publications, he is coeditor of the Pharmacotherapy Casebook and Pharmacotherapy Handbook and is Editor-in-Chief of AccessPharmacy (www.AccessPharmacy.com). He has been elected to membership in the Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Purdue University in 2004. His hobby is collecting apothecary antiques, and he enjoys boating and water skiing with his family.
Patrick M. Malone, BS Pharm, PharmD, FASHP, is Professor and Associate Dean of Internal Affairs at The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy. Dr. Malone received his BS in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Michigan. He completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the Buffalo General Hospital, Drug Information Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and US West Fellowship in Academic Development and Technology at Creighton University. His practice and teaching have centered on drug information, and he is the first author for all four editions of Drug Information—A Guide for Pharmacists. Dr. Malone was also the drug information pharmacist at the XIII Winter Olympics. He has approximately 100 publications and numerous presentations and has held various offices in national organizations. He was the Director of the Web-Based Pharmacy Pathway at Creighton University Medical Center, from its initial establishment until after graduation of the first class. His hobby is building and flying radio-controlled aircraft.
Jill M. Kolesar, BS Pharm, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin and the Director of the 3P Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received a BS in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and a PharmD from the University of Texas. Dr. Kolesar also completed an oncology residency and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Kolesar is the author of more than 100 peer reviewed publications and has received more than $1.2 million in external funding as a principal investigator. She holds two US and international patents for novel technologies invented in her laboratory and founded Helix Diagnostics based on this technology. She has served on the National Cancer Institute Central IRB, and is currently a member of the Pharmacology Taskforce, an advisory group to the Investigational Drug Steering Committee of the NCI. She also chairs the Lung Biology Subcommittee for the Thoracic Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Kolesar received the Innovations in Teaching Award from AACP, and has served in multiple elected offices of national and international pharmacy organizations. Other books she coedits are Top 300 Pharmacy Flash Cards, Pharmacogenomics: Applications to Patient Care and The Pharmacogenomics Handbook. Dr. Kolesar loves to read, run, ski, and travel with her husband and five children. She has completed 2 marathons and 14 half-marathons.
Joseph T. DiPiro, BS Pharm, PharmD, FCCP, is Executive Dean of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, which is an integrated program of the Colleges of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina. He received his BS in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and PharmD from the University of Kentucky. He served a residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and a fellowship in Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University. He is the Editor of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Dr. DiPiro has published over 120 refereed papers in academic and professional journals. He is also an editor for Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, and an author of Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics. He was a President of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has served on the Research Institute Board of Trustees. In 2002, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy selected Dr. DiPiro for the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Educator Award. He has also received the Russell R. Miller Literature Award and the Education Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is an avid runner and has completed 15 marathons.