Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, BS Pharm, PharmD, MPH, MBA, 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 280 publications and approximately $10 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 (AACP), Clinical Pharmacy Education Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Nicholas Andrew Cummings Award from the National Academies of Practice, Award of Excellence from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Practice Research Award (2011 and 2014) and Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature from the ASHP Foundation, Research Achievement Award from the APhA, Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation, Paul R. Dawson Biotechnology Award from AACP, Chauncey I. Cooper Pharmacist Leadership Award from the National Pharmaceutical Association and 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.
Terry L. Schwinghammer, BS Pharm, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and holds the Arthur I. Jacknowitz Distinguished Chair in 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 is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and has practiced in adult inpatient and ambulatory care settings. Dr. Schwinghammer is a recipient of the American Pharmacists Association-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice and is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice. His teaching focuses on development of clinical skills, case-based learning, and pharmacotherapy of rheumatic diseases. He is a member of the Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning of the WVU Health Sciences Center. In addition to authoring over 75 research papers and journal articles, he is a co-editor of the Pharmacotherapy Casebook and Pharmacotherapy Handbook and is Editor-in-Chief of McGraw-Hill's AccessPharmacy (www.AccessPharmacy.com). Dr. Schwinghammer has served the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy as Chair of the Pharmacy Practice Section, Chair of the Council of Faculties, and member of the Board of Directors. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists and received both the Pharmacist of the Year and Sister M. Gonzales Lecture Awards from the organization. He has served as Chair of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties and elected member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He is a Fellow of ACCP, ASHP, and APhA and 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 spending time with his wife Donna and their two children and three grandchildren.
Barbara G. Wells, BS Pharm, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, is Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Executive Director Emeritus of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She earned her BS Pharm and PharmD degrees at the University of Tennessee and completed a residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice at the University of Tennessee and Memphis Mental Health Institute. She is past president of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Foundation (CPNPF). 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 seven teaching awards. She is the recipient of the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from AACP, the Paul F. Parker Medal from ACCP, the Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award from the American Pharmacists Association, and the Career Achievement Award from the CPNPF. She is a member of the National Academy of Practice of Pharmacy within the National Academies of Practice. Other books that she co-edits are Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach and the Pharmacotherapy Handbook.
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 U.S. 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 five 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, Co-Leader Cancer Therapy Discovery and Development, Co-Chair, and Molecular Tumor Board 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 125 peer reviewed publications and has received more than $1.2 million in external funding as a co and 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 is a member of National Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention and Control 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 co-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 co-edits are Top 300 Pharmacy Flash Cards, Top 100 Nonprescription Flash Cards, 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 16 half-marathons.
Joseph T. DiPiro, BS Pharm, PharmD, FCCP, is Dean, Professor, and Archie O. McCalley Chair at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. From 2005 to 2014, he was Executive Dean of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his BS in pharmacy (Honors College) from the University of Connecticut and Doctor of Pharmacy 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. From 1981 to 2005, Dr. DiPiro was a faculty member at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and the Medical College of Georgia.
He is Past Chair of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Council of Deans and served as President of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He is a Fellow of the College and has served on the Research Institute Board of Trustees. He has been a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, having served on the Commission on Therapeutics and the Task Force on Science. 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, the Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and was named in 2013 as the national Rho Chi Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. DiPiro was elected a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr. DiPiro served as editor of The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education for 12 years. He is an editor for Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, now in its ninth edition. He is also the author of Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics and editor of the Encyclopedia of Clinical Pharmacy. He has published over 200 journal papers, books, book chapters, and editorials in academic and professional journals, mainly related to antibiotics, drug use in surgery, and pharmacy education. His papers have appeared in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Pharmacotherapy, Critical Care Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, American Journal of Surgery, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and Surgical Infections.