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08 AUGUST 2013 E-NEWSLETTER OF THE NATIONALLY RANKED UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES RxeFILL this issue Dr. Wayne Hoss Retires In Memoriam: Dr. Miles Hacker P.2 Dr. Wayne Hoss, executive associate dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, will retire in June 2013 after 28 years of service to the university. Dr. Hoss joined the faculty of The University of Toledo in 1985 as a professor of medicinal chemistry. He later added the responsibility of codirecting the Center for Drug Design and Development for a brief period before spending nearly a decade as the university‟s associate vice president for research and development. Dr. Hoss returned to the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1999 as the interim dean before taking on the role of associate dean and later executive associate dean, the position he now holds. Best Postgrad Paper at APhA P.4 Meet Dr. Salah Ahmed P.3 Students of the Month P.5 Photo by Dan Miller Upcoming Events P.5 New leadership appointments reflect growth in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Toledo is pleased to announce new administrative appointments that affect the college‟s governance. Executive Associate Dean Dr. Hoss‟s leadership and vision have been a driving factor behind many of the The college‟s newly appointed executive associate dean is Christine Hinko, PhD. Dr. Hinko has also been the associate dean for Student Affairs in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences for thirteen years and is a professor of pharmacology. She and the Student Affairs staff have been recognized repeatedly by the university for outstanding advising and for the expert management of student affairs on two campuses. The success of the Office of Student Affairs was recently commended by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Dr. Hinko‟s new role will allow continuous college-level decision making while the dean addresses outreach and engagement and capital campaign assignments. continued on page 2 Dr. Hinko assumes the role of executive associate dean following the recent retirement of Dr. Wayne Hoss, who served as the college‟s executive associate dean for ten years. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs Marcia McInerney, PhD is the new associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs. Dr. McInerney, whose most recent role was that of chair of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, is a Distinguished University Professor who has been part of The University of Toledo‟s faculty since 1991. Her research on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes has earned her multiple awards and national recognition in addition to millions of dollars in grant funding from private and federal agencies. Dr. McInerney will lead the highly attractive graduate programs in the pharmaceutical sciences, to which Learners from a multitude of domestic and international institutions seek admission in numbers that exceed our current capacity. The graduate programs in the College of Pharmacy and continued on page 6

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