Dean's Office Staff

Patricia Coombs
Senior Administrative Assistant
Wichita campus, Suite 2331

Patricia Coombs is the receptionist for the Wichita campus and assists Associate Dean Robert Emerson. She handles communications with the students and visitors. She interacts with the faculty located on both the Lawrence and Wichita campus to assist with their needs. She earned her BA and MBA in Business Administration from Baker University in 2000 and 2004 respectively.

Brittany Fellers
Office Specialist
School of Pharmacy

Brittany Fellers is the receptionist for the Dean’s Office. She handles communications with students and visitors. She earned a BA in Communications Studies as well as a minor in Business from the University of Kansas in 2012.

Kevin Fullerton
Coordinator of Experiential Education
School of Pharmacy, room 2001B

Kevin Fullerton works closely with the assistant dean and administrative assistant of experiential education managing rotation schedules, affiliation agreements and site assessment. He also coordinates and facilitates exams for the Standardized Client Program.

Administrative Assistant of Experiential Education
School of Pharmacy, 2001

Yvonne Hood assists the assistant dean and coordinator of the experiential education program by managing pharmacy student compliance, rotation schedules and bill processing. She also provides support to the standardized client program.

Director of External Affairs
School of Pharmacy, room 2001E

Jackie Hosey manages external communications for the school, including news releases, web site content, photographs and various publications. She also assists students with publication materials and promotions for their community outreach programs.

Gina King
Senior Administrative Associate
School of Pharmacy, room 2050H

Gina King manages student records for the Pharm.D. program.

Diane Massey
Assistant to Dean Audus
School of Pharmacy, room 2050B

Diane Massey assists the dean with administrative duties and manages School of Pharmacy scholarship distributions,

Administrative Associate
School of Pharmacy


Patti Steffan assists the Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Affairs with the graduate honors symposium and graduate student processing.  Supports the Global Health Center in the collection and cataloging of ongoing global research programs. She also assists the Neuroscience Graduate Program with seminars, NGP symposium and graduate student processing.

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2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to needy Kansans during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU