Daniels Promoted to Associate Dean, Pharmacy Clinical Practice
Rowell Daniels, PharmD, MS, has been named associate dean, pharmacy clinical practice at Chapel Hill for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Daniels is also director of pharmacy at UNC Hospitals and Clinics, a position he has held since 2007.
"This appointment recognizes the fact that Rowell Daniels serves at the interface between the School and UNC Hospitals in a role that is inclusive of all of our collaborative practice, educational, and research initiatives," says Bob Blouin, dean of the pharmacy school. "As we continue to strengthen our collaborative ties with the hospital, his position becomes more important than ever."
As director of pharmacy, Daniels oversees all inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services including the pharmacy residency programs at UNC Hospitals and Clinics. In his role as associate dean, he is also responsible for the implementation and integration of teaching and service programs between the School and UNC Hospitals and Clinics as well as ensuring congruence and consistency between the missions of both the School and the UNC Hospitals Department of Pharmacy. In this unique role, Daniels oversees pharmacy practice in all UNC hospitals and clinics ensuring compliance with associated laws and regulations.
"Rowell Daniels is a leader in the Partnership for Patient Care, which is an alliance forged between UNC Hospitals and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy," says Sharon Coulter James, senior vice president, professional services at UNC Hospitals. "He is a key player as we seek to improve care for patients at the hospital, expand the services offered by pharmacists, and maintain an innovative experiential teaching model for pharmacy students and residents."
Prior to coming to UNC in 1998, Daniels held various pharmacy management positions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He holds a master of science in hospital pharmacy administration from the University of Wisconsin and received his doctor of pharmacy from the University of Georgia through the Medical College of Georgia.