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The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Foundation was established in December 1946 to support the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The Foundation secures financial resources for the betterment of the School in its quest to transform the teaching and learning of pharmacy.


The Foundation fosters and promotes the profession of pharmacy and pharmaceutical education and research exclusively at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy by securing and stewarding financial resources to support the mission of the School.


  • Provide support to faculty and staff of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
  • Extend scholarships to deserving students.
  • Promote support for the graduate program.
  • Deliver needed capital improvements.
  • Identify and attract investment in public-private partnerships that accelerate change in pharmacy and pharmaceutical education, research and healthcare worldwide.


Foundation Board Nomination Form


UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Foundation Board of Directors

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Foundation Board of Directors

July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

Executive Committee

Chair Louis Newsome (’77 B.S. Pharm)

Vice Chair Ping Rogers (’90 B.S. Pharm.)

Treasurer Aaron Wright (’97 B.S. Pharm.)

Secretary Janet Edwards (’95 B.S. Pharm.)

Governance Committee Chair Dianne Kapherr (’84 B.S. Pharm.)

Finance and Audit Committee Chair Mary Hooks (’80 B.S. Pharm.)

Development Committee Chair Tab Waldrop (’84 B.S. Pharm.)

Greg Vassie (’03 Ph.D.)

Immediate Past Chair Neal Fowler (84’ B.S. Pharm.)


Joseph Abdalla (’89 B.S. Pharm.)

Rob Barrett (’05 Ph.D.)

Henry Burgess (’05 Pharm. D.)

Rashonda Burkett (’02 Ph.D.)

Linda Butler (’68 B.S. Pharm.)

Jennifer Buxton (’03 Pharm.D.)

Sarah Cobb (’84 B.S. Pharm.)

Rick Graham (’06 PhD. Pharm.)

Amy Greeson (’90 B.S. Pharm.)

Jivan Moaddeb (’10 Pharm.D.)

Jeff New (’91 B.S. Pharm., ’02 Pharm. D.)

Patti Rouse (’79 B.S. Pharm.)

Reid Saleeby (’86 B.S. Pharm.)

Lynn Walters (’90 B.S. Business Admin., ’90 MAC)

Gary Yingling (’62 B.S. Pharm.)