Pamela Upchurch Joyner, Ed.D., M.S. Pharm.

Executive Associate Dean of Professional Education Clinical Professor Exec. Associate Dean for Prof. Education

Appointed in 2010, Pamela U. Joyner is the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s executive associate dean for professional education. She is responsible for all professional initiatives, including accreditation, the curriculum, experiential education, continuing education and the Academy. Joyner had previously served as associate dean for professional education since 1998.

From 1985 to 1996, Joyner worked at the Wake Area Health Education Center at Wake Medical Center as the director of pharmacy education. In February 1996, she joined the School as the director of external professional programs and implemented the School’s off-campus External Doctor of Pharmacy Program.

Joyner has been actively involved in state and national professional organizations including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Pharmacists Association and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. She was recognized as a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in 1991 and was selected to participate in the 2007–2008 AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program.

Doctor of Education, North Carolina State University, 1995
Raleigh, North Carolina

Master of Science in Hospital Pharmacy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 1977
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 1974
Chapel Hill, North Carolina