Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences



Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences

Dr. Raylene Rospond joined Manchester University and the Pharmacy Program in July 2014 as Vice President and Dean of the College of Pharmacy.As Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences, she served as the Pharmacy Program’s chief administrative and academic officer responsible for uniting and inspiring all administrators, faculty, staff, preceptors and students toward achievement of the University’s mission and goals. She has over 25 years of academic experience in clinical practice, didactic and experiential teaching, scholarship and administration. Most recently, Dr. Rospond served as Deputy Provost at Drake University following a tenure of 10 years as the Dean of Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She has received numerous recognitions including the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, being recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and receiving the Robert G. Gibbs Distinguished Pharmacy Award by the Iowa Pharmacy Association. Dr. Rospond earned her B.S. In Pharmacy from Creighton University and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in conjunction with the completion of a Hematology/Oncology Residency.