ISU Meridian Health Science Center

Robin Dodson Tapped for Pharmacy Post at ISU-Meridian

July 7, 2009

During Robin Dodson’s tenure with Idaho State University, he has served in numerous capacities—including College of Pharmacy faculty member, advisor to ISU President Arthur C. Vailas, ISU-Boise’s chief academic officer and special assistant to Boise’s academic dean.

Come fall, he'll become student services director at the L.S. Skaggs Pharmacy Complex, located at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, which will open Aug. 1, north of Interstate-84 between Meridian and Locust Grove roads.

The position was created as part of the expansion of the Doctor of Pharmacy program in Meridian, where the College will offer 20 additional seats for the incoming class, according to College of Pharmacy spokesperson Andrew Gauss.
  Robin Dodson

Dodson, a former chief academic officer for the State Board of Education, brings a plethora of experience in higher education to the College of Pharmacy’s administrative team and will help further ISU’s  health sciences mission in the Treasure Valley.

Dodson holds a doctorate in pharmacology from Washington State University.


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