Promotion and Tenure Awarded to CoP Faculty Members

Eight faculty members in the College of Pharmacy have been awarded promotion and/or tenure by the University of Georgia, effective today (July 1, 2021).  These faculty members and their respective titles and departments include:

Dr. Chris Bland – Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Savannah extended campus

Dr. Daniel B. Chastain – Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Albany extended campus

Dr. Amber Clemmons – Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Augusta extended campus

Dr. Bruce Jones – Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Savannah extended campus

Dr. Andrea Sikora Newsome – Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Augusta extended campus

Dr. Gurvinder Singh Rekhi – Academic Professional, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Susan E. Smith – Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy

Dr. Yao Yao – Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

“Promotion is a significant achievement in academic life and a recognition of the valuable contributions that you make to the life of the University,” said UGA President Dr. Jere W. Morehead in the announcement letter to the recipients.

“I am proud of these individuals and the hard work, commitment, and diligence they have made in order to reach this career milestone,” said Dean Kelly M. Smith.  “I congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.”

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