Dennis Hedge, Pharm.D.
Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs
Dennis Hedge was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at South à£à£Ö±²¥Ðã State University in May 2016.Â Prior to serving as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dennis served as a faculty member, Department Head, Associate Dean, and Dean of SDSUâ€™s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
A native of Hoxie, Kansas, Dennis earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas in 1991, followed by a one-year residency at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Highlights of Dennisâ€™ time at SDSU have included serving as the universityâ€™s lead in establishing the Masters of Public Health degree program, integrating Medical Laboratory Science and Respiratory Care
into the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, organizing and launching the College of Natural Sciences, facilitating the creation of new academic programs at SDSU including the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine, Business Economics, and Concrete Industry Management, continued growth of accredited and certified programs offered by SDSU to its current record high, and surpassing the universityâ€™s student retention goal of 80% for the past two consecutive years.
In addition, Dennis has held multiple leadership positions with advisory boards and committees, and received the South à£à£Ö±²¥Ðã Pharmacists Association Honorary President à£à£Ö±²¥Ðã in 2011 and the South à£à£Ö±²¥Ðã Society of Health-System Pharmacistâ€™s Gary Karel Lecture à£à£Ö±²¥Ðã in March of 2018, which are among the highest recognitions by these organizations.
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