Dean Ralph Altiere

Ralph Altiere PhD

Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Address: ralph.altiere@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone: 303-724-2887

Dr. Altiere has been a faculty member of the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy since 1987. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Manhattan College, a Master of Science in chemistry from New York University and a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from New York Medical College.; He completed a postdoctoral appointment at Yale University before joining the faculty at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

Prior to his appointment as associate dean in 1995, Dr. Altiere had a distinguished record in research focusing on neural regulation of airway function.; He is the author of several book chapters and numerous research articles published in major pharmacology and respiratory journals worldwide. He served on NIH study sections and as a scientific journal reviewer.

Dr. Altiere has had leadership responsibility for the school's professional education programs, educational and student support services, academic policy development and accreditation reviews.; He was responsible for leading the effort to establish the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program and developing and implementing a comprehensive assessment program for the school's academic program.; He has been a leader in diversity efforts at the school having served as director of a HRSA-funded Center of Excellence Diversity Program.; From 1998 to 2005, he was director of the Pharmacy Student Research Conference - Western Region.

Dr. Altiere is active in professional association affairs having served on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Academic Affairs Committee and Institutional Research Advisory Committee; is a current member to the Advocacy Task force and member of and former chair of the Section of Teachers of Biological Sciences.; He was a fellow in the inaugural AACP Leadership Fellows Program.; He also serves as an external reviewer for ACPE accreditation site visits.; He received a UCD Diversity Award, the School of Nursing Dean's Award for Distinguished Leadership, shared a UCD Innovations in Teaching Award and is co-author of three Innovations in Teaching Awards from AACP.; He serves as a member of the advisory board for the UCD Center for Bioethics and Humanities.

He continues to teach cell biology, physiology, pathophysiology and health care ethics in the PharmD degree program.

Rachel Copeland

Rachel Copeland, MBA

Associate Dean for Finance & Budget

David Ross

David Ross, PhD

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

David Thompson

David Thompson, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Jason Brunner

Jason Brunner, PharmD

Assistant Dean for Assessment

Brian Hemstreet

Brian Hemstreet, PharmD

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Gina Moore

Gina Moore, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Dean for Clinical and Professional Affairs