President Richard Hart and Provost Ronald Carter are pleased to announce Noreen H. Chan Tompkins, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, as Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy. Chan Tompkins will be the third Dean since the inception of the school.
Dr. Chan Tompkins is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, with residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She has roots at Loma Linda University (Riverside Campus), where she completed the pre-pharmacy curriculum. She has 23 years of training as a clinical pharmacist and researcher, extensive experience as a preceptor and clinical instructor, and numerous publications. Dr. Hart shares, “I am delighted to have Dr. Chan Tompkins join our School of Pharmacy as Dean. Her extensive background in both research and clinical services will be a welcome addition to the School. Noreen grew up in Loma Linda, so is really coming home.”
“This has been a year in the making, as we have been waiting for excellence – the ideal person to fill this role. Noreen’s credentials are perfect for our need, and we are excited to have her here,” says Dr. Carter.
Dr. Chan Tompkins is committed to leading an innovative curriculum revision to enhance LLU School of Pharmacy’s prominence in California, as well as strengthening the School of Pharmacy’s collaboration with the Medical Center.