Pharmacy Faculty Granted Tenure, Promotions

Pharmacy Faculty

Left to right: Wood, Payne, Trippier, Alvarez, Black and Cox.

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the promotion and tenure of six School of Pharmacy faculty members Feb. 21.

The group includes Laurence Wood, Ph.D., (Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology) from the Abilene campus; Kenna Payne, Pharm.D., (Department of Pharmacy Practice) and Paul Trippier, Ph.D., (Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences) from the Amarillo campus; Carlos Alvarez, Pharm.D., and Robin Black, Pharm.D., (Department of Pharmacy Practice) from the Dallas/Ft. Worth campus; and Craig Cox, Pharm.D., (Department of Pharmacy Practice) from the Lubbock campus.

Alvarez, Trippier and Wood were granted tenure, effective Feb. 21. Trippier and Wood also were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. In addition, Cox was promoted from associate professor to professor and Black and Payne were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. All promotions are effective Sept. 1.

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