Meet the Dean of COPHS, Mary Andritz
Before accepting the
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences deanship at Butler
University, Mary Andritz was dean of Albany College of Pharmacy in
Albany, N.Y., from 1999 until June 2006, when she was appointed
vice president of clinical and professional development. Prior to
serving as dean, Andritz was a faculty member in the Pharmacy
Practice Department and assistant dean of professional affairs at
the college. In her first semester at Butler, Andritz authored a
grant that resulted in a $25 million gift from Lilly Endowment Inc.
for expansion of the pharmacy program.
In her first semester at Butler, Andritz authored a grant
proposal that resulted in a $25 million gift from Lilly Endowment
Inc. This grant has supported a number of public health initiatives
within the College as well as the construction of a
40,000-square-foot addition to the Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Building. Watch this video to learn more about the new
Outside of Butler, Andritz currently serves on The American
Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Commission on
Credentialing, which approves and oversees most of the residency
training in pharmacy throughout the country.
Andritz has also served as the executive director for the New
York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists and as a clinical
pharmacy supervisor at the Stratton Department of Veterans Affairs
Medical Center. In 1992, Andritz was appointed by the New York
State commissioner of social services to serve on the Drug Use
Review Board for Medicaid. She held this appointment until
Andritz's many achievements include more than 100 presentations
and numerous publications on pharmacy management and therapeutics
topics. Honors include the New York State Council of Health-system
Pharmacists Board of Directors Award, Practitioner Recognition
Award by the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (FASHP)
and Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals.
Andritz received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the State
University of New York at Buffalo and her bachelor's degree in
pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh.