College of Pharmacy

Avedisian Hall, 7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881

pharmcol@etal.uri.eduOffice: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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Office of the Dean

Dean’s Message

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Thank you for your interest in the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. We are one of the nation’s leading pharmacy institutions with a rich history of professional leadership, educational excellence and research achievement.

Our academic offerings include the Doctor of Pharmacy professional degree program, and Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral level degrees in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. URI pharmacy graduates are well prepared to take advantage of the many career opportunities available in our challenging healthcare system. Our alums become professionals that make a difference in the lives of so many individuals.

The College of Pharmacy is home to a dynamic research enterprise that brings students into contact with world-leading researchers developing solutions to many of society’s most pressing health care problems. Our research funding, in excess of $10 million per year, positions the College among the top 25 pharmacy schools in the country. Our newly completed, state of the art, 150,000-square-foot teaching and research facility provides many of the tools necessary for scientific discovery leading to better medical treatment and improved patient quality of life.

Finally, you will find that our faculty, staff and students are passionate about our mission. Our commitment to professional success, service to our communities and patients, and quest for scientific innovation is reflected in our involvement in the world beyond our small beautiful campus in Kingston.

Thank you for your interest in our College, and we hope to see you on campus soon.

Paul Larrat, R.Ph., Ph.D.


Office of the Dean

Managing Director of Development

Office: 230E

Professor Emeritus & College Ambassador

URI College of Pharmacy

Director of Finance and Administration

Office: 230C

MJ Kanaczet

Director, Continuing Professional Development Programming

Office: 230J

Dean and Professor

Office: 220A

Manager of Technology Services

Office: 230L

401.874.9239 (Cell 401.623.7373)

Business Manager

Office: 230D

Executive Assistant I

Office: 220B

College Management Team

PHP Department Chair and Professor

Office: 255a


Office: 230N Lab: 470

Director of Finance and Administration

Office: 230C

Dean and Professor

Office: 220A


College External Advisory Board

Professor Emeritus & College Ambassador

URI College of Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy


Ewa Dzwierzynski

Regional Pharmacy Director

CharterCARE Health Partners

Vice President, Assembly Bioscience


CRK Associates

CVS Health

Pharmacy Manager

Rite Aid

Medical Science Liaison


Justina Molzon

FDA (retired)

Principal Consultant

Pharma Regulatory Connection

Pharmacist; URICOP Representative to URI Alumni Board


Senior Vice President, National Health Council; Professor, University of Maryland College of Pharmacy

Lynn Pezzullo Adv Board

Senior Director, Performance Measurement

Pharmacy Quality Alliance

Head of Global Sales

Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Consultant and Former President

Hospital Association of Rhode Island

Chief Executive Officer

DisperSol Technologies

Director of Pharmacy

Coastal Medical

Vice President

CVS Health

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