Marie Chisholm-Burns has been appointed head of the department of pharmacy practice and science at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, UA announced Friday.
Chisholm-Burns recently moved from Georgia, where she was a professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine.
She is a clinical pharmacy transplant specialist and founder and director of the Medication Access Program in Georgia, which increases access to medications for solid-organ transplant recipients.
Among her other credentials is her research in the improvement of health outcomes, access to care and medical literacy, UA said. She has received 17 international, national and local teaching awards.
She received a doctor of pharmacy degree in 1993 and did her residency in 1994 at Mercer Southern School of Pharmacy and Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.