Nathan Cherrington Named Director of Graduate Studies at UA College of Pharmacy

He replaces Associate Dean A. Jay Gandolfi, PhD, who has overseen graduate studies since 1999, in this role.
Nathan Cherrington, PhD, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, became the college’s director of graduate studies last month. He replaces Associate Dean A. Jay Gandolfi, PhD, who has overseen graduate studies since 1999, in this role.

Dr. Cherrington joined the faculty of the college’s Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in 2002. Since then, he has been very active in graduate education, acting as major adviser for eight doctoral students and serving on 32 PhD graduate committees. His graduate students have been the recipients of both regional and national honors and have received fellowships from the National Institutes of Health and industrial sponsors.

Dr. Cherrington began serving on the executive council for the pharmacology and toxicology graduate program in 2003 and has been chair of that program track since 2007. He has considerable experience with the Graduate College, having served as a university graduate council member since 2006.