The individuals listed below are members of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's leadership team.

Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, FAAPS, FCP

Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, FAAPS, FCP
Dean and Professor
Executive Director of University Regional Partnerships

Pharmacy Hall, Room N309 H
Phone: 410-706-7651
Fax: 410-706-4012
neddingt@rx.umaryland.edu

William J. Cooper, MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance

Pharmacy Hall, Room N309 G
Phone: (410) 706-4416
Fax: (410) 706-4012
wcooper@rx.umaryland.edu

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William J. Cooper, MBA, senior associate dean for administration and finance, earned his BBA in accounting/economics from Temple University and his MBA from Drexel University. During his 30+ year career, he has held many positions, including assistant budget coordinator and assistant comptroller at Drexel University and comptroller and acting associate vice president and vice president at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute.

Cooper’s experience includes proposing and negotiating indirect costs rates, managing more than $500 million in capital construction, and overseeing extensive renovations and deferred maintenance. He has been an assistant comptroller and comptroller managing extensive restricted funds for a large university.

In his current role at the School, Cooper oversees finance, human resources, facilities, laboratory services, and IT. Cooper oversees an all funds budget of $77 million and a payroll of 500+ employees. He is also responsible for strategic advancement of developing new sources of revenue and managing costs along with developing five-year forecasts and modeling.

 Ken Boyden, JD, EdD, associate dean

Ken Boyden, JD, EdD
Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Affairs

Pharmacy Hall, Room S740B
Phone: (410) 706-3816
Fax: (410) 706-6049
kboyden@rx.umaryland.edu

Andy Coop, PhD

Andrew Coop, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy Hall, Room N309E 
Phone: (410) 706-2029
acoop@rx.umaryland.edu 

Cherokee Layson-Wolf

Cherokee Layson-Wolf, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Pharmacy Hall Room, N309F
Phone: (410) 706-2432
cwolf@rx.umaryland.edu

Sarah Michel, PhD

Sarah Michel, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Health Sciences Facility II, Room 551
Phone: (410) 706-7038
smichel@rx.umaryland.edu

Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner

Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, FAPhA
Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Practice Transformation
Felix Gyi Endowed Memorial Professor in Pharmapreneurship

Pharmacy Hall, Room N431
Phone: (410) 706-4146
Fax: (410) 706-4725
mrodrigu@rx.umaryland.edu

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Peter Swaan, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Advanced Graduate Studies
Distinguished University Professor
Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Health Sciences Facility II, Room 621
Phone: (410) 706-0103
Fax: (410) 706-5017
pswaan@rx.umaryland.edu  

‌‌Jill Morgan

Jill Morgan, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Professor & Chair, Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research

Pharmacy Hall, Room S400
Phone: (410) 706-4332
Fax: (410) 706-4725 
jmorgan@rx.umaryland.edu

Rebecca Ceraul

Becky Ceraul
Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing

Pharmacy Hall, Room N302
Phone: (410) 706-1690
Fax: (410) 706-4012
rceraul@rx.umaryland.edu

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Rebecca Ceraul, assistant dean for communications and marketing at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, is a public relations professional with 25 years of experience in strategic communications, marketing, media relations, publications, web site development, internal communications, and event planning. At the School of Pharmacy, she is a member of the dean’s leadership team and oversees a multifaceted office of professionals that supports the School’s student recruitment, business development, reputation enhancement, and audience engagement efforts. She came to the School of Pharmacy in 2008 after serving for three years as assistant director of media relations at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she managed local, national, and international media relations for the school’s basic science departments and its Department of Pediatrics. She was previously a public relations specialist at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va.

She graduated magna cum laude from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine and Performing Arts with a concentration in communications.

Agnes Ann Feemster, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Agnes Ann Feemster, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Pharmacy Hall, Room S730
Phone: (410) 706-7150
afeemster@rx.umaryland.edu

Lisa Lebovitz

Lisa Lebovitz, JD, MS
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Assessment

Pharmacy Hall, Room S303
Phone: (410) 706-3457
llebovitz@rx.umaryland.edu

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Lisa Lebovitz, JD, MS, is assistant dean of academic affairs and assessment at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She oversees the School’s strategic planning process and annual monitoring, faculty effort analysis and reporting, programmatic assessment of 10 degree programs, and institutional reporting to the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, University System of Maryland, and professional program and regional accrediting agencies. Lebovitz works closely with department chairs and faculty constituents in multiple committee forums to garner buy in, promote transparency and engage individuals in critical assessment to improve evidence-based decision making in the School. She also serves as the School’s representative on the Pharmacy Assessment Collaborative of the Big Ten Academic Alliance and is an active member in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Assessment Special Interest Group. Lebovitz has published and presented on many topics such as pharmacist workforce trends, faculty diversity, and other areas of interest to pharmacy school leadership. Find her published works in Scopus and poster presentations in HSHSL Digital Archive.

Shannon Tucker

Shannon Tucker
Assistant Dean for Instructional Design and Technology

Pharmacy Learning Center, Room 125
Phone: (410) 706-1538
stucker@rx.umaryland.edu

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Chanel F. Whittaker, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP
Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Saratoga Building, 12th Floor
Phone: (410) 706-5535
Fax: (410) 706-1488
cwhittaker@rx.umaryland.edu