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Release: January 30, 2001

Bernard Sorofman to assume associate dean position

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Bernard Sorofman, Ph.D., associate professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will be named associate dean for Academic Affairs effective July 1, 2001. He will replace Lloyd Matheson, Ph.D., who held the position for more than 10 years.

A UI faculty member since 1984, Sorofman has been university ombudsperson since July 1999. He also served as head of pharmaceutical socioeconomics at the UI from 1990-93. Recently, Sorofman was one of 16 faculty member recipients of the 2000-01 Collegiate Teaching Award.

Sorofman earned a B.S. degree in pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma in 1979 and a Ph.D. degree in social and administrative pharmacy from the University of Minnesota in 1984.