David Hawkins, PharmD
Dean, School of Pharmacy

Dr. David Hawkins is serving as Interim Dean of Pharmacy at the American University of Health Sciences. He received his doctorate degree in pharmacy from the University of Michigan and clinical residency training at the University Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, where he served as the chief pharmacy resident.  He completed postgraduate training in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at McMaster University Medical Center in Hamilton, Ontario and Health Outcomes Research at Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Hawkins has nearly forty years of experience as a professor in both pharmacy and medical schools in Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, and California.  His academic administrative experience includes serving as assistant dean of pharmacy at the University of Georgia, department chair and senior associate dean of pharmacy at Mercer University and South University, as assistant dean of medicine at the Medical College of Georgia, as Founding Dean of Pharmacy at California Northstate University in Sacramento, and as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Founding Dean of Pharmacy at California Health Sciences University in Fresno. His research and scholarly activities have led to more than 100 publications in the pharmacy and medical literature and more than 200 scientific and professional presentations at national and international meetings.