Adams named Acting Vice President of Health Programs

Michael L. Adams has been named acting vice president of health programs, Campbell University announced Wednesday. Adams, who recently assumed the role of dean of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, will succeed Ronald Maddox, who retired from his post as vice president in December.


"I am pleased and proud that Dr. Michael Adams is adding Acting Vice President of Health Programs to his responsibilities at Campbell University," said Jerry Wallace, Campbell University president. "Dr. Adams is going to be an outstanding dean for the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and his oversight of other programs in the health sciences will ensure a continued emphasis on interprofessional education within these vital programs." 


In addition to his responsibilities as dean, Adams will oversee the development and management of all of Campbell’s programs in the health sciences field with the exception of the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.


“It is an honor to be able to serve the university in this capacity,” said Adams. “I believe this is an opportunity to inspire great success from each field of study in the health sciences and encourage our faculty and students to continue to learn about, from, and with each other to enhance patient outcomes.”


About Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences:  Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is committed to preparing students to excel in the ever-expanding world of health care. In addition to the doctor of pharmacy program, the College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in clinical research and pharmaceutical sciences, a master’s degree in public health, and a professional degree in physician assistant practice. Most recently, the College seated its first class of doctor of physical therapy students in January 2014 and welcomed its first cohort of bachelor of science in nursing students in fall 2014.  Additionally, the College is in the process of establishing a doctor of occupational therapy program slated to begin in 2016.