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Pharmacy grad named director of alumni relations

Leigh Liles Foushee has been named director of alumni relations at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. A 2000 doctor of pharmacy graduate, Foushee will be the first alumnus to serve in the position.

“Dr. Foushee is a dedicated graduate and proven leader,” said Ron Maddox, PharmD, dean of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. “Alumni participation is very important to us at the College, and we are excited to have one of our graduates lead the alumni program.”

Foushee has been an active member of the College’s Alumni Association, serving as president during the 2010-2011 term.

“I am honored to serve Campbell in this capacity,” Foushee said. “I truly believe in this College and its programs, and am so proud to be a part of its evolution. The Association has a strong strategic direction and great momentum. I look forward to returning home to inspire and foster a strong affinity for the College among our students and graduates.”  

Most recently, Foushee practiced pharmacy as an ambulatory care specialist at Benson Area Medical Center in Benson, N.C. She has also served as a clinical associate professor at CPHS, associate director of pharmacy education with the Wake Area Health Education Centerand clinical assistant professor at the University of North Carolina’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

After graduating in 2000, Foushee completed a community pharmacy residency with Campbell University and Central Pharmacy & Compounding Center in Durham, N.C. Following her residency, she accepted a position with Kroger Pharmacy as a staff pharmacist and clinical coordinator in the Raleigh area.

An active leader in the profession, Foushee is a board certified diabetes educator and has served as a certified trainer for the American Pharmacists Association in the areas of medication therapy management, immunizations, diabetes and dyslipidemias.

Foushee has also served as chair of the Community Care Practice Forum with the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists and as a board member for numerous terms. She has worked with APhA in a variety of capacities including co-moderator of the organization’s immunization pharmacist listserv, a member of the House of Delegates, a member of the MTM certificate program advisory board, and as a national faculty member for the MTM and immunization certificate training program.

Foushee takes great pride in her Campbell roots and looks forward to continuing the Alumni Association’s traditions, and helping to create new ones as the College continues to expand. Her new position begins on February 1.