John Allen, Pharm.D., an associate dean for accessibility, belonging and community health and a clinical associate professor in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, was selected for the prestigious American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s, or ACCP, 2023-24 Academic Leadership Fellows Program.
Allen joins AACP’s 20th cohort in the Academic Leadership Program. The 35 individuals selected represent academic pharmacy’s brightest leaders and will begin the yearlong program in September. AACP uses an in-depth curriculum aimed at the development of self through the study of leadership theory, enhancement of personal skills and guidance from demonstrated leaders.
Allen joined the UF College of Pharmacy in 2018 and is a board-certified pharmacist in critical care and pharmacotherapy. In 2021, he was appointed as the inaugural associate dean of diversity, inclusion and health equity in the college and serves on the college’s Executive Committee. He is an active member of AACP, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has held committee appointments within all these organizations. In addition, he has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American College of Critical Care Medicine and is a co-leader of the Research Education Core of the National Cancer Institute-funded CaRE2 Health Equity Center.
Upon completion of the program in 2024, Allen will join more than 500 program alumni, many of whom have assumed leadership positions in academic pharmacy, higher education and other health care fields.