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Healthcare Leadership Lessons from a Nova Scotian Living in the US

Posted by School of Health Administration on September 10, 2018 in Events
Neil MacKinnon Presentation
Neil MacKinnon Presentation

Dr. Neil MacKinnon, BSc (Pharm), MSc (Pharm), PhD, FCSHP, FNAP

Dean and Professor, James L Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati

Prior to his current position, Dean MacKinnon was a Professor and the Walter Pearce Endowed Chair - Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona; Director of the Center for Rural Health- Arizona; Associate Director for Research;  and Professor - Dalhousie University, College of Pharmacy.

A native of Nova Scotia, Dean MacKinnon completed an undergraduate degree in pharmacy (Dalhousie), a Master’s Degree in Hospital Pharmacy and an administrative hospital pharmacy residency (University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics), and a PhD and a fellowship (University of Florida). He completed a midcareer Harkness fellowship in international health care policy (Commonwealth Fund - New York City) under the direction of Dr. Stephen Soumerai, Professor, Harvard Medical School.

A pharmacist, Neil has practiced in both the community and hospital settings. He is a past president of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He holds a courtesy adjunct faculty position with the School of Health Administration.