About the award

The College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence is a peer-reviewed nomination process for recognizing outstanding faculty. Clinical-track faculty, tenure-track faculty, lecturers, visiting faculty and adjunct faculty are eligible for consideration through self-nomination or nomination by colleagues.

The College of Pharmacy Academic Performance/Awards and Recognition Committee follows the UI President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence model for content of candidate support materials. This ensures sufficient information to select awardees and to employ uniform, university-wide standards in choosing recipients.

2020 College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence Recipient

Mary Elizabeth Ray
, PharmD

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Ray, BS, PharmD, received the 2020 College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence.

Ray is passionate about her work. has always loved science and helping people. She is teacher and researcher, and enjoys helping students understand the importance of seeing every patient as they would a family member.