Joseph Swintosky

Contact Information

College of Pharmacy
789 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0596


  • Dean Emeritus

Phone: 859-257-5292
Fax: 859-257-7564

Joseph Swintosky - Ph.D.

Dean Emeritus Joseph V. Swintosky is a highly regarded educator and scientist who led the UK College of Pharmacy to national and international prominence during his tenure from 1967 to 1987. Dr. Swintosky received his bachelor of science degree and Ph.D. in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and was an accomplished educator, product formulation scientist and a recipient of several APhA national awards when he arrived at UK. He recruited bright, committed pharmacy faculty who helped transform pharmacy education and the pharmacy profession. Dr. Swintosky's impact on pharmacy continues today through the achievements of former faculty and graduates who now are national and international leaders, including at least 10 deans at other colleges.

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