Dr. Rondall E. Allen

Dr. Rondall E. Allen, B.S., PharmD
Acting Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administration


Pharmacy Practice Residency – Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN – 1996
Doctor of Pharmacy – Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, New Orleans, LA – 1993
Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tallahassee, FL – 1989
Leadership Development 

American Association of State Colleges and Universities – Millennium Leadership Initiative – Washington, DC – 2019
Institute for Management and Leadership in Education – Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA – 2018
Academic Leadership Fellows Program – American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA – 2012

Dr. Rondall E. Allen joined UMES on July 1, 2015 as Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.  Prior to coming to UMES, he served as the Associate Dean for Academic Quality at South University School of Pharmacy.  He also served in several administrative roles during his tenure at Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy to include Director of Experiential Education, Assistant Dean for Program Assessment and Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Dr. Allen has over 30 years of experience in the profession of pharmacy.  The last 17 years have been in academia.  He has practiced in a variety of settings to include community pharmacy, acute care, ambulatory care, and the pharmaceutical industry.  As a clinician, he developed and implemented two outpatient anticoagulation clinics in which he managed patients with deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, atrial fibrillation and other clotting disorders.

Dr. Allen was recently appointed to a four-year term by the Governor to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE).  The MHBE is responsible for overseeing the Affordable Care Act for the state of Maryland.  He serves on the Board of Directors for McCready Health and the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Pharmacist Association.  He was also invited by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to participate in the Standard Setting Meeting for the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment.  Lastly, he is a trained site-team evaluator for the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education and has served as a consultant for several Schools/Colleges of Pharmacy.

Areas of interests and/or experience

Health equity, rural health, social determinants of health

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