Elizabeth Anderson

Liz Anderson has over twenty-five years of progressively responsible management experience in technical product and service marketing for international and domestic corporations and not-for-profit organizations where she has demonstrated her ability to apply marketing and management principals to a diverse group of products and services. Anderson earned her both her Master of Business Administration in 1990 and her Bachelor of Arts in dance production, Magna Cum Laude in 1987 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She began her career in arts management, moved into market analysis for Spalding Sports Worldwide, and eventually became director of distributor operations for INNOVA Corporation, a Colorado affiliate of the Sumitomo Corporation. Anderson worked as a consultant in Colorado providing marketing and management support to start-up corporations. She provided wholesale to distribution channel marketing consulting to New Golf Concepts that resulted in the sale of their line of filament wound graphite golf shafts to a larger corporation. Her experience with international business and technical product marketing led her to Ship Analytics International, Inc. where she planned and executed an international marketing campaign, authored winning responses to requests for proposals from the U.S. government as well as from international private industry and government sources. After ten years in the private sector, Anderson returned to work in the not-for-profit community by joining the SouthEastern Connecticut Enterprise Region as their director of marketing. There she planned and executed national marketing and public relations campaign highlighting southeastern Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island, networked with State of Connecticut agencies, commercial real estate brokers, and industry affiliates to form industry coalitions and business development initiatives. She introduced the agency to corporate fundraising and sponsorship campaigns. In 2003, Anderson joined the University of Connecticut where she guided the development of a newly created External Relations Department for the Division of Health & Human Development and provided marketing for four schools, including the School of Pharmacy. She joined the School of Pharmacy as its full-time director of the Office of Marketing and Communications in February of 2005 where she coordinates marketing planning and policy development as it relates to the School of Pharmacy and plans and executes effective marketing and promotional outreach strategies designed to promote strategic goals of the school and its related services and programs. She is active in the community, previously serving on the boards of the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut and Safe Futures, as well as president of the Saint Joseph Home School Association, and as the stage manager for the Eastern Connecticut Ballet. She is currently a Girl Scout leader, a Boy Scout Troop Committee member, and president of the Saint Joseph School Alumni & Friends Association

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Pharmacy students learning to take blood pressure readings.

Alumnus Donates Vital Equipment to Pharmacy Students

Professionalism is one thing Jerry Koblin, a UConn pharmacy alumnus and current member of the School of Pharmacy Advisory Board, knows a good deal about. After graduating in 1960, Koblin ran his family’s pharmacy, aptly named Koblin’s, in Nyack, New York until his retirement in 2013. Beyond that, he has been a member and president of many New York pharmacists' groups, drug distributors, and boards of directors. Koblin’s commitment to professionalism was one reason he gave a professional stethoscope to each member of this year’s Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies

Pharmacy dean James Halpert, with members of his research team. (Elizabeth Anderson/UConn Photo)

The Right Chemistry for Career Achievement

Early in his career, pharmacy dean James Halpert combined his passions and it proved to be the right mix. He will soon be recognized with a career achievement award.

Group photo of Peking University Students at the UConn School of Pharmacy

Going Global – UConn Pharmacy Expands its Horizons

It was just a year ago when UConn Dean of Pharmacy Jim Halpert boarded a plane to China, a move that kicked off a year of intensified global thinking at the school. While students were headed home for winter break, Halpert spent two weeks in China and Taiwan developing collaborations with pharmacy schools. After winning […]

C. Michael White Reappointed as Department Head

James R. Halpert, Ph.D., dean of the School of Pharmacy announced the appointment Dr. C. Michael White, professor of pharmacy practice, to a second 5-year term as head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, effective July 1, 2016. White is also co-director of the Health Outcomes, Policy, and Evidence Synthesis (HOPES) research group at the […]

Interprofessional Event Concludes National Primary Care Week

The largest group of health professions students and faculty in the history of UConn came together on Friday, October 30 for the inaugural Dean’s Afternoon. This interprofessional workshop, developed by the Committee on Interprofessional Excellence in Healthcare, included students from Dental Medicine, Dietetics, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. Programs […]

Peter Tyczkowski ’78 Appointed Director of Experiential Education

Dean James R. Halpert announced the appointment of Peter J. Tyczkowski ’78 as director for experiential education for the UConn School of Pharmacy. Tyczkowski will provide day-to-day management of the Office of Experiential Education. Experiential education comprises 30 percent of the professional pharmacy curriculum and includes Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences. […]

UConn to Host Pharmacist Training to Prescribe Naloxone

The UConn School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with the Connecticut Pharmacists Association and the State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Drug Control, is providing the State of Connecticut required training that allows pharmacists who have been trained and certified to prescribe naloxone, an opioid antagonist that blocks opiate receptors in the nervous system and […]

UConn Graduate Student Wins InnoCentive Prize

Imagine sitting at your kitchen table eating your now soggy bowl of cereal as you do every morning. As the caffeine from your morning java starts to awaken your sleep addled brain, you wonder, “If we can send humans rocketing around the Earth, why can’t someone figure out how to keep my Corn Cracklin’ Toasty […]