Robin Dodson PhD
Title: BPSCI Professor
Office: M 729
Telephone: (208) 373-1802 (208) 373-1705

Current Position(s):

Associate Dean of Extended Programs, College of Pharmacy
Special Assistant to the Associate Vice President Academic Programs
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center 

Undergraduate Education:

Gonzaga Preparatory School, Spokane, Washington
Nursing Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington
B.S. Biology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington
B.S. Pharmacy, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

Graduate Education:  

Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Post-doctoral, University of Washington, School of Medicine


Medical-Surgical Division Supervisor, Eastern State Hospital, Medical Lake, WA (1965-71).
Research /Teaching Assistant - Pharmacology, Washington State University (1971-75).
Associate Academic Officer/Chief Academic Officer, State Board of Education (1986-2001).
Chief Academic Officer & Dean Idaho State University-Boise (2001-2007)
Professor Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences , College of Pharmacy, Idaho State  University (1986-1996; 2001-present).
Director of Pharmacy Student Services College of Pharmacy (2009-2014).
Associate Dean of Extended Programs College of Pharmacy (2014-present).
Special Assistant to the Associate VP Academic Programs, ISU-Meridian Health Science Center (2009-present)

Scholarly Efforts:

15 research papers at professional meetings
24 research publications in scholarly journals
30+ presentations at continuing education programs
co-authored 3 State Board of Education Rules
co-authored 7 State Board of Education policies
Chaired 5 national committees
16 statewide committees/Task Forces
22  college and university committees/Task Forces


American Association College of Pharmacy
American Men and Women of Science
American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Rho Chi Honorary Society
Sigma Xi