Company: Larkin College of Pharmacy
Location: Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Ruth Nemire, Dean at Larkin College of Pharmacy, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pharmacy education administration.
After initially obtaining a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy in 1984 from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, Dr. Nemire continued her education with a Doctor of Pharmacy in 1992 from The University of Toledo and later a Doctor of Education in higher education in 2009 from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida.
Dr. Nemire provided superior service as a pharmacist with Dorseys Drugs Bowling Green from 1982 to 1988 and with Northwest Ohio Developmental Center from 1984 to 1989 and later with Albertsons from 1994 to 2008. She began her career in academia with the Faculty College of Medicine at the University of Miami from 1992 to 1994 and then as director of the Center for Neurology Studies from 1994 to 1997 with Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Dr. Nemire subsequently flourished as Director of Community Engagement with Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy from 1998 to 2007, associate dean with Touro College of Pharmacy from 2007 to 2010, executive founding dean and professor with Fairleigh Dickinson University from 2010 to 2012 and dean of the Larkin University College of Pharmacy in Miami Gardens, Florida from 2021 to the present.
In addition to excelling in pharmacy education, Dr. Nemire has made an impact as senior vice president American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) from 2013 to 2019, as a consultant and writer with Nemire Consulting since 1992 and chief executive officer of ASK Educational Games, LLC in Boca Raton since 2019, in which she develops educational tools for K-12 students using math and reading as foundations for gaining knowledge of health, wellness, and health professions.
The highlight of Dr. Nemire’s career was publishing a textbook, “Pharmacy Student Survival Guide,” which has been used by schools for over two decades. An enthusiastic stage performer, she is also proud of singing with the Fort Lauderdale Symphony Course for five years. Further, she has been involved in directing and acting in the community theater across multiple states. In community theater, her favorite role was the part of Lucy in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”
In the coming years, Dr. Nemire would like Larkin College of Pharmacy to become a nationally recognized college. In clinical research, she intends to continue the safety of trial participants and improving data that goes back to drug companies so they send safe products to market.
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