David Fuentes, Pharm.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Nursing 

David FuentesDavid Fuentes joined the University in January 2021 as an associate dean for academic affairs and professor. He has had a career in pharmacy education, serving in administrative and leadership roles overseeing academic affairs, assessment, accreditation, diversity, equity, and inclusion, faculty development, admissions and enrollment, student affairs, instructional design, and curricular development. Additionally, he has served as an academic, practitioner, and preceptor across different healthcare education programs in faculty and administrative roles. Passionate about interprofessional education, David has also taught at various levels in nursing, dental, medical, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, and physician assistant curricula. David is certified in Gallup strengths-based coaching, lean systems, and human resources, in addition to having formal education in organizational leadership and organizational psychology. Clinically, David has been dual certified in psychiatric and geriatrics pharmacotherapy. In his personal time, he enjoys running, competitive sports, and reading about leadership and biographies about the resilience of past and current leaders.