Lori Duke, assistant dean for experience programs at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, has been selected by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) to serve a six-year term as a member of the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) Board of Directors. Her term begins July 2014 and runs through June 2020 with duties including participation in accreditation activities and decisions, involvement in the periodic review of accreditation standards, participation in the monitoring process of the various organization’s programs, and attendance at board meetings as well as other special meetings,

Duke has been a member of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy faculty since 1997 and has served as Assistant Dean for Experience Program since 2001. She is currently serving a three-year leadership term for the AACP Section of Experiential Education where she holds the position of immediate past chair. Other current duties within AACP include membership within the Council of Sections, chairing the quorum committee for the Council of Faculties, and chairing the Student Involvement Task Force. In addition, Duke serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Society of Health-system Pharmacists.

Duke has authored three book chapters and 18 peer-reviewed papers. In 2007, she was honored as a co-recipient of the Rufus A. Lyman Award. She has been an invited speaker at numerous national and state professional meetings and workshops. She has served as a consultant for College of Pharmacy experiential program operations and completed the AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program in 2007. She was also a founding member of the Southeastern Pharmacy Experiential Education Consortium (SPEEC) and led this group from 2003-2006.

Duke graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1989. She completed a specialty residency in critical care pharmacy at The Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in Richmond, Virginia. Following her residency, Duke completed a two-year fellowship in critical care pharmacy at The Medical College of Virginia / Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. In 1992, she joined the faculty at The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. Her primary location was at the satellite campus at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she held the title of Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas and The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.