Maryann Wu Joins Faculty

Maryann Wu, EdD, has joined the faculty of the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy as assistant professor of clinical pharmacy (teaching track). She will also take on the newly-created role of assistant dean for assessment, in which she will be called upon to continue to develop and broaden assessment techniques throughout the School’s academic programs.

Since joining the staff of the USC School of Pharmacy in 2016, Dr. Wu has played a key role in building the PharmD assessment program, implementing the PharmD curriculum, and ensuring the School continues to uphold all standards required by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), Dean Papadopoulos said in a memo announcing her appointment.

Prior to coming to the USC School of Pharmacy, she served for 11 years in various academic programming and advising roles at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the USC Rossier School of Education.

Wu received her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from The Ohio State University and her doctorate in educational leadership from the USC Rossier School of Education.

Her research interests include curriculum and instruction, assessment, educational technology, innovation, student learning and motivation, student development, career development, and diversity issues in higher education.