AJPE Appoints Two New Associate Editors

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For Immediate Release
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The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, AACP’s flagship journal, has appointed two new associate editors. Anandi Law, Ph.D., is associate dean for assessment and professor of pharmacy practice and administration at Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy in Pomona, California, where she has been since July 1999. Kyle John Wilby, Ph.D., is an associate professor for program evaluation at the College of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Wilby will join as an associate editor with an emphasis on international affairs.

In the role as associate editors, they will recruit manuscripts on teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning, solicit reviewers, initiate review of and make the final decision on manuscripts, serve as the liaison to journal taskforces, and participate in Journal meetings and activities.

Law has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Mumbai in India, a master’s degree in pharmaceutics and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical administration from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her research is focused on health outcomes measurement (clinical, economic and patient reported outcomes, medication adherence, safety and satisfaction) as well as pharmacists’ roles in improving medication use outcomes. Law has several grants, more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, 100 peer-reviewed abstracts and seven book chapters in her areas of interest. She currently leads the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force at the College of Pharmacy. In addition to being active in professional associations such as APhA, AACP and ISPOR, she also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of 4 peer-reviewed journals; as editor of JCPhP and Associate Editor of RSAP.

Wilby has a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the University of Saskatchewan, an Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency Certificate from Vancouver, a post-graduate Pharm.D. from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D. in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University. From 2012–2018 he worked as an assistant/associate professor at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar and served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2017–2018. In 2018, he relocated to Dunedin, New Zealand and worked as an associate professor and associate dean for undergraduate programmes for the University of Otago School of Pharmacy. He relocated back to Canada in May 2021. In addition to his academic roles, he has held pharmacy practice and public health positions in Canada (2008–2012), Ghana (2009–2010), and Qatar (2012–2018).

“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Anandi Law and Dr. Kyle Wilby to our AJPE Editorial Team,” said Gayle A. Brazeau, Ph.D., editor of the Journal. “Anandi and Kyle bring a wealth of knowledge and experiences that complement and enhance our AJPE Editorial Team. We are truly fortunate to have their expertise, passion and commitment to the Journal as we collaborate with our authors, reviewers and Editorial Board to advance the important work of the Journal in promoting the scholarly work in pharmacy education that is being conducted in our colleges and schools of pharmacy.