Robert L. Emerson joined the faculty of the KU School of Pharmacy in 1999 as a clinical assistant professor and the Coordinator of the Pharmacy Skills Laboratory. In 2007, Dr. Emerson was appointed Director of the school’s early Experiential Education program. Dr. Emerson now holds a faculty appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, and in 2011 he was appointed Associate Dean of Wichita Affairs where he is responsible for the administrative and academic oversight, and operational management, of the school’s regional campus in Wichita. In 2020 Dr. Emerson was appointed Sr. Associate Dean of the School of Pharmacy.