Carmita A. Coleman, PharmD is the Associate Dean, Office of Student Affairs, and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Chicago
State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP).
Dr. Coleman holds a bachelors degree in chemistry from the University of New Orleans,
a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with honors from Xavier University of Louisiana, and has
recently completed a Masters of Art in Administration with Distinction from the University
of the Incarnate Word. Dr. Coleman completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Hermann
Hospital in Houston, Texas.
In 1999, Dr. Coleman joined the faculty as Assistant Professor, and later Director
of Continuing Professional Education, at Hampton University School of Pharmacy. There,
she developed and taught a variety of courses, including the integrated components
of Drug and Disease Management. She then went on to help establish a new school of
pharmacy at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. In 2005, she
joined as Assistant Dean in the Office of Student Affairs and received tenure and
promotion to Associate Professor.
She currently serves as the National Executive Director for the Student National Pharmaceutical
Association (SNPhA), the nation’s premier professional organization for minority pharmacists.
She has held this position since 2006. Under her tutelage, the organization has seen
substantial membership growth and professional impact.
Her research interests include patient and student outcomes, health disparities, and
cardiovascular and women’s health.
Allison C. Rose, M.A., Psy.D. is the Assessment /Learning Specialist for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). She has served on
the faculty of the Chicago State University Psychology Department and City Colleges
of Chicago for seven years. She also provides consultation to higher education student
support services programs specializing in development and implementation of skills
programming. Dr. Rose is a member of many professional organizations dedicated to
industrial psychology and human resources. Her research interests include job satisfaction,
selection in education, training and performance management.
Dr. Rose holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from The University of Illinois at
Chicago (2001) and both her Master’s Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
(2003) and Doctorate in Business Psychology (2008) from The Chicago School of Professional
Stephanie Berry, M.S. is the Business Support Specialist for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Mrs. Berry holds
a Masters Degree in Education-Instructional Leadership from the University of Illinois
at Chicago in 2003. She served as an educator for the Chicago Public School System
with certification in physical, life, and social sciences for 20 years. Mrs. Berry
joined the College of Pharmacy in Student Affairs in 2011.
Amalia Diaz, B.S. is the Program Advisor for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Mrs. Diaz holds
a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems from
Chicago State University in 2005. Mrs. Diaz began her career at Chicago State University
as a Procedure and Systems Analyst in the Undergraduate Admissions Office. She served
in that position for 3 years. In addition to her current position, she serves as an
advisor for the Organization of Latin American Students (O.L.A.S.). As active alum
and employee, Mrs. Diaz is proud to be involved in a program that allows her to pay
Marcella Dillard, B.A., is the Customer Service RepresentativeII for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Ms. Dillard was
born in Chicago and received her degree in French from California State University
in Los Angeles. She has over twenty years of experience within the fields of both
corporate and non-profit. Ms. Dillard used to work at Chicago State University as
extra help in the Graduate Counseling Office and enjoys her present role in the Office
of Student Affairs.
Sultan Farabee, is the Recruitment and Student Affairs Coordinator for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Mr. Farabee holds
a Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences from Chicago State University in 2001. Mr.
Farabee began his career at Chicago State University as a project counselor in the
Premedical Education Department in 2005. He served in that position until 2007 when
he became the Assistant Director of the newly named Prehealth Professions Office. Mr.
Farabee joined the College of Pharmacy in his current position in 2009.