Dr. Arcelia Johnson-Fannin
Dr. Johnson-Fannin is the founding dean of the Feik School of Pharmacy at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. With this appointment, Dr. Johnson-Fannin became the first woman and only black female to be a founding dean at two new pharmacy schools. She taught in a developing medical school for women in Saudi Arabia and helped develop educational programs for foreign physicians at a large state hospital in Florida. Dr. Johnson-Fannin was also a member of the NAPLEX committee that took the pharmacy licensing exam from paper to electronic format. In 1999, she was designated one of the 50 most influential pharmacists in America. In addition to numerous other awards and recognitions, Dr. Johnson-Fannin is active in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Pharmacist Association, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacists and the National Pharmacist Association. She is a former board member with Communities in Schools, currently works with San Antonio Womens Hall of Fame and a group that is building water wells in Africa. Affectionately known as “Dr. J,” Dr. Johnson-Fannin is married to Dr. Larry Fannin.