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Francis Palumbo Named Educator of the Year by University of Maryland, Baltimore

News / October 23, 2019

Of Counsel Francis Palumbo has been named the 2019 Educator of the Year for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Palumbo’s nomination was supported by glowing letters of praise from former students.

Palumbo has been a member of UMB’s faculty since 1974, teaching at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and at the University of Maryland Francis Carey School of Law. He is a licensed pharmacist with a PhD in healthcare administration as well as a J.D. In the 1980s, Palumbo co-founded UMB’s graduate program in pharmaceutical health services research and its Center on Drugs and Public Policy, for which he serves as executive director.

“I am extremely humbled to win the Educator of the Year Award since there are so many extremely talented faculty at UMB,” Palumbo said. “I have been involved in many aspects of higher education, but my impact on the lives of my students gives me the greatest satisfaction. I’m very pleased that my former students have good thoughts about me, and I take pride in their career successes.”

Palumbo’s contributions were featured in an article published on the UMB website.

Read the article.