UW School of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty Becky Linn and Antoinette Brown
Becky Linn, Pharm.D., BCPS, joined the faculty at the UW School of Pharmacy in March as a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice. Linn received a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy in 2002. She then went on to practice pharmacy with emphasis in critical care and student rotation coordination as a clinical staff pharmacist at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. Linn's practice site is the Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency Program at Poudre Valley Hospital. She teaches in the therapeutics series of courses and in clinical pharmacokinetics.
Antoinette Brown, R.Ph., joined the faculty at the UW School of Pharmacy in April as the coordinator of experiential education primarily focusing on the fourth year professional rotations. Brown received a bachelor of science in pharmacy degree from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy in 1992. Following graduation, she worked for over ten years as a retail pharmacist and owned her own pharmacy for part of that time. Brown also worked for over eight years at the Wyoming Department of Health managing the Wyoming Medicaid Pharmacy program. Before coming to the University of Wyoming, she worked for a Pharmacy Benefits Management Services company as a regional account manager.
Brown lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with her husband, Jeff. They have two grown daughters. She is involved in many civic organizations that serve Cheyenne, and Laramie and Albany counties. Brown was recently selected to chair the Wyoming Rx Abuse Stakeholders committee whose mission is to represent health care, law enforcement, government and community members in Wyoming to prevent the increasing abuse of prescription medications while ensuring that they remain available for patients in need.