Marea Dodd Pharmacy Staff of the YEarMarea Dodd was named Staff member of the Year by the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) at the 8th Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony held Thursday, April 24, 2104 in Riggleman Hall Auditorium at the University of Charleston.

The Staff Member of the Year Award is given to an outstanding staff member of the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy. Staff members are nominated by students, faculty and other staff during the spring semester and then selected by the Faculty Affairs Committee. Nominees are selected for consideration based upon the following criteria:

Professional in interactions with others

Supportive of the mission of the School of Pharmacy

Remains optimistic at all times, even during stressful events

Contributes to the success of others

Respectful of others, regardless of differences

Volunteers time even when not required to do so

Involved in all aspects of School, even outside events

Good University citizenship

Promotes the School of Pharmacy

Multiple nominations noted that Dodd is supportive of the UC School of Pharmacy mission not only in her role as administrative assistant, but also in the service she provides as support staff for the Institutional Review Board, as a diabetes educator, and as an advocate for women who are victims of acts of violence.

Dodd is an Administrative Assistant in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences at UCSOP. She is the daughter of Jack and Edna Brown of Clay, WV.