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Dr. Gireesh Gupchup Dr. Gireesh Gupchup, Dean. Prior to this position, Dr. Gupchup served as acting dean of the School of Pharmacy and was associate dean for Student Affairs. Dr. Gupchup joined SIUE from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC). There he was Chair of the PharmacoEconomics, Pharmaceutical Policy and Outcomes Research (PEPPOR) Graduate Program and Director of the New Mexico Medicaid Retrospective Drug Utilization Review Program. He was also the First Vice President of the New Mexico Pharmaceutical Association. Dr. Gupchup graduated with the Ph.D. degree in pharmacy practice in 1996 from Purdue University. He holds two master's degrees - one in administrative pharmacy and one in industrial pharmacy - from the University of Toledo, and a B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Bombay.
Jade Venditte Jade Venditte graduated from Drury University with degrees in fine arts and art history. After a brief stint working at Northwestern University's Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, she joined Teach For America - Chicago's teaching corps. Jade taught pre-K through 8th grade writing and literacy and began her career in fund raising through securing books and other materials for her under-resourced charter school. In 2007, Jade and her husband, Joe, moved to St. Louis, where she continued her career on staff as director of development for Teach For America - St. Louis. Jade is thrilled to join the School of Pharmacy family as director of development and external affairs. Feel free to reach out to her at or (618) 650‑5154.
Tammy Schieber

Ms. Tammy Schieber is the director of business affairs in the School of Pharmacy. By managing the business and financial operations of the department, she supports the mission and activities of the School of Pharmacy. Ms. Schieber has worked at SIUE for more than 10 years. She was an accountant in Administrative Accounting for 5 years, and worked in Internal Audit as a university auditor for 5 years. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree from SIUE and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Director, Business Affairs
Phone: (618) 6505132

Donna Ireland

Donna Ireland
Business/Administrative Associate
Phone: (618) 650-5153
Fax: (618) 650-5152

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