Supporting MSP Students within the KU Community

School of Pharmacy

Dennis W. Grauer
Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Research
Primary office:
(785) 864-3262
School of Pharmacy Building
Room 2001
University of Kansas, Lawrence
2010 Becker Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047


Dr. Grauer grew up in North Central Kansas in the community of Marysville. Dr. Grauer earned his B.S. in Pharmacy in 1989 from the University of Kansas. He received his M.S. in Hospital Pharmacy in 1991 from The Ohio State University and completed an ASHP accredited residency program in 1991 at The Ohio State University Medical Center. In 2000, he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University. Dr. Grauer completed a two-year health economic fellowship in the Solid Organ Transplantation Division at The Ohio State University. He served as the Director of Outcomes Measurement and Research for Ohio State University Medical Center for 3 years. He returned to the University of Kansas in 2000 as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice. While at KU, he has served as the Graduate Program Director and has mentored more than 40 Master’s level students. He also serves as director of the School of Pharmacy's Mulitcultural Scholars Program. Dr. Grauer has significant work experience in retail, hospital, mail-order and consulting pharmacy. Outside of work, Dr. Grauer spends a great deal of time with his family in sporting activities, music and home remodeling projects.


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