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University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis is guided by talented leaders who are committed to ensuring the University’s success.

Board of Trustees

Members of UHSP’s Board of Trustees constitute the institution’s governing body. The Board is comprised of national leaders and cross-disciplinary professionals who bring diverse experiences and expertise to the University.


The president is the chief executive and educational officer of the University. President David D. Allen, RPh, Ph.D., reports to the Board of Trustees and supervises all educational and administrative affairs. He also oversees a cabinet of academic and administrative representatives, the University Leadership Team, which includes the University’s deans and vice presidents. 

University Leadership Team

The University Leadership Team includes the deans, vice presidents and administrators overseeing the colleges and academic departments, as well as the administrative units of the University. They supervise faculty and staff, provide counsel to the president on strategic matters and oversee day-to-day operations. 

The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis's campus.

Shared Governance

Through its commitment to shared governance, UHSP gives students, faculty and staff the chance to participate in institutional decision-making. Members of the University community engage in shared governance through their elected, representative bodies.