Please join us on April 23, 2021 for the Harold and Carol Kohn Distinguished Alumni Lecture. This annual lectureship was established by Harold and Carol Kohn to honor the contributions of former UNC Pharmacy School alumni, to recognize faculty and staff who have empowered alumni achievements, and to inspire current students. Before his retirement from Carolina in 2015, Dr. Kohn was a Kenan Distinguished Professor and faculty in the division of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry and the UNC department of chemistry.
George Abercrombie, class of ’78 (B.S. Pharm), is the first recipient of this esteemed lectureship. Abercrombie served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Hoffmann-La Roche from 2001-2009. He has also held a variety of leadership roles in the pharmaceutical industry at Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, and Innoviva Pharmaceutical Company. Abercrombie is currently President of Abercrombie Advisors LLC and an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.