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Daphne B. Bernard

Associate Provost, Institutional Accreditation and Assessment

  • Office of the Provost
  • College of Pharmacy


Dr. Bernard is a dynamic, solutions-oriented executive leader with over twenty years of clinical experience, nine years of academic leadership, and seventeen years of government regulatory affairs professional licensure oversight.  In her academic administrative role, Dr. Bernard oversees all aspects of accreditation and assessment for the university.   She also serves as the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Academic Liaison Officer for the university.  Prior to being appointed as an Associate Provost, she most recently served as Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy at Howard University where she is also an Associate Professor.  With twenty years as a respected and accomplished professional and academic administrator, Dr. Bernard is considered a leader in academic assessment and accreditation with a true commitment to academic excellence and servant leadership.On the regulatory affairs side, Dr. Bernard is serving in her third term as Chairperson of District 2 of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). In this capacity, she represents eight state Boards of Pharmacy and twenty- eight schools and colleges of pharmacy throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and serves as a key liaison between District 2 and NABP on pertinent regulatory and pharmacy practice initiatives.   In addition, Dr. Bernard has been appointed by the mayor and serves as the Chair of the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy and has served on the Board for seventeen years. 

Education & Expertise


Doctor of Pharmacy

Howard University

Academic Leadership Fellowship

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy