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College of Pharmacy

Faculty and Staff

Wayne Buff, Pharm.D.

Title: RETIRED - Former Senior Associate Dean / Office of the Dean / Associate Professor / Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Phone: 803-777-4826


Bachelor of Science degree, Pharmacy, Magna cum laude
University of South Carolina, 1973 

Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Magna cum laude
University of South Carolina, 1997

Wayne Buff joined the College of Pharmacy in 1990 after 16 years of service as a community pharmacist in West Columbia. He directed the college's continuing education program until he joined the faculty as a clinical assistant professor in 1999. He was twice honored with Teacher of the Year--in 1993 and in 2003--and is an active leader, serving on a dozen committees within the college, university and community. Buff was promoted to associate dean in 2001, and he served as interim dean in 2016. Dr. Buff retired from the College of Pharmacy in December, 2018.


PHMY 670 Community Lab I - course coordinator

PHMY 771 Community Lab II - course coordinator

PHMY 750 Self-care and Complementary Medicines - instructor

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