The WVU Health Sciences Center and WVU Healthcare communities are invited to attend a retirement reception in honor of Gates Wigner Dean for the School of Pharmacy, Patricia Chase, Ph.D. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Monday, June 8, in the Pylons lobby.

Speakers include Vice President and Executive Dean of Health Sciences Clay Marsh, M.D., WVU President Gordon Gee and WVU School of Pharmacy alum Tom Menighan. A graduate of the Class of 1974, Menighan is the executive vice president and CEO of the American Pharmacists Association and has been chair of the WVU School of Pharmacy's Visiting Committee for 10 years. He was also selected to the 2015 WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

Dr. Chase announced her retirement in February. She will step down as dean later this year and will retire from the University in 2016.