Larkin University

LAST UPDATED: October 16, 2018
Education & Youth Development
Larkin University provides an inclusive interprofessional learning environment to enable students to learn together utilizing modern technologies, research, innovation, and personal and professional engagement to serve the needs of the community, state, nation, and world. As one of the newest private not-for-profit universities in the state of Florida, Larkin University will champion the needs of a diverse global society through its educational programs, scholarly activity, and development of solutions that promote the common good of health and society. Larkin University affords an expanding campus in North Miami, Florida comprised of student centered staff, state of the art teaching facilities, and an intellectual environment to assure optimal learning. The College of Pharmacy offers a graduate Doctor of Pharmacy degree at a non-prohibitive tuition cost, and the College of Biomedical Sciences offers a post-baccalaureate Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree designed for students committed to enhancing their credentials for admission to graduate programs in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and other health care fields and a PhD-program in Clinical and Translational Research. Larkin University has a Founder's Day Scholarship Fund created to provide scholarships for supporting students from underserved communities enrolled in our programs.
18301 N Miami Avenue
Suite 1
Miami, FL 33169

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Sandy Sosa-Guerrero, FACHE, RN, BSN, MBA-HA
Chairman of the Board
Ileana Rodriguez, CRS, CDPE, E-PRO, IRES, TRC
First Vice Chair of the Board
Jacinto Garrido, PhD, DNP, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Second Vice Chair of the Board
Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MSc, RDN
Marilyn Roman, MS, RRT-NPS


Rudi H. Ettrich, RNDr. MSc. PhD.
Interim Chief Executive Officer and Dean of the College of Biomedical Sciences
Alan Fessenden, CHFP
Chief Financial Officer
Jorge E. Machado, EdD, MSEE
Director of Technology
Sharon Argov, EdD, MLS, AHIP
Director of the Library
Yaidani Rivero
Director of Student Financial Services
Donysha Givens, M.B.A.
Dr. Gary M. Levin, Pharm.D., BCPP, FCCP
Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy
Dr. Kenneth C Jackson, II, Pharm.D., CPE
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Sandra Benavides, Pharm.D., FCCP, FPPAG
Associate Dean of Accreditation & Assessment
Frida Musila
University Board Secretary & Executive Assistant


This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.