Faculty & Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Faculty

Scott Akers

Scott Akers

Professor

Dr. Akers received his Pharm.D. from the University of Tennessee in 1991 and his Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky in 1998. While at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Akers was a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, served on graduate student... [More]

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615.966.7171 (ext. 7171)

Beth Breeden

Beth Breeden

Assistant Professor

Dr. Breeden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Austin Peay State University and the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy. Dr. Breeden has clinical pharmacy experience in critical care, operating room, ambulatory care and long-term care settings.... [More]

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615.966.7112 (ext. 7112)

Ronda Bryant

Ronda Bryant

Assistant Professor-Pharmacy

Dr. Bryant received her B.S. in Sociology from East Tennessee State University in 1994 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1997. She was commissioned upon graduation as a Lieutenant, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy through the Health Services Collegiate Program and... [More]

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615.966.7159 (ext. 7159)

Abbie Burka

Abbie Burka

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tucker received her B.S. in Biology from Rhodes College in 2006 and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2010. Following graduation, she completed her pharmacy practice and critical care specialty residencies at UC Health University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. During her... [More]

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615.966.7191 (ext. 7191)

Tom Campbell

Tom Campbell

Assoc. Dean - Pharmacy

Campbell’s most recent position was with sanofi-aventis Pharmaceuticals where he was the senior director for the Cardiovascular Regional Medical Liaison team. Campbell previously served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Auburn University, an adjunct faculty member for Mercer University School of Pharmacy and the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. During... [More]

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615.966.7164 (ext. 7164)

Kevin Clauson

Kevin Clauson

Associate Professor

Kevin A. Clauson, Pharm.D., is an Associate Professor at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee – Memphis and completed a Research Fellowship at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Over the past 10 years, Clauson has published extensively in... [More]

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615.966.7001 (ext. 7001)

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Hillarie Clevlen

Pharmacy Resident

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Zac Cox

Zac Cox

Associate Professor

Dr. Cox attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he studied pre-pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2008. Since graduation, Dr. Cox has completed a pharmacy practice residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center focusing on Critical Care and... [More]

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615.966.7107 (ext. 7107)

Nate Daniels

Nate Daniels

Assistant Professor

Daniels received his B.S. in Chemistry at The Ohio State University in 2003 after which he worked in the pharmaceutical industry at Abbott Laboratories and Hospira Inc. doing analytical chemistry research and development. In 2010 he received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University. His medicinal chemistry work centered on... [More]

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615.966.7182 (ext. 7182)

Roger Davis

Roger Davis

Dean of College of Pharmacy

Roger L. Davis graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy with a B.S. in 1971 and a doctorate in 1972. He served on the UT College of Pharmacy faculty from 1972 to 2000. During this time, he also served as the first associate executive director of the Tennessee... [More]

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615.966.7161 (ext. 7161)

Joe Deweese

Joe Deweese

Assistant Professor

Dr. Deweese received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Freed-Hardeman University in 2004 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Vanderbilt University in 2009. During his graduate career, he was trained in the enzymology of DNA topoisomerases. His graduate research focused on the DNA cleavage mechanism of human type II topoisomerases and... [More]

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615.966.7101 (ext. 7101)

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Jay Dorris

Pharmacy Resident

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Kevin Eidson

Kevin Eidson

Asst. Prof. Pharm Prac

Dr. Eidson has joined Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of pharmacy practice. Most recently, he has worked eight years with the State of Tennessee, Department of Health. He served as the State Strategic National Stockpile Director for two years, and was the Director of Pharmacy for... [More]

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615.966.7190 (ext. 7190)

Danielle Falconer

Danielle Falconer

Assistant Professor

Dr. Falconer received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 2005 from Rockford College (now Rockford University), then pursued a Masters in Public Health with a certificate in Disaster Management from Benedictine University. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy in 2012, and... [More]

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615.966.7013 (ext. 7013)

Mike Fowler

Mike Fowler

Professor

Dr. Fowler received his Ph.D. in Physiological Chemistry from the Ohio State University in 1973 and completed a two year postdoctoral position in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Toxicology at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital in 1978. Since then he has held various clinical and academic appointments over the past 30... [More]

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615.966.6611 (ext. 6611)

Chad Gentry

Chad Gentry

Assistant Professor Pharmacy

Dr. Gentry received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy in 2008. He then completed a specialty residency in Primary Care through the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and Holston Medical Group. Dr. Gentry joined the faculty at Bill Gatton... [More]

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615.966.7196 (ext. 7196)

Ben Gross

Ben Gross

Associate Professor Pharmacy

Dr. Gross received his B.S. degree in biology at Murray State University and his Pharm.D. degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gross completed a specialty residency in primary care with the University of Tennessee and Holston Medical Group. Before joining the faculty, Dr. Gross spent 5 years as an... [More]

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615.966.7195 (ext. 7195)

Klarissa Hardy

Klarissa Hardy

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hardy received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt University in 2011 after receiving her B.S. in Chemistry from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS. During her graduate studies at Vanderbilt, she conducted research in the laboratories of Drs. Jack Roberts and Jason Morrow in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology.... [More]

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615.966.7011 (ext. 7011)

Randy Jerkins

Randy Jerkins

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jerkins has been in practice with his wife, Terri Jerkins, MD at MidState Endocrine Associates in Nashville since 2001. His practice is geared toward education of patients in diabetes care and nutrition. The clinic also is involved in drug studies specific to diabetes. Prior to his association with MidState... [More]

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615.966.7186 (ext. 7186)

Jeff Lee

Jeff Lee

Associate Professor

Dr. Lee has been a senior leader in the pharmaceutical industry focused on pharmacoeconomic and health outcomes research for over 20 years. Most recently, Dr. Lee worked for Allergan, Inc., where he held multiple leadership positions, including Vice President of Global Health Outcomes Research in Irvine, CA. Dr. Lee has... [More]

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615.966.7012 (ext. 7012)

Lauren McCluggage

Lauren McCluggage

Associate Professor

Dr. McCluggage received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and then went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency and an internal medicine specialty residency at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. While completing her residency, Dr. McCluggage earned a certificate of... [More]

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615.966.7155 (ext. 7155)

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Michael McGuire

Pharmacy Resident

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Susan Mercer

Susan Mercer

Associate Professor

Dr. Mercer received her B.S. in Chemistry at Seton Hill University in 2004 and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Maryland in 2008. Her graduate training provided both breadth and depth in every phase of classical drug discovery that included organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, drug metabolism,... [More]

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615.966.7178 (ext. 7178)

Lindsey Miller

Lindsey Miller

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gorrell received her B.S. in Business from Eastern Illinois University in 2002 and her Doctorate of Pharmacy from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in 2008. She then went on to complete a residency in psychiatric pharmacy with West Virginia University Hospitals and School of Pharmacy. During her residency... [More]

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615.966.7116 (ext. 7116)

Susan Morley

Susan Morley

Assistant Professor

Dr. Susan Morley received her B.S in Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her Pharm.D. at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1997. She was commissioned upon graduation as a Lieutenant, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy through the Health Services Collegiate Program. She was stationed... [More]

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615.966.7150 (ext. 7150)

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Nicole Nielsen

Pharmacy Resident

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Kam Nola

Kam Nola

Associate Professor

Dr. Nola received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1995. She received her Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a focus in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research from the UT College of Graduate Health Sciences in 1997. Her Bachelor's of Science degree was... [More]

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615.966.7102 (ext. 7102)

Robin Parker

Robin Parker

Pharmacy Resident

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Steve Phipps

Steve Phipps

Assistant Professor

Dr. Phipps received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Montana in 1989, his Pharm.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1995, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Kentucky in 2000. Prior to coming to Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, Dr. Phipps was a... [More]

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615.966.7123 (ext. 7123)

Allison Provine

Allison Provine

Assistant Professor Pharmacy

Dr. Provine received her Bachelor of Science in Education and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Samford University. She then went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency at Emory Healthcare and a pediatric specialty residency at the University of Chicago Medicine. While completing her residencies, Dr. Provine earned a certificate... [More]

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615.966.7193 (ext. 7193)

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Associate Professor

Dr. Thompson has served as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He was also an Assistant Director of Pharmacy Education for the Northwest Area Health Education Center in Winston-Salem at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy. For the last 15... [More]

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615.966.7172 (ext. 7172)

Jimmy Torr

Jimmy Torr

Assistant Professor

Dr. Torr completed a B.S. degree in Biology and Accounting from Lipscomb University in 2001, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2006. Since graduation, Dr. Torr has served as a community pharmacist with Walgreens Pharmacy. He currently serves as the pharmacy... [More]

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615.966.7177 (ext. 7177)

Sarah Uroza

Sarah Uroza

Assistant Professor

Sarah Uroza completed her pre-pharmacy course work at the University of Central Arkansas and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy in 2007. After graduation she went on to complete a community pharmacy residency with the University of Tennessee and... [More]

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615.966.7189 (ext. 7189)

Matt Vergne

Matt Vergne

Assistant Research Scientist

Dr. Vergne received a B.S. in Chemistry from Harding University in 1999 and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 2004. Dr. Vergne completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Analytical Chemistry Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Prior to joining the faculty at Lipscomb University, Dr.... [More]

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615.966.7010 (ext. 7010)

Jessica Wallace

Jessica Wallace

Assistant Professor Pharmacy

Dr. Wallace received her B.S. in Chemistry from Middle Tennessee State University in 2006 and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2010. She then went on to complete a PGY-1 residency at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville and more recently a... [More]

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615.966.7194 (ext. 7194)

Julie Wilbeck

Julie Wilbeck

Assistant Professor

Dr. Wilbeck received her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University in 2007 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy in 2010. She went on to complete a pharmacy residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where she earned a teaching certificate... [More]

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615.966.7192 (ext. 7192)

Greg Young

Greg Young

Asc. Dean Exp. Educ. Pharmacy

Prior to joining the faculty at Lipscomb University, Dr. Young served for six years as a Nuclear Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager for Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Services. He previously served as the Pharmacy Manager for Marcrom’s Pharmacy and Clinical Care Services. Dr. Young has also held positions in hospital pharmacy,... [More]

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615.966.7169 (ext. 7169)

Staff

JD Atkinson

JD Atkinson

Admissions Recruiter Pharmacy

JD Atkinson earned his B.A. in Political Science with a double major in International Affairs from Florida State University in 2008. Prior to joining the staff at Lipscomb University, JD worked in telecommunications and social media as a social media specialist for Asurion. JD started his career in international nonprofit... [More]

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615.966.7181 (ext. 7181)

David Ayes

David Ayes

Asst. Dir. Mission/Comm Svc

Dr. Ayes received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995 from Dental School at National University of Honduras and has practiced dentistry for the past 14 years in Honduras. His most recent position was with the Baxter Institute and JMA Clinic in Honduras as the General Supervisor. Dr. Ayes... [More]

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615.966.7109 (ext. 7109)

Angel Bebout

Angel Bebout

Administrative Assistant

Angel Bebout comes to Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sceinces from Gateway Community Center where she served as office manager. Angel will serves as administrative assistant in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. [More]

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615.966.7185 (ext. 7185)

Amber Bradley

Amber Bradley

Laboratory Manager

Amber Bradley comes to the College of Pharmacy from a Research Assistant position in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. There, she worked to provide research publication, grant, and lab management support for a lab that investigates the role of a family of transcriptional co-repressors, called MTGs, in the... [More]

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615.966.7187 (ext. 7187)

Christie Broome

Christie Broome

Coordinator Admiss Services

Christie Broome received her B.B.A. in Marketing from Freed-Hardeman University in 2002. She has been with Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy since its inception in early 2007. Christie has worked with students applying to both undergraduate and professional programs for over 10 years. Prior to her role in the Office... [More]

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615.966.7166 (ext. 7166)

Lorie Browning

Lorie Browning

Administrative Assistant

Lorie Browning earned her B.S. degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work in 1988. Before coming to the College of Pharmacy, Lorie taught at Bellevue Church of Christ preschool for 10 years and was the Children's Coordinator for the church for 8 months. Before her time off as... [More]

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615.966.7160 (ext. 7160)

Kathryne Channell

Kathryne Channell

Coordinator Alumni St Affairs

Channell serves at the Coordinator of Alumni and Student Affairs. She is a Lipscomb University graduate with a degree in Office Administration. Prior to her current role with the College of Pharmacy she served in the Office of Student Affairs working primarily with Admissions. She is working to establish relationships... [More]

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615.966.7176 (ext. 7176)

Sandra Hood

Sandra Hood

Dir Operations and Development

Prior to this role, Hood was a development officer for Lipscomb University where she worked to build the University Leadership Council. Previous to working at Lipscomb, Hood was an indirect account executive with Sprint PCS for nine years where she represented local retailers and national companies such as RadioShack, Best... [More]

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615.966.7165 (ext. 7165)

Carol Lusk

Carol Lusk

Program Asst Budget Analyst

Carol Lusk earned her B.S. in Accounting from Oglethorpe University. Prior to joining the staff at Lipscomb University, Carol worked in public accounting as an auditor for Deloitte and Touche and as staff accountant for Compass Retail in Atlanta, GA. In 2007, she joined the Business Office as a staff... [More]

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615.966.5256 (ext. 5256)

Emily Moss

Emily Moss

Experiential Ed Coordinator

Moss comes to Lipscomb from Bella Vita, a gift and interior boutique in Memphis. Moss earned her B.S. in Textiles and Apparel from Lipscomb in 2006. While a student at Lipscomb, she assisted the undergraduate admissions office as a student worker and also served on the freshman orientation team for... [More]

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615.966.7184 (ext. 7184)

Ginger Saunders

Ginger Saunders

Program Coordinator

Saunders earned a degree in Psychology from Lipscomb in 1979. Before coming to Lipscomb College of Pharmacy, she worked as an Executive Assistant for Youth Encouragement Services. While at YES, she helped coordinate several annual events that benefit the children of Nashville. Prior to her work there, Saunders worked in... [More]

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615.966.7179 (ext. 7179)

Nancy Stephen

Nancy Stephen

Administrative Assistant

Nancy Stephen received her B.S. degree in Marketing from Nicholls State University in Louisiana. Before taking time off to raise a family, she worked in sales and advertising. Upon returning to the workforce, Nancy served as Project Manager for two area interior design firms before accepting her current position at... [More]

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615.966.7186 (ext. 7186)

Russ Sturgeon

Russ Sturgeon

Instructional Technology Coord

Sturgeon received his degree in Information Systems from Lipscomb University in 2004. Upon graduation, he worked for RSVP, a video production company. He also worked for Techopoly, a computer support company. Sturgeon returned to Lipscomb in 2006 as technical support in the Financial Aid office for the university. He joined... [More]

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615.966.5913 (ext. 5913)

Catherine Terry

Catherine Terry

Director of Ed. Effectiveness

Terry received degrees in Family Relations and Family and Consumer Science from Lipscomb University in 2006. She also received a Master of Education in Instructional Leadership degree at Lipscomb in December of 2008. Terry is currently working toward a Doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration. She comes to Lipscomb College... [More]

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615.966.1964 (ext. 1964)

Laura Ward

Laura Ward

Director Admiss & St Affairs

Ward comes to the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy from Freed-Hardeman University where she was the Associate Director of Admissions. She also worked as the Admissions Counselor serving the middle Tennessee area, where she would travel to various schools, college fairs, and churches representing the university. While at Freed-Hardman, Ward... [More]

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615.966.7173 (ext. 7173)

Kerri Williams

Kerri Williams

Administrative Assistant

Kerri Williams earned her B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education from Lipscomb in 1998. Prior to joining the staff at Lipscomb University, Kerri worked as a paralegal for ten years at Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville, TN. As a paralegal, she helped with discovery, investigating facts, researching, and... [More]

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615.966.7174 (ext. 7174)

Adjunct Faculty

Holli Dilks

Holli Dilks

Dr. Dilks received her PhD in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt University in 2002 and subsequently completed a 3 year postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award in the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute. During her time as a postdoctoral fellow she also served as a visiting... [More]

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615.966.7182 (ext. 7182)

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Justin Loden

Contact via email
615.966.0000 (ext. 0000)

Michelle Moseley

Michelle Moseley

Adjunct Faculty - PharmPract.

Moseley earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish at The Ohio State University in 2008. She then earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee in 2012 and went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency at VA Tennessee Valley... [More]

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615.966.7014 (ext. 7014)

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Laura Stephan

Contact via email
615.966.7197 (ext. 7197)