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 the Department of Health for three years. Following these two positions, he served as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy for three years. Prior to his leadership in state government, Dr. Eidson was a pharmacist and pharmacy owner in community practice. He also gained experience in a long-term care pharmacy practice setting as manager of pharmacy operations. Dr. Eidson completed his pre-pharmacy education at Middle Tennessee State University in 1989, and graduated from Mercer University, Southern School of Pharmacy in 1993.