Dr. Thompson is a native Tennessean. After attending the University of Tennessee for his undergraduate work in Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, he attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for the completion of his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, then Winston Salem State University for his Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree. Dr. Thompson has practiced as a pharmacist in many different roles. First as a community pharmacist, then as a leader in institutional pharmacy, then as an analyst in clinical pharmacy informatics, and now as a pharmacy educator. His passions are educating student pharmacists on the key roles they will play as pharmacy leaders and managers. Dr. Thompson also serves as the Program Director for the dual PharmD/Master of Management degree for the College of Pharmacy and Health Science. He and his wife Sarah have two sons and love living in the Nashville area.
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2010); Master of Business Administration, Winston Salem State University (2017)