Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Chair, Pharmacy Practice

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 years, Dr. Thompson has worked in the pharmaceutical industry in various roles. His most recent experience was with Salix Pharmaceuticals where he served as Director of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thompson completed his pre-pharmacy education at Lipscomb University in 1977 and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1980 with a B.S. in Pharmacy, and in 1982 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Thompson then completed a family medicine/ambulatory care clinical residency at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. In 2004, Dr. Thompson graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a Masters of Business Administration.


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