Dr. Alex Barker is an Instructor of Pharmacy Practice and currently one of the PGY-1 residents at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. His PGY-1 residency has a community pharmacy focus.
Dr. Barker earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Ferris State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
After having worked in both institutional and community pharmacy settings, he has chosen to pursue a career in ambulatory care or primary care. His professional interests include patient counseling/motivation, disease management, inter-professional patient care, and medication adherence.
Dr. Barker is a native of Michigan. He, his wife Megan, and his daughter Elizabeth live in Lebanon, VA. In his free time, he enjoys reading, drawing, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.