Categories: Administration

U.S. Rao, Ph.D.

Dr. U.S. Rao, Professor of Pharmacology, earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, India, in 1987 under the supervision of Dr. S. K. Murthy, for his work on polysaccharide enzymology. Research Experience Dr. Rao did his postdoctoral study on the molecular mechanisms of H+-translocating ATPase (commonly known as…Keep Reading U.S. Rao, Ph.D.

Richard S. Nicholas, PharmD, ND

Dr. Richard Nicholas is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice and serves as the Intern Pharmacy Practice Department Chair at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, he brings to ACP over 25 years of experience in pharmacy practice. He started his career in pharmacy stocking shelves and making deliveries in his…Keep Reading Richard S. Nicholas, PharmD, ND

Randy Mullins, PharmD

Dr. Mullins is a native of Kingsport, Tennessee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky. He is certified by the…Keep Reading Randy Mullins, PharmD

M. Wade McGeorge, J.D.

Wade McGeorge is Assistant Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs, Associate General Counsel, and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Law at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Mr. McGeorge received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (1987) from the University of Kentucky and his Doctor of Jurisprudence (2008) from the Appalachian School of Law. Prior to joining…Keep Reading M. Wade McGeorge, J.D.

Susan L. Mayhew, PharmD

Susan L. Mayhew is the Dean and Chief Academic Officer for the Appalachian College of Pharmacy where she is one of its founding administrators and educators. As Dean, Dr. Mayhew successfully led ACP to accreditation from the Accreditation Counsel for Pharmacy Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and expanded…Keep Reading Susan L. Mayhew, PharmD

Marcy Hernick, Ph.D.

Dr. Marcy Hernick serves the College an Associate Professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department. Dr. Hernick was raised in upstate New York and received her B.S. in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy in 1998. She attended graduate school at Purdue University in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology working in the laboratory…Keep Reading Marcy Hernick, Ph.D.

Veronica J. Keene, MS

Veronica “Vickie” Keene is the Director of Academic Records, Admissions and Financial Aid/Registrar for the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Mrs. Keene is a Buchanan County native and a graduate of Grundy Senior High School. She received her Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Southwest Virginia Community College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business…Keep Reading Veronica J. Keene, MS

Holli R. Harman, BS

Holli Harman is the Chief Financial Officer at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Mrs. Harman is a Buchanan County native and a 1981 graduate of Garden High School. She received her B.S. in Business Administration from Concord University in Athens, WV, in 1985, with a concentration in accounting. Holli has worked in both the public…Keep Reading Holli R. Harman, BS

Michael G. McGlothlin, J.D.

President McGlothlin has been involved with higher education in Southwest Virginia since 1985. He served for approximately twenty-five (25) years as a member of the College Board of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (formerly Clinch Valley College Advisory Board) where he chaired the Student Affairs Committee. He has served as a member of…Keep Reading Michael G. McGlothlin, J.D.

Melissa C. Speed, MSIS

Melissa Speed serves as the Library Director for the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Before arriving at ACP, Melissa worked as an instructional librarian at the Georgia branch campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, outside of Atlanta, Georgia. She obtained a Master of Science degree in Information Science from the University of North Texas…Keep Reading Melissa C. Speed, MSIS