Dr. Funk is a native of Southwest Virginia from the town of Coeburn. She attended Southwest Virginia Community College prior to graduating from Appalachian College of Pharmacy in May of 2022. She also received a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Pikeville. Dr. Funk is a Transition of Care Fellow at Appalachian…Keep Reading Makayla E. Funk, PharmD
Susan L. Mayhew is the Provost, 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…Keep Reading Susan L. Mayhew, PharmD
Dr. Ghous Khan serves the college as Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. After receiving his bachelor degree in medicine and surgery, he completed a Master ‘s in Medical Pharmacology from Dhaka University. He then moved to Belgium to attend the Flemish University of Brussels to earn a Master’s in Medical and Pharmaceutical Research. He continued his…Keep Reading Ghous M. Khan, Ph.D.
Dr. Amy Cochran serves as Director of Experiential Education and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. She completed pre-pharmacy coursework at UVA’s College at Wise, East Tennessee State University and Radford University. Dr. Cochran earned a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Shenandoah University in 2006. Dr. Cochran brings 16 years…Keep Reading Amy C. Cochran, PharmD
Dr. Ed Talbott is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Oakwood, VA. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in 2009. Dr. Talbott is a native of Buchanan County and a graduate of Grundy High School. He attended the Virginia Military Institute…Keep Reading Edgar F. Talbott III, PharmD
Dr. Marcy Hernick serves the College as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Assessment, QEP Director and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 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…Keep Reading Marcy Hernick, Ph.D.
Ted Hagen received his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from East Tennessee State University, D.Min. in Ethics and Counseling from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, and Ph.D. in Counseling and Educational Psychology, from the University of Georgia. Dr. Hagen completed an Internship in Counseling Psychology at the University of Georgia, Post-doctoral Psychology Internship in Inpatient…Keep Reading Ted W. Hagen II, D.Min., Ph.D.
Shamly Abdelfattah is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Dr. Abdelfattah completed the requirements for a master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry and earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a PharmD Degree from the University of Tennessee. His research in medicinal chemistry focused on developing a new spectrometric method for…Keep Reading Shamly A. Abdelfattah, PharmD
Dr. Kristen Nicar is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. She attended University of Virginia and Medical College of Virginia where she earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1997. She obtained an MBA from King College in 2010. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Dr. Nicar…Keep Reading Kristen C. Nicar, PharmD
Dr. Ingo Engels serves the College as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry. Dr. Engels began his research career at the University of Tübingen in Germany in 1992 where he worked as a full time researcher from 1998 until 2001, when he received his Ph.D. Dr. Engels continued his research as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University…Keep Reading Ingo H. Engels, Ph.D.