Categories: Faculty Member

Makayla E. Funk, PharmD

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

Ted W. Hagen II, D.Min., 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 A. Abdelfattah, PharmD

Shamly Abdelfattah is an Adjunct 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…Keep Reading Shamly A. Abdelfattah, PharmD

J. Todd Carter, PharmD

Todd Carter is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice with the Appalachian College of Pharmacy and has been with the college since the Fall of 2008. Dr. Carter is a native of Hazard, KY and graduated with a doctorate degree in pharmacy from the University of Kentucky in 2000. He has practical work experience in…Keep Reading J. Todd Carter, PharmD

Kristen C. Nicar, 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

Ingo H. Engels, Ph.D.

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.

Brent L. Gravelle, Ph.D., M.D.

Dr. Brent Gravelle originates from St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada where he graduated from Parkside Collegiate Institute before attending the University of Western Ontario in London where he was a member of the Rowing Team and received his honors BA in Physical Education in 1987. Subsequently, he accepted a graduate teaching position at New Mexico State…Keep Reading Brent L. Gravelle, Ph.D., M.D.

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