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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 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

Md. Mazharul Islam Chowdhury, PhD.

Dr. Chowdhury received his Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmacy from the University of Dhaka and obtained the Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) to complete his Master’s, leading to Ph.D. concentrating on Bioscience and Biotechnology. He has experience in both in-vivo and in-vitro studies. Mr. Chowdhury published his first clinical study reports on the relative…Keep Reading Md. Mazharul Islam Chowdhury, PhD.

James E. Florence, DrPH

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James (Jim) Florence is Professor and Dean of the Department of Public. He oversees and teaches in ACP’s Doctor of Public Health program. Jim holds a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree in preventive care and a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from Loma Linda University in California. He also holds master’s degrees in…Keep Reading James E. Florence, DrPH

Jeremy F. Boltz, PharmD


Jeremy Boltz is a native of Buffalo, New York. Prior to pharmacy school, he attended Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. During this time, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Afterwards he continued onward and received his Doctor Pharmacy, from Appalachian College of Pharmacy. During his time at pharmacy school, he…Keep Reading Jeremy F. Boltz, PharmD

M. Faisal Hossain

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Dr. Faisal Hossain serves as an Assistant Professor in the department of Pharmaceutical sciences. Dr. Hossain received his B. Pharm. degree in 2006, M. Pharm. degree with a concentration in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology in 2007, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical sciences from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2016. He completed his Ph.D. research at Southwestern…Keep Reading M. Faisal Hossain

Afsana Momen, MBBS, MSc, FAHA

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Dr. Afsana Momen serves as an Assistant Professor in the department of Pharmaceutical sciences. After earning her medical degree from University of Dhaka, Dr. Momen began her carrier in imaging and trained in the Nuclear Medicine Department of Bangladesh Atomic energy Commission. She further obtained clinical training in imaging at the department of Nuclear Medicine,…Keep Reading Afsana Momen, MBBS, MSc, FAHA