Marshall School of Pharmacy begins academic year with expanded faculty

PRESS RELEASE

September 16, 2014, HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Marshall University School of Pharmacy has added seven new faculty members and three new staff members to its ranks this academic year, Dean Kevin W. Yingling announced today.

"I am pleased that we have welcomed these outstanding educators and professionals to our school of pharmacy family," Yingling said. "This time next year we will be at full capacity with all four classes enrolled. Operationally speaking, this means for the first time since our opening in 2012, we will have the full complement of courses and programs required to graduate our first class. It's a very exciting time for us as we continue to grow."

The new faculty members and their departments are listed below:

  • Christopher J. Booth, Pharm. D., assistant professor, department of pharmacy practice, administration and research
  • Ashley S. Brown, Pharm. D., assistant professor, department of pharmacy practice, administration and research
  • Crystal D. Heise, Pharm. D., assistant professor, department of pharmacy practice, administration and research (beginning 11/1/14)
  • Jeremy P. McAleer, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of pharmaceutical science and research
  • Shekher Mohan, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of pharmaceutical science and research
  • Megan E. Peterson, R.Ph., assistant professor, department of pharmacy practice, administration and research
  • Brian C. Train, Ph.D., instructor, department of pharmaceutical science and research

In addition to the new faculty members, Hannah R. Mick, B.S., is a new research technician in the department of pharmaceutical science and research and Laura M. Rudolph, M.S., has been named as the director of recruitment and development. Michael J. Rudolph, M.S., has been selected as the director of assessment and planning.