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St. Louis College of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty Members

Published on 07 August 2013

When classes begin at St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Aug. 19, students will learn from 11 new full-time faculty members. These professors will teach in the College’s pharmacy practice division and will bring their experience and talents to educate students and advance the practice of pharmacy in the St. Louis area. In addition to their teaching and research responsibilities, these new faculty members will have clinical responsibilities at a variety of health care institutions and organizations in the St. Louis area.

The 10 new assistant professors of pharmacy practice are:

  • William Call, Pharm.D., BCPS: Earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Call completed two years of residency at VA St. Louis Health Care System-John Cochran Division. He will work in clinical pharmacy services in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  
  • Justinne Guyton, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Southern Illinois UniversityEdwardsville. She completed residency programs at the University of Mississippi and the University of North Carolina. Guyton will also provide clinical pharmacy services in ambulatory care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
  • Aaron Hartmann, Pharm.D.: Earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He completed a two-year residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Hartmann will focus on clinical pharmacy services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in internal medicine.
  • Erin Hennessey, Pharm.D., BCPS: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She completed residencies at Mercy Hospital St. Louis and Virginia Commonwealth University. Hennessey will work in clinical pharmacy services at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
  • Vanitra R. Richards, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University.  She completed residencies at HealthSpring, Inc. and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Richards will work in outcomes research at Express Scripts.
  • Stephanie Seaton, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She completed two years of residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Seaton will provide clinical pharmacy services in ambulatory care at Alexian Brothers Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
  • Jamie L. Shelly, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University. She completed one year of residency, as well as an academic fellowship in pharmaceutical care labs at the University of North Carolina.  Shelly will provide community care services at Shop 'n Save Pharmacies.
  • Carmen B. Smith, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee. She completed residencies at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis and West Virginia University. Smith will work in clinical pharmacy services at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
  • Paul Stranges, Pharm.D., BCPS: Earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Midwestern University. He completed two years of residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Stranges will also work in clinical pharmacy services in ambulatory care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
  • Jennifer Thompson, Pharm.D.: Earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She completed two years of residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Thompson will work to develop clinical pharmacy services in emergency medicine at Christian Hospital.

Joining the College as an associate professor of pharmacy practice is:

  • Scott Micek, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS: Earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the  University of Iowa. He has been an adjunct associate professor at the College. Micek will work in outcomes research at Express Scripts, Inc.

 

About St. Louis College of Pharmacy: For more than 150 years, St. Louis College of Pharmacy has been committed to educating the best pharmacists in the United States. The region’s only independent college of pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the third oldest continuously operating and 10th largest college of pharmacy in America. The student body is comprised of 1,400 students, 40 percent of which are minority or multicultural. The students come to the College from 31 states and 10 countries. The College admits students directly from high school and accepts transfer students and graduates from other colleges and universities in the sophomore and junior years of the undergraduate program and the first year of the professional program. Students earn a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) with an integrated Bachelor of Science degree in a seven-year curriculum. An education at the College opens up the world to graduates for a career in a wide range of practice settings. Graduates have a 100 percent job placement rate. The campus is transforming to better fit the needs of students, faculty, and staff. This summer, a new six-story, 213,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art academic and research building opened. Construction is underway for a seven-story student center, residence hall, and recreation facility scheduled for completion in December 2016. When not in class, students can participate in more than 60 organizations, fraternities, intramurals, and sports. The College competes in 12 NAIA Division I sports. College alumni practice throughout the nation and in 13 different countries, providing a strong network to assist students with their goals. Additional information is available at stlcop.edu.

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