Faculty Experts


Ballentine

Ron Ballentine

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science; assistant director of admissions and student services

Pharmacy admissions and student services.

rballen@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3004

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Sean Bates

Assistant professor; executive director for postgraduate programs

Pharmacy continuing education, public health.

batessl@vcu.edu or (804) 828-4246

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Don Brophy

Nancy and Ron McFarlane Professor of Pharmacy; chairman, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Hemophilia, chronic kidney disease, coagulation disorders.

dbrophy@vcu.edu or (804) 827-1455

Gretchen Brophy

Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, School of Pharmacy, and Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine.

Neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, stroke, status epilepticus, brain injury biomarkers and hemostasis.

gbrophy@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1201

Norm Carroll

Norman V. Carroll

Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Community pharmacy management, managed care, pricing and reimbursement, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutical industry marketing.

nvcarroll@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2587

Cheang

Annie Cheang

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Women’s health, insulin resistance.

kicheang@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2257

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Sandro R.P. da Rocha

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, and Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, School of Engineering

Nanomedicine, pulmonary drug delivery/formulation, drug delivery: small molecules and biologics, polymeric nanomaterials, dendrimers, drug transport across epithelial barriers, lung cancer.

srdarocha@vcu.edu or (804) 828-0985

 

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Dave Dixon

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Lipid disorders, hypertension, metabolic syndrome/obesity, chronic heart failure.

dldixon@vcu.edu or (804) 628-3784

Krista Donohoe

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Pharmacy education, pharmacy teaching, geriatrics, primary care (hypertension, cholesterol).

kldonohoe@vcu.edu or (804) 628-4551

RFlurie

Rachel Flurie

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Internal medicine, chronic kidney disease, delirium.

rwflurie@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3009

Gatewood

Sharon Gatewood

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Community pharmacy practice, immunizations, travel health, over-the-counter medications, colds and allergies.

ssgatewood@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3589

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Leigh Anne Hylton Gravatt

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Infectious disease, inpatient diabetes management, internal medicine.

lahyltongrav@vcu.edu or (804) 828-5610

Kellogg

Glen Kellogg

Professor and assistant chairman, Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Computer-aided drug discovery design, computational chemistry.

glen.kellogg@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6452

Kirkwood

Cynthia Kirkwood

Executive associate dean for academic affairs; professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Drug use for psychiatric disorders (i.e., depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, sleep disorders).

ckkirkwood@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8318

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Gary Matzke

Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science; founding director, AACP/ASHP/VCU Congressional Health Care Policy Fellow Program

Health policy, pharmacy practice transformation, Internet pharmacy, counterfeit medications, research integrity.

gmatzke@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1388

Joseph McClay

Joseph L. McClay

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Pharmacogenetics and genomics, human genetics, personalized medicine, central nervous system disorders.

jlmcclay@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3428

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Amy Pakyz

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Health care-associated infections, antibiotics.

apakyz@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6027

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Emily Peron

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Geriatrics, adverse drug reactions, Parkinson’s Disease, urinary incontinence, polypharmacy, safe and effective medication use in older adults, elder abuse.

epperon@vcu.edu or (804) 628-5059

Sakagami

Masahiro Sakagami

Associate professor, Department of Pharmaceutics

Pulmonary delivery, biopharmaceutics, pharmacology for drugs and experimental therapeutics.

msakagam@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2014

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Evan Sisson

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Diabetes, dyslipidemia (cholesterol), hypertension, erectile dysfunction.

emsisson@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8076

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Patricia Slattum

Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science; director, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Geriatrics, Alzheimer’s, alcohol and medication misuse among older adults.

pwslattu@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6355


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Benjamin Van Tassell

Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Cardiology, hypertension, heart failure, inflammation.

bvantassell@vcu.edu or (804) 828-4583

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Jürgen Venitz

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics

Quantitative methods and risk-benefit assessment in drug development; pharmacokinetics/
pharmacodynamics; physiologically based PK modeling (PBPK) and in-vitro-in-vivo extrapolation (IVIVE); preclinical and phase I/II development.

jvenitz@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6249

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Casey Washington

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, Inova Campus

Diabetes, anticoagulation, gastroenterology, internal medicine.

cswashington@vcu.edu or (703) 776-7973

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Dayanjan S. Wijesinghe

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science; deputy director, VCU Lipidomics/Metabolomics Core Facility

Pharmacometabolomics and companion diagnostics, clinical lipidomics, nanoliposomal drug delivery, photonics-based point of care diagnostics and pathophysiologies of tissue repair and regeneration.

wijesigheds@vcu.edu or (804) 628-3316

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Yan Zhang

Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Drug design and development, particularly anti-cancer, anti-HIV; drug addiction; neuroAIDs.

yzhang@vcu.edu or (804) 828-0021


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