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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

East Tennessee State University

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Robert   Wood 

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Wood has been a part of the College of Pharmacy family since he began pharmacy school in 2008 and he has been a Clinical Assistant Professor since 2014. His primary practice is as a Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist at the Mountain Home VA Healthcare System, providing inpatient clinical pharmacy services to our nation’s heroes in acute, critical, emergent, and specialty care settings. He is also involved in didactic and/or experiential education for pre- and post-graduate pharmacists, physicians, nurses, technicians and midlevel providers. He is dedicated to serving those in whose shoes he once walked, in honor of those who taught him.

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Education, Degree, & Post Graduate Training:
 (2012) Doctor of Pharmacy – East Tennessee State University
 (2013) PGY 1 Pharmacy Practice – Mountain Home VA Healthcare System
 (2013, 2014) Teaching & Learning Certificate – East Tennessee State University
 (2014) PGY 2 Internal Medicine/Academia – East Tennessee State University
 (2017) Coaching & Mentoring Fellowship Certificate – Veterans Health Administration

Teaching Specialties:
 Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Interprofessional Education, Nephrology, Performance-Based Learning

Classes Taught:
Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals, Integrated Environment for Applied Learning & Skills (Pharmacotherapy Lab), Pharmacodynamics/
Pharmacogenomics/Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy Series, and various electives

Research Interests:
Internal Medicine, Interprofessional Patient Care, Pharmaceutical Ingenuity, Post-marketing medication outcomes and performance validation

Organizational Involvement/Membership:
Vice President – Northeast Tennessee Society of Healthsystem Pharmacists (NTSHP)
Active Member – American Society of Healthsystem Pharmacists (ASHP), National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Professional Fraternity, and Rho Chi Honor Society

Personal Mottos or Favorite Quotes:
“When the goal of teaching and learning is knowing and using, true skill emerges.“ – K. Michael Hibbard
“People forget what you said, forget what you did, but never forget how you make them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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