Alumni Association

College of Pharmacy Alumni Association

The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association works to foster active relationships between alumni and the College while supporting the traditions of the College. The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association unites alumni and friends of the College for the purpose of renewing friendships, creating goodwill, and enhancing fellowship and camaraderie. The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association also supports the College in an advisory capacity by providing input to the Dean as appropriate.

The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association Board of Directors will be seeking nominations for incoming board members in early 2022. Please check back early next year for more information.

Summary of Board Member responsibilities: 

  • Serve a 3 year term
  • Attend meetings on campus (two times per year)
  • Interact with students through programs sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions
  • Support the College in an advisory capacity by providing input to the Dean as appropriate
  • Participate in alumni activities and events
  • Promote the College of Pharmacy specifically, and the University in general, in the community and in the workplace
  • Support the College financially at a level which is comfortable for the board member, and, if appropriate, to encourage other alumni to support the College
The Board of Directors standing aside the bear statue

2019-2020 Board of Directors pictured. Front Row L to R: Dean Brian Crabtree, BSPharm ’79, PharmD ’80, Edress Darsey, PharmD ’89, Leonard Bennett, PharmD ’89, Hannah Head, PharmD ’09, Silky Beaty, PharmD ’05, Tracie Lunde, PharmD ’08, Nikki Bryant, PharmD ’03, Judy Gardner, PharmD ’87, Xavier Bryant, PharmD ’11, Thomas Sherrer, Jr., PharmD ’15, Brandall Lovvorn, PharmD ’86

Back row L to R: Emily Wood, PharmD ’06, Gabe McLemore, PharmD ’06, past BOD member James Dorsey, BSPharm ’55

2021-2022 Board of Directors

President Renee Smith, PharmD ’95
Director of Pharmacy
Warm Springs Medical Center
Warm Springs, GA
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Vice President Edress Darsey, PharmD ’89
Global Pediatric Medical Director
Pfizer, Inc.
Peachtree Corners, GA
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Secretary J. Thomas Sherrer, Jr., PharmD ’15
Pharmacist in Charge
Poole’s Pharmacy
Marietta, GA
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Past President Silky Beaty, PharmD ’05
Head of HEOR/RWE, Immunology Medical Affairs
UCB
Smyrna, GA
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Board Members at Large

Meredith Blalock, PharmD ’12
Psychiatric Pharmacist
Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
Macon, GA

Nikki Bryant, PharmD ’03
Owner, Pharmacist, & Chief Executive Officer
Adams Family Pharmacy, Adams Family Pharmacy, Too & Preston Family Medicine
Preston, GA

Marcus Campbell, PharmD ’88
Assistant Pharmacy Manager
Publix
Lawrenceville, GA

Ashlyn Carter, PharmD ’12
Clinical Pharmacist
Emory University Hospital Midtown Winship Cancer Institute at Johns Creek
Peachtree Corners, GA

Chuck Ellis, PharmD ’87
Regional Pharmacy Director-Gulf Coast
PharMerica
Marietta, GA

Judy Gardner, PharmD ’87
Director of Pharmacy
Northside Hospital
Alpharetta, GA

Ruth Haile-Meskale, PharmD ’12, MBA ‘11
Senior Medical Science Liaison
Spark Therapeutics
Atlanta, GA

Hannah Head, PharmD ’09
Patient Care Coordinator
Kroger
Warner Robins, GA

Larry Henderlight, PharmD ’92
Director of Pharmacy
Emory Decatur Hospital
Smyrna, GA

Tommy Lindsey, BS ’74
Owner
Omega Pharmacy
Omega, GA

Janene Marshall, PharmD ’07
Chair and Clinical Associate Professor
Chicago State University College of Pharmacy
Matteson, IL

Gabe McLemore, PharmD ’06*
Public Health Advisor
US Government
Washington, DC
*Serving in a personal capacity, this role is not affiliated with the US Government

Joanne Nguyen, Pharm.D. ’14
Clinical Pharmacist
United States Air Force
Bonaire, GA

Derek Polly, Pharm.D. ’09
Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
Emory Healthcare
Buford, GA

Adrian Washington, PharmD ’91
Vice President of Client Management
OptumRx
Fayetteville, GA

Emily Wood, PharmD ’06
Clinical Pharmacist
Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Asheville, NC