Department of Pharmacy Practice
Assistant Professor  
Post-Graduate Year-1 (PGY-1) Residency Program Director

Samuel M. John, PharmD, BCPS


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Dr. John received his Bachelor of Science (B.S. Pharmacy) and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degrees from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. He completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accredited Post-Graduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Practice Residency from Temple University Health-System in Philadelphia, PA and is Board Certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties.

Dr. John’s therapeutic interests are in the areas of cardiovascular and anti-coagulation management. Dr. John serves as a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and coordinates the Pharmaceutical Calculations course and is an instructor in the Practice Labs and Integrated Therapeutics courses. Dr. John also serves as a preceptor for 4th year pharmacy students at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) where he practices as a clinical pharmacist and is the director for the residency program in partnership with GMC.

  • Education

    PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Temple University Health-System, 2009-2010
    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 2007

  • Courses

    Pharmaceutical Calculations
    Pharmacy Practice Labs
    Integrated Therapeutics
    Case Studies

  • Awards

    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy/Walmart Scholar Faculty Mentor (2012)

    Peach Teaching Award (2013)

    Champions of Healthcare: Educator of Excellence Award (2014)

  • Publications

    Selected Publications

    Statin Associated Myopathy, US Pharmacist. Shannon J, John S, et al. 2012.

    A Clinical Review of Statin-Associated Myopathy, Journal of Pharmacy Technology. Shannon J, John S, et al. 2013.

    Treatment of Depression in Patients on Anticoagulation Therapy, Antidepressant-Warfarin Drug Interactions, US Pharmacist. Allen S, John S, et al. 2013.

    Anti-Xa Monitoring in Patients on IV Unfractionated Heparin, US Pharmacist. John S, et al. 2015.

  • Memberships

    Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (Faculty Representative 2011-present)

    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2010-present)

    Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacists (2011-present)