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.
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Temple University Health-System, 2009-2010
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 2007
Pharmacy Practice Labs
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy/Walmart Scholar Faculty Mentor (2012)
Peach Teaching Award (2013)
Champions of Healthcare: Educator of Excellence Award (2014)
Shannon, J., John, Samuel M., et al. Statin-Associated Myopathy. U.S. Pharmacist. 2012;37(2):55-59.
Allen S, Shannon J, Ferrara, J, John, Samuel M. Treatment of Depression in Patients on Anticoagulation Therapy: Antidepressant-Warfarin Drug Interactions. U.S. Pharmacist. 2013;38(11):23-26.
Shannon, J., John, Samuel M., et al. A Clinical Review of Statin-Associated Myopathy. Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 2013;29(5):219-230.
John, Samuel M., Lisi, Dusty, Greenfield, Nathan, George, Mary. Anti-Xa Monitoring in Patients on IV Unfractionated Heparin. U.S. Pharmacist. 2015; 40(3):26-32.
Parihar H., Yin H., Gooch J., Allen S., John, Samuel M., Xuan J. Trends in hospital admissions due to antidepressant-related adverse drug events from 2001 to 2011 in the U.S. BMC Health Services Research. (2017) 17:51.
John, Samuel M., Williams, Melissa, Hunley, Christina C. Treatment Options in Managing Acute Perioperative Pain. U.S. Pharmacist. 2017; 42(3);14-17.
John, Samuel M., McGraw-Senat, Candis, Cates, Drew, Williams, Melissa, Gandhi, Hiral. Managing Chronic Kidney Disease with MTM. U.S. Pharmacist. 2017. 42(6):29-31.
John, Samuel M., Waters Kacie L., Jivani, Khatija. Evaluating the Implementation of Endotool®, A Glycemic Control Software. Diabetes Spectrum. 2017. Volume 31, Number 1. Winter 2018.
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)