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Faculty and Staff 
PCOM School of Pharmacy

PCOM School of Pharmacy faculty are dedicated educators who teach and conduct research in basic biomedical, pharmaceutical, clinical and administrative sciences.

Sara (Mandy) Reece, PharmD
Interim Dean, School of Pharmacy
Assistant Dean for Student and Professional Affairs
Professor of Pharmacy Practice

George Huang, PhD
Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Naushad Ghilzai, PhD
Associate Dean for Academics
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Avadhesh C. Sharma, PharmD, PhD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sonia Thomas, PharmD
Interim Co-Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Essie Samuel, PharmD
Interim Co-Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy
PCOM Georgia
625 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 678-407-7330
Fax: 678-407-7339

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What Our Students Say

“What drew me to the pharmacy program is the openness of the faculty. They really want to see you succeed academically and professionally, and they make every effort to let you know that.”

Kerry Ward, PharmD '18

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Kerry Ward, PharmD '18 portrait

"More than faculty I saw them as friends. If they see you in the hall, they greet you and sometimes they stop and talk with you about any topic, or if you need help with something they take their time to help you."

Alexis Ruiz, PharmD '25

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“The relationship between faculty members and students is incredible. You can tell the faculty are trying to do what’s best for you. They make themselves very approachable.”

Yayleene Lozado, PharmD '25

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“My interactions with professors have been a good experience. They were always available in office hours and they were always willing to help. I felt comfortable the whole time when speaking with them and they treat every student with respect.”

Tania Gonzalez, PharmD '23

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"We got a lot of one-on-one time with the professors and we really built a special bond. I definitely loved how small it was. We knew everyone. I really loved that experience.”

James Lindsay, PharmD '14, MPH

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty

Naushad Ghilzai, BPharm, MPharm, PhD portrait

Naushad Ghilzai, BPharm, MPharm, PhD

Associate Dean for Academics
Professor

Phone: 678-407-7343

Email: naushadgh@pcom.edu

Yue-Qiao Huang, BSc, PhD portrait

Yue-Qiao Huang, BSc, PhD

Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7371

Email: yueqiaohu@pcom.edu

Yujin Kim, PharmD, PhD portrait

Yujin Kim, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7351

Email: yujinki@pcom.edu

Michael Lee, PhD portrait

Michael Lee, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7336

Email: michaellee@pcom.edu

Vicky Mody, PhD portrait

Vicky Mody, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7386

Email: vickymo@pcom.edu

Avadhesh Sharma, PharmD, PhD portrait

Avadhesh Sharma, PharmD, PhD

Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Phone: 678-407-7344

Email: avadheshsh@pcom.edu

Shashidharamurthy Taval, PhD portrait

Shashidharamurthy Taval, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Phone: 678-407-7373

Email: rangaiahsh@pcom.edu

Zhiqian Wu, PhD portrait

Zhiqian Wu, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7366

Email: zhiqianwu@pcom.edu

Department of Pharmacy Practice Faculty

Shari Allen, PharmD, BCPP portrait

Shari Allen, PharmD, BCPP

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7372

Email: sharial@pcom.edu

Kimberly Barefield, PharmD, MHA portrait

Kimberly Barefield, PharmD, MHA

Director of Interprofessional Education
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7334

Email: kimberlba@pcom.edu

Irandokht Khaki, PharmD, MS portrait

Irandokht Khaki, PharmD, MS

Patient Care Simulation Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7360

Email: Irandokhtkh@pcom.edu

Julia Lees, PharmD, BCACP portrait

Julia Lees, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist

Phone: 215-871-6329

Email: juliale1@pcom.edu

Hua Ling, PharmD, MS, BCCP, BCPS, AACC, CLS portrait

Hua Ling, PharmD, MS, BCCP, BCPS, AACC, CLS

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7375

Email: huali@pcom.edu

Shirin Madzhidova, PharmD portrait

Shirin Madzhidova, PharmD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7333

Email: shirinma@pcom.edu

Edo-Abasi McGee, PharmD, BCPS portrait

Edo-Abasi McGee, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7370

Email: edoabasimc@pcom.edu

Sara Reece, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDCES, BCACP, FADCES, FCCP portrait

Sara Reece, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDCES, BCACP, FADCES, FCCP

Interim Dean, School of Pharmacy
Assistant Dean of Student and Professional Affairs
Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Phone: 678-407-7364

Email: sararee@pcom.edu

Brent Rollins, PhD, RPh portrait

Brent Rollins, PhD, RPh

Professor

Phone: 678-407-7352

Email: brentro@pcom.edu

Essie Samuel, PharmD, BCPS portrait

Essie Samuel, PharmD, BCPS

Interim Co-Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Phone: 678-407-7367

Email: essiesa@pcom.edu

Sonia Thomas, PharmD, BCOP (Formerly Sonia Patel) portrait

Sonia Thomas, PharmD, BCOP (Formerly Sonia Patel)

Interim Co-Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Phone: 678-407-7378

Email: soniapa@pcom.edu

John Tovar, PharmD portrait

John Tovar, PharmD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7357

Email: johnto1@pcom.edu

Julie Wickman, PharmD portrait

Julie Wickman, PharmD

Director of Experiential Education
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7356

Email: juliewi@pcom.edu

Staff

Suzanne Troendly

Administrative Assistant, School of Pharmacy
Phone: 678-407-7343

Terri Green

Administrative Assistant, School of Pharmacy
Phone: 678-407-7342

A. R. Erin Lee

Office Manager and Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 678-407-7340

Julie Stevens

Senior Site Coordinator
Office of Experiential Education

Phone: 678-407-7345

Bridget Bexho

Site Coordinator
Office of Experiential Education
Phone: 678-407-7341

Yvonne (Melba) Angle

Receptionist/Front Desk
Phone: 678-407-7330

 

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