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.

Administrative Faculty

Shawn Spencer, PhD, RPh
Dean and Chief Academic Officer

Michael Lee, PhD
Assistant Dean of Professional and Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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

Julie Wickman, PharmD
Assistant Dean of Clinical and Experiential Affairs
Associate Professor

Sandra Benavides Caballero, PharmD, FCCP, FPPA
Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality
Associate Professor

John Tovar, PharmD
Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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

Contact Information

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

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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

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7371

Email: yueqiaohu@pcom.edu

Michael Lee, PhD portrait

Michael Lee, PhD

Assistant Dean for Professional and Student Affairs
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

Srujana Rayalam, DVM, PhD portrait

Srujana Rayalam, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7358

Email: srujanara@pcom.edu

Avadhesh Sharma, PharmD, PhD portrait

Avadhesh Sharma, PharmD, PhD

Chair and Professor

Phone: 678-407-7344

Email: avadheshsh@pcom.edu

Shashidharamurthy Taval, PhD portrait

Shashidharamurthy Taval, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7373

Email: rangaiahsh@pcom.edu

Xinyu Wang, PhD portrait

Xinyu Wang, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7365

Email: xinyuwa@pcom.edu

Desuo Wang, PhD, MD portrait

Desuo Wang, PhD, MD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7354

Email: desuowa@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: 678-407-7342

Email: sharial@pcom.edu

Kimberly Barefield, PharmD, MHA portrait

Kimberly Barefield, PharmD, MHA

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7334

Email: kimberlba@pcom.edu

Sandra Caballero, PharmD, FCCP, FPPA portrait

Sandra Caballero, PharmD, FCCP, FPPA

Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7350

Email: sandraca2@pcom.edu

Drew Cates, PharmD portrait

Drew Cates, PharmD

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7369

Email: drewca@pcom.edu

Christopher Holaway, PharmD portrait

Christopher Holaway, PharmD

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7344

Email: christopherho@pcom.edu

Samuel John, PharmD, BCPS portrait

Samuel John, PharmD, BCPS

Director of PCOM School of Pharmacy Residency Program
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7342

Email: samueljo@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

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

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7333

Email: shirinma@pcom.edu

Edo-abasi McGee, PharmD, BCPS portrait

Edo-abasi McGee, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7370

Email: edoabasimc@pcom.edu

Candis McGraw-Senat, PharmD, BCACP portrait

Candis McGraw-Senat, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7359

Email: candismc@pcom.edu

Kumar Mukherjee, PhD portrait

Kumar Mukherjee, PhD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7377

Email: kumarmu@pcom.edu

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

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

Director of Interprofessional Education, School of Pharmacy
Vice-Chair and Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7342

Email: sararee@pcom.edu

Brent Rollins, PhD, RPh portrait

Brent Rollins, PhD, RPh

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7342

Email: brentro@pcom.edu

Essie Samuel, PharmD, BCPS portrait

Essie Samuel, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-407-7367

Email: essiesa@pcom.edu

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

Sonia Thomas, PharmD, BCOP (Formerly Sonia Patel)

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7342

Email: soniapa@pcom.edu

John Tovar, PharmD portrait

John Tovar, PharmD

Associate Professor and Chair

Phone: 678-407-7357

Email: johnto1@pcom.edu

LeAnne Varner, PharmD portrait

LeAnne Varner, PharmD

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7353

Email: leanneva@pcom.edu

Julie Wickman, PharmD portrait

Julie Wickman, PharmD

Assistant Dean of Clinical and Experiential Affairs
Associate Professor

Phone: 678-407-7356

Email: juliewi@pcom.edu

Staff

Michelle Wood

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

Suzanne Troendly

Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academics and Assessment
Phone: 678-407-7343

Terri Green

Administrative Assistant to the Chair of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 678-407-7342

Janice Heizler

Administrative Assistant to the Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 678-407-7344

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

Cathy Balkcom

Secretary/Receptionist 
Phone: 678-407-7330

Admissions Coordinator/Recruiter

Phone: 678-225-7511
Email: Pharmdadmissions@pcom.edu

 

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