A pharmacist and physician, Dr. Kevin W. Yingling has more than 20 years experience in graduate medical education. He has been a registered pharmacist since 1981, the medical director of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Center for Pharmacologic Study since 1992 and a consultant pharmacist since 1995. Dr. Yingling is also an associate professor of medicine and pharmacology and a past chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the school of medicine.
Yingling received his B.S. in pharmacy from West Virginia University and his M.D. from Marshall. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He has served as an honorary visiting academic fellow in clinical pharmacology at the University of Southampton in Southampton, England. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. In October 2010, Yingling was honored with the Laureate Award from the West Virginia Chapter of the American College of Physicians, recognizing excellence in medical care, education or research.
Since 1992, Yingling has served on the board of directors of Doctors Care of Cabell County, a voluntary physician organization that provides free services to underserved patients. He has also served on faith-based medical missions to Russia, Bolivia and Haiti.
As founding dean of Marshall’s School of Pharmacy, Dr. Yingling is responsible for all aspects of the establishment and development of the program, including selecting the executive leadership team, ensuring that the program maintains satisfactory progress toward accreditation, overseeing extensive renovations to the Robert W. Coon Medical Education Building, developing curriculum, and directing all administrative functions for the school.