New faculty members join School of Pharmacy


The  School of Pharmacy welcomed three new faculty members over the summer.  The following individuals officially joined the school of pharmacy July 1:


CKBabcock Charles “C.K.” Babcock, Pharm. D.,
has been named an assistant professor in the department of pharmacy practice, administration and research.   Babcock graduated from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy with a doctor of pharmacy degree in 2002 and completed a community pharmacy practice residency at Fruth Pharmacy.  He comes to Marshall after most recently serving as a clinical assistant professor at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in Charleston.

AbigailHayAbigail S. Hay, Pharm. D., joins the school of pharmacy as a clinical associate professor in the department of pharmacy practice, administration and research.  She will be a shared faculty member, practicing at St. Mary’s Medical Center.   Hay is a 2011 University of Charleston School of Pharmacy graduate.  She completed a PGY1 (post graduate year one) pharmacy residency at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky, where she has worked as a pharmacist for the past three years.

CynthiaJonesCynthia B. Jones, Ph.D., has been named an assistant professor in the department of pharmaceutical science and research. Jones completed her doctoral work at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University in pharmaceutical sciences with a concentration in biopharmaceutics.  Her career includes serving as an instructor at Florida A & M for six years and then as an assistant professor.  Her teaching interests include pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics, biochemical pharmacology, immunology and drug metabolism.

The school of pharmacy has also added several new staff members in preparation for the fall term when the school will be at full capacity with four classes.   The school’s inaugural class will graduate in spring 2016.