Professor and Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning
Dr. Robert Stanton obtained his undergraduate degree in pharmacy from West Virginia University, his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky. He has passed the national exam for a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Before coming to Marshall, Dr. Stanton was a Regional Clinical Director at Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the nation’s leading independent pharmacy services provider.
As Assistant Dean of the Office of Experiential Learning, Dr. Stanton oversees the professional experience program, including both early and advanced pharmacy practice experiences. This integral part of the pharmacy curriculum provides students the opportunity to apply their classroom and laboratory training in the basic pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice and to solve drug-related problems in practice during their final year of the Pharm. D. program. Stanton is responsible for establishing practice sites and placing students in appropriate rotations. He coordinates training for and negotiates experience content with staff at the rotation sites. Stanton also oversees community service and outreach activities that promote the profession and the School of Pharmacy.