Professor and Dean
Pharm.D. (Pharmacy), University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, TN
B.S. (Pharmacy), University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, TN
Dr. Johnston worked from 1973 to 1982 for the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, and he spent over twenty years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. For nine years Dr. Johnston taught as an adjunct faculty member at Belmont's School of Physical Therapy, and in early 2007 he joined Belmont full time as the founding Dean of the College of Pharmacy. His past experiences have involved personnel management, development of pharmacy policy, creation of multiple post-graduate residency training programs, research, and community projects.
Most recently, Dr. Johnston's research has focused on the benefits of computerized order entry in health care institutions, patient safety, and safe labeling of over-the-counter products. Areas of practice interest include pharmacy education programs and innovative pharmacist practice skills.
Dr. Johnston and his wife Mollie have lived in the Nashville area for twenty-five years, and they have two sons. For relaxation he enjoys golf, landscape design, and reading.
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