The Department of Pharmacotherapy


Meet the Chair

Gary M. Pollack, Ph.D. John R. White, Pharm.D., PA-C

Chair of this department is John R. White whose research in diabetes treatment dates back to 1987. He is widely published on the subject.

White is also involved in pharmacokinetic research of nicotine, caffeine, and naloxone.

See Dr. White's faculty bio page for more details.

Pharmacotherapy department research

This department is home to our clinical faculty who do much of the teaching and are practitioners as well. Research here is focused on diabetes, teaching and learning innovations including the use of human patient simulation, pharmacists as emergency responders, pharmacokinetics, HIV, geriatrics, and novel practice methods.

For a list of faculty in this department, go to this page in our directory and click on the faculty name to read more about them.

The Department of Pharmacotherapy is home to the:

Department resources

Please contact Abby Parsons with questions or for additional resources.

Preceptor resources

In recognition of the important role our preceptors play in educating our student pharmacists, active preceptors within Experiential Services are invited to join the Washington State University College of Pharmacy with adjunct faculty status. Tangible benefits from this appointment include access to the WSU Library, online pharmacy resources and more. If interested in this appointment, please contact Cris Mudd, Experiential Services Program Assistant at | 509-358-7669.



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Office staff

Dawn Scartozzi Dawn Scartozzi
Assistant to the Chair
Office: Health Science Building 210 H

Abby Parsons Abby Parsons
Department Assistant
Office: Health Science Building 210 A


emeritus faculty

Keith Campbell R. Keith Campbell
Dr. Bill Fassett William (Bill) Fassett
Mark W. Garrison Mark W. Garrison