John  Arnold

John Arnold, Ph.D., RPh

Associate Professor and Director, Pharmacy Technician Education
McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences
Office: CHS Building 2 2232
Phone: 205-726-4040
When John Arnold joined the faculty of McWhorter School of Pharmacy six years ago, it was like coming home. "My mother and father both graduated from Samford University. My mother graduated from the school of education and was an elementary school teacher for 30 years. My father graduated from the school of pharmacy," said Arnold who worked as a clinical and staff pharmacist at various locations, including Children’s Hospital of Alabama. "I am just pleased and honored to be faculty member at this wonderful school and university," he said.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., pharmacology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S., pharmacy, Auburn University

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Class of 2012
  • Health-System Pharmacist of the Year, Alabama Society of Health System Pharmacists


  • Pediatric pharmacy, novel dosage forms and stability of compounded dosage forms


  • Alabama Society of Health System Pharmacists, president