Erika  Cretton-Scott
Associate Professor
McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences
Office: 2223 CHS Building 2
Phone: 205-726-4370
Erika Cretton-Scott was drawn to Samford five years ago because of its focus in and dedication to teaching. Cretton-Scott for whom English is not her first language, believes Albert Einstein's words, "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., pharmacology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Postdoctoral fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S., chemistry, Saint Mary's College


  • Pharmacology and biochemistry instruction
  • Exploring ways to integrate the basic sciences within the pharmacy curriculum through the development of laboratory exercises/elective courses
  • Educational research


  • Community of Hope Health Clinic, interpreter
  • Service language: Spanish
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy