Maryam  Iranikhah
McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
1405 CHS Building 1
Maryam Iranikhah joined the Samford University faculty five years ago. A 2002 graduate of McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Iranikhah did her residency at a joint Samford University/Jefferson County health department residency. She was honored for her hard work in 2011 when she received the Margaret Self Propst Pharmacy Teacher of the Year award. Iranikhah believes the truth of Romans 12:10, "Be devoted to each other like a loving family. Excel in showing respect for each other."

Degrees and Certifications

  • PharmD, Samford University
  • BSc, Ryerson University
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency, Jefferson County Health Department/Samford University
  • Teaching/learning certificate, Samford University
  • Consultant pharmacist, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Medication Therapy Management from APhA
  • UAB Geriatric education faculty scholars program certificate, University of Alabama at Birmingham


  • Osteoporosis and bone health, geriatrics, public health and medication therapy management

Awards and Honors

  • Margaret Self Propst Pharmacy Teacher of the Year, 2011
  • Samford University Faculty Preceptor of the Year, 2012
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, fellow
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, honorary membership


  • Faculty adviser for women’s health
  • ASP/APhA
  • Alabama Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists