Pamela J.  Sims

Pamela J. Sims, Pharm.D., Ph.D.


McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences

Office: CHS Building 2 2237
Phone: 205-726-2864
Pamela Sims came to Samford University in 1989 and likes teaching in a variety of health professions including pharmacy, dentistry and nurse anesthesia and learning from students while teaching them. Sims enjoys snow skiing and wake boarding and does Olympic weightlifting and a form of CrossFit for workouts.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., pharmaceutical sciences, University of Colorado
  • Pharm.D., Mercer University
  • B.S., pharmacy, University of Florida


  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics, dental pharmacology, and pediatric and geriatric pharmacokinetics

Awards and Honors

  • Superior Scholar Award, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University, 2013
  • Scholar Award, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University, 2011
  • Honorary Member, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society, 2002
  • Teacher of the Year, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University, 1997–1998
  • John H. Buchanan Award, 1994
  • Samford University Outstanding Professor Award, 1992–1993, Samford University School of Pharmacy


  • Godspeed I Timothy 4:8 Ministry, board of directors
  • Church at Brook Hills
  • AACP