- Ph.D., UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences, Memphis, TN
- Pharm.D., The University of TN College of Pharmacy, Memphis, TN
- B.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of TN, Knoxville, TN
- Principal Scientist in the National Center for Natural Products Research
Dr. Yates’ research focuses on the pre-clinical and clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of botanicals. Particular areas of interest include the use of artificial intelligence as well as pre-clinical screening models to identify unique phytochemical combinations that impact chronic inflammatory processes including aging, cognitive impairment, and fatty liver disease.