External Advisory Committee

The External Advisory Council (EAC) will meet with the CORE-NPN biannually. During these meetings the EAC will evaluate the quarterly performance assessment of the Cores and Pilot Projects, steps recommended and implemented, and the results of such actions. Based on these materials, annual progress reports from the Cores and Pilot Project Program Director and the results of the surveys on the mentorship and training programs, written evaluations will be made by the EAC that will include the overall milestones and benchmarks the program should strive to reach before the next EAC meeting, the strengths/weaknesses of the program, and recommendations for improvements. These reports will be provided to National Institute of General Medical Science (NIGMS).

Scott Hemby

Dr. Scott Hemby – Chair of EAC

Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University

Chair of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences



A. Douglas Kinghorn

Dr. A. Douglas Kinghorn

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

Professor and Jack L. Beal Chair Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy



Michael Kuhar

Dr. Michael Kuhar

Emory University School of Medicine

Yerkes Researcher; Candler Professor of Neuropharmacology



S. Michael Owens

Dr. S. Michael Owens

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

Professor; Wilbur Mills Endowed Chair in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention; Chief Scientific Officer, InterveXion Therapeutics, LLC