School of Pharmacy
The University of Mississippi

Division of Pharmacy Professional Development

The Division of Pharmacy Professional Development (DPPD) is located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus.

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Vision: To be the recognized leader that catalyzes professionals to drive practice advancement in Mississippi and beyond.

Mission: The mission of the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development is to develop professionals to:

  • Identify and meet each patient’s unique medication-related needs
  • Promote wellness and healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Ensure that medications are used appropriately
  • Fully participate as essential members of interprofessional patient care teams
  • Implement sustainable, value-based financial models
  • Serve as effective preceptors

We will accomplish this by:

  • Offering cutting-edge educational programs through a variety of innovative delivery mechanisms
  • Successfully integrating professional development across the University of Mississippi campuses (Oxford and Jackson), the State, and beyond
  • Continually enhancing and strengthening the value of our offerings
  • Building on our relationships with preceptors and alumni
  • Establishing partnerships, collaborations, and strategic alliances

Our Team

Dr. Stuart T. HainesDirector of the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development,
Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Dr. Marie BarnardAssociate Professor of Pharmacy Administration and Research Associate Professor in
Dr. Meagan A. BrownClinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science Community/Population
Dr. Joshua FlemingClinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Dr. Laurie Warrington FlemingDirector of Experiential Programs and Experiential
Dr. Gary D. TheilmanAssociate Professor of Pharmacy
Dr. Jamie L. WagnerClinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy