Dr. Peter Hughes

Associate Professor,
Samford University

Contact Details

Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL
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Work: 205-726-2519


I consider myself a well-rounded pharmacist who has employed experience in a variety of practice settings to include: chain pharmacy, independent pharmacy, inpatient pharmacy, poison control/toxicology, drug information practice, as well as my current position as the director of continuing professional development for the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy. I always welcome new challenges in order to keep abreast of the continually-evolving field of pharmacy practice.

In the realm of my current responsibilities, I am very passionate about professional development and leveraging educational technology to meet the learning needs of students.

Specialties: Drug Information, Pharmacy Practice, Continuing Pharmacy Education, Continuing Professional Development


Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Doctor of Pharmacy

University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Bachelor of Science
Double major: Biology, English

Samford University Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Master of Science, Education
Instructional Design and Technology

Job History

Samford University
Director, Continuing Professional Development
January 2017 - present

Samford University
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
July 2015 - present

Samford University
Director, Continuing Pharmacist and Technician Education
July 2015 - present

Alabama Medicaid Agency
Drug Utilization Review Board Member
January 2015 - present