Title: Medical Educator
Company: South University School of Pharmacy
Location: Savannah, Georgia, United States
James W. Fetterman Jr., PharmD, Medical Educator at South University School of Pharmacy, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Providers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pharmacy education.
With more than 40 years of professional excellence in his fields of expertise, Dr. Fetterman has been serving as a professor and experimental education coordinator at South University School of Pharmacy since 2002. Prior to this appointment, he was a director and clinical pharmacist at Chapman Healthcare Services from 2001 to 2002, associate professor of clinical pharmacology with the Physician’s Assistant Program at South University from 1997 to 2007, and clinical pharmacist of pediatrics and internal medicine at Memorial University Medical Center from 1996 to 2001. He commenced his career as an intern at Embry Hill Pharmacy from 1975 to 1978 and staff pharmacist at Smyrna Hospital and Doctors Memorial Hospital from 1978 to 1980.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Fetterman pursued a formal education at East Tennessee State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1974. He went on to attend the College of Pharmacy at Mercer University, earning a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy in 1979. A prolific author, he has contributed articles to esteemed journals, chapters to books, and reviews to manuscripts. Among his notable achievements, he is most renowned for establishing the first home infusion practice in South Georgia, which was the first practice to offer human growth hormone therapy and home IV immunoglobulin therapy.
In recognition of his exceptional achievements, Dr. Fetterman was the recipient of several grants from the Georgia Department of Public Health from 2012 to 2016 and from CVS Pharmacy in 2003. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in the 64th edition of Who’s Who in America.
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