Randall L. Tackett, Ph.D.

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy
Graduate Coordinator

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy

  • Education

    Postdoctoral Fellow , Medical University of South Carolina 1979-1981

    Ph.D. , University of Georgia 1979

    M.S. , Auburn University 1977

    B.S. , Jacksonville University 1975

  • Honors, Awards, and Achievements

    Ethnicity & Disease Field Editor (1998 -2000)
    Georgia Psychological Association Distinguished Faculty Award, 1999
    College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2000
    Key Note Speaker, Rho Chi Banquet, 2000
    American Psychological Association Presidential Citation, 2000.
    Phi Delta Chi Teacher of the Year, 2004
    Rho Chi Keynote Speaker, 2006

  • Research Interests

    Ethnic and Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Disease and Pharmacotherapy
    Mechanisms of Action of Abused Drugs and Preventative Education
    Mechanisms of Adverse Drug Effects : Recognition and Minimization

  • Selected Publications

    Vishwanathan, K., Tackett, R., Stewart, J.T. and Bartlett, M.G. Determination of Arginine and Methylated Arginines in Human Plasma by LC/MS/MS. J Chromatograph B. 748: 157-166, 2000.

    Hunt, E.J., Lester, C.E., Lester, E.A. and Tackett, R.L. Effect of St. John’s Wort on Free Radical Production. Life Sci. 69: 181-90, 2001.

    Presented Medical Marijuana, Substance Abuse: Illegal Drugs and New Ways to Get High, and Prescription Drug Abuse at the 2014 Substances of Abuse Seminar on October 31, 2014 at the UGA College of Pharmacy

    Presented a session on Medical Marijuana at the 2015 Mental Health Symposium an annual program for pharmacists and other health professionals practicing in the area of mental health. February 3-4, 2015, Athens, GA.