Larry D. Calhoun, PharmDDean and Professor
At the time of his appointment as Founding Dean of the ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, Dr. Larry Calhoun served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Pharmacy and Home Health in Johnson City and was actively involved in the pharmacy school strategic planning. Prior to joining Wilson Pharmacy in 2003, Dr. Calhoun had been President and CEO of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital and was Vice President at Mountain States Health Alliance. He also held several positions with the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, Dr. Calhoun graduated from Hampton High School and completed pre-pharmacy studies at ETSU before attending the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in Memphis, where he was awarded his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degrees.
Sherry ArmitageDirector of Operations
Sherry Armitage is the Director of Operations for the College of Pharmacy. A Washington County native, she earned her Bachelor of General Studies from East Tennessee State University and her Master of Arts in Organizational Management from Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tenn. Prior to her service to the College of Pharmacy, Mrs. Armitage gained more than 18 years of experience at ETSU in the Quillen College of Medicine, Student Affairs, Human Resources, and with the TSBDC College of Business. She was among the first employees at Gatton College of Pharmacy, second only to the dean. She is a member of the Administration and Finance Group of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Mrs. Armitage has found her time with the College of Pharmacy to be an exciting journey, witnessing the College’s formation, growth, and recent achievement of full accreditation. She looks forward to participating in the College’s future growth and development.
Pamela F. BlevinsExecutive Aide
Pamela Blevins joined the Dean’s Office in the College of Pharmacy in June 2007. She was awarded her BSG from ETSU in December 1998. She served as Executive Aide in the Office of the Dean of Medicine and Vice President for Health Affairs for more than 10 years. While in the Vice President’s Office, Pamela assisted with the efforts to establish the College of Pharmacy.
Katie JeterOffice Coordinator
Katie joined the Gatton College of Pharmacy family in August, 2012. Prior to Katie accepting the position as Office Coordinator for the Dean’s office, she started in 2010 at ETSU’s College of Nursing. Ms. Jeter brings over 20 years of prior office administration experience with her. In 2011, Katie completed the Certified Administrative Professional certification. A native of Wisconsin, Katie now resides in Johnson City.