Professional Profile

Christopher G. Lynch, Pharm.D., M.Ed., C.Ph., DPLA

Photo Commander (Retired), Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy
Assistant Professor
Dept: Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy
Phone: 904-718-8054
Campus: Tampa

Dr. Chris Lynch (’97) joined the faculty at NSU College of Pharmacy in November 2020 as an assistant professor within the Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy Department. His focus is primarily on teaching within the Leadership and Professional Development course series, as well as helping foster faculty and staff well-being and professional development.

Dr. Lynch is a natural and very experienced leader and pharmacist. He served in a multitude of pharmacy staff, clinical, and leadership roles throughout his long and distinguished military career in the United States Navy, having been stationed throughout the continental United States and deployed abroad. Since his retirement from active-duty military service, he gained further experience working in leadership roles within the VA Healthcare System and pharmacy academia.

In addition to earning his Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Dr. Lynch also earned a Master of Educational Leadership degree and is a graduate and diplomate of the ASHP Foundation’s Pharmacy Leadership Academy. Dr. Lynch was highly decorated throughout his military career for his service and accomplishments, and was recognized by his alma mater via the 2015 NSU Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for the College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Lynch is a very engaged faculty member and alumnus who thoroughly enjoys interacting with students, faculty and staff with the goal of helping them become better versions of themselves both professionally and personally. Dr. Lynch has enjoyed contributing and watching the university and college of pharmacy evolve and hopes to continue to do so for many years to come.
Research Interests:
Dr. Lynch’s research interests are in healthcare and pharmacy leadership, well-being, professional development, personality awareness, team building, innovation, ethical behavior and other topics that contribute to the advancement of pharmacy practice.
Research Interests keywords:
Leadership, well-being, professional development, personality awareness, team building, innovation and ethical behavior.

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