Brian L. Crabtree , Pharm.D.
Dr. Crabtree is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He attended Mercer University where he received the B.S. in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. degrees. He completed a postgraduate residency in psychiatric pharmacy at the University of Tennessee. He has served in faculty positions since that time, first at Wayne State University, then for 28 years at the University of Mississippi, where he was professor of pharmacy practice and affiliate faculty in the Department of Psychiatry, and most recently returned to Wayne State University. He was a Thelma H. Cerniglia Distinguished Teaching Scholar at the University of Mississippi and the recipient of multiple teaching awards. Patient care, teaching and research interests are in psychiatry and developmental disabilities. He developed a particular interest in active learning strategies and coordinated implementation of the problem-based learning initiative at the University of Mississippi. Leadership, faculty mentoring, and faculty development are key priorities. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy and has maintained an active practice in psychiatric and developmental disability facilities. He is Past-President of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. He previously served as Chair of the AACP Council of Faculties.