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Timothy McPherson, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Phone: 618-650-5148
Fax: 618-650-5145

B.S., 1991, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Ph.D., 1995, Purdue University

Research: Pharmaceutics


Dr. Tim McPherson, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, received a BS in pharmacy degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and a PhD in pharmaceutics from Purdue University. Following a postdoctoral appointment in the Hillenbrand Biomedical Engineering Center at Purdue, Dr. McPherson joined St. Louis College of Pharmacy as assistant professor of pharmaceutics, rising to the rank of associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences. His research interests include drug product formulation and stability and pharmacy compounding.

Selected Publications

Nieto MJ, Chongying L, McPherson T, Kolling W, Navarre E. Preparation and characterization of inclusion complexes of N-substituted-benzenesulfonyl heterocycles with cyclodextrins. Austin Journal of Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1(2), 2014.

McPherson TB, Neumann W, Kolling W. Stability of non-aqueous topical tetracaine and clotrimazole solutions in polypropylene droptainer bottles. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 17(6): 508, 2013.

Kolling WM, McPherson TB, McJunkin JL. The use of extemporaneously compounded 1% tetracaine to improve adherence with clotrimazole 1% topical solution in the treatment of ear infection: A case report. Am J Otolaryngol–Head and Neck Med and Surg,

McPherson T, Kolling W, Manek R, Long H, Li T. Physical characterization of 1,3-dipropyl-8-cyclopentylxanthine (CPX). AAPS PharmSciTech 11(2):720-8, 2010.

Wear J, McPherson T, Kolling W. Stability of sodium bicarbonate solutions in polyolefin bags. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 67(12):1026-9, 2010.

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