Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Dr. Chris Lynch, director of clinical programs and professor of pharmacy practice, is a native of Southern Illinois who returned to the area from New Orleans, Louisiana where he taught and practiced for 10 years. He is a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and serves as the southern regional coordinator. He received his B.S. and doctorate of pharmacy degrees from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and completed a residency in family medicine and clinical community pharmacy at St. John’s Mercy Medical, Department of Family Medicine. Faculty experiences include the University of Illinois Chicago, Tulane University Medical School, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where he received the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Faculty Award. Clinical experiences include serving as the director of pharmacy services for the Diabetes Center of Excellence at Charity Hospital New Orleans. His research interests include diabetes, hypertension and women’s health.