Dr. Charles A. Carter

Professor and Chairman
Pharmaceutical & Clinical Sciences
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Office Location:
Science Building
Room 105-B
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Charles A. Carter joined the faculty of the Department of Clinical Research, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences as an Associate Professor in August of 2015. He teaches in both the Bachelor of Science (BSCR) and Masters of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) curricula. In addition, Dr. Carter mentors and advises students on their educational and post-graduate journeys. He is also advises student-led organizations on campus including the Graduate Clinical Research Organization (GCRO) and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.

Prior to joining Campbell University, Dr. Carter served as the Executive Director, Medical Affairs of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina from 2012 to 2015. From 1994 to 2012, Dr. Carter founded and operated Pharmaceutical Strategic Initiatives, LLC and focused his energies on the company’s vision and services. Pharmaceutical Strategic Initiatives was a leading provider of strategic consulting, clinical research design and strategy, regulatory preparation, medical and scientific content creation, health outcomes research, key opinion leader and advocacy development. Clients of Pharmaceutical Strategic Initiatives included ~28 pharmaceutical and medical device companies. 

Prior, Dr. Carter was the Director of Research and Clinical Services at National Pharmacotherapy Institute located in Memphis, Tennessee. He has served as an investigator in more than 30 Phase 3, Phase 4, and health economics and outcomes research studies.

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