Dr. William J. Taylor

Director of Recruitment & Retention
Admissions and Student Affairs
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Associate Professor
Public Health
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Office Address:
Maddox Hall
Rooom 220
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Bill Taylor is currently an Associate Professor of Public Health. He is also the Director of Recruitment and Retention for the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Dr. Taylor has served the University since 2004. Over his 40-year career in pharmacy he has excelled in clinical, ambulatory, and administrative pharmacy. During this time he has served as a faculty member at Duke University, the Medical College of Georgia and the University of South Alabama. He has experience in the clinical laboratory industry, the FDA, home infusion. Dr. Taylor also worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 17 years with the last 7 years as President/COO of Synthon. He is a published author of over 50 publications and two textbooks. His current research interests include healthcare disparities and health literacy.


  • PharmD, University of Tennessee
  • BS, Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Internship,USPHS Fort Yuma Indian Hospital, Yuma, Arizona, Pharmacy Internship Accredited Program
  • Residency,Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York, Residency ASHP Accredited Program


  • RPh

Career Highlights

  • Health Service Officer, Food and Drug Administration, Bureau of Drugs, Division of Bioavailability Research, Rockville, Maryland
  • Director of Pharmacy Services, Fort Yuma Indian Hospital, Yuma, Arizona
  • Chief Resident in Clinical Pharmacy, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York
  • Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical School, Durham, North Carolina
  • Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • President, Synthon Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Chapel Hill, NC
  • Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Research, Campbell University, School of Pharmacy, Buies Creek, NC
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Campbell University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Buies Creek, North Carolina

Awards, Recognition & Honors

  • Eagle Scout — Order of the Arrow
  • William R. Kenan Scholar
  • Merck, Sharpe and Dohme Award for Excellence in Pharmacotherapeautic Teaching
  • Visiting Professor, Ohio State University


  • North Carolina Association of Pharmacists
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Association of Pharmacist