Philip D. Reynolds, PhD, serves as Associate Dean of Student Services for ACOM. Dr. Reynolds received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1998. His research dissertation focused on glucocorticoid receptor resistance in New World primates and he continued in steroid receptor research in a postdoctoral training program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He received an AS degree in Biology from the Enterprise State Community College and a BS degree in Biology from Troy University. He returned to Troy University in 2003 to serve as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Director of the Health Professions Advising Office. His teaching experience spans subject areas of anatomy, physiology, histology, biochemistry, and public health. As the Health Professions Advisor, Dr. Reynolds taught medical career courses, served as the advisor for Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society, and helped students in all aspects of preparing applications for professional schools in a variety of medical disciplines. Dr. Reynolds has an established relationship with the Alabama, Southeast and National Health Professions Advising organizations.
While serving with Troy University, Dr. Reynolds headed the development of a satellite medical school classroom affiliated with A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, AZ (ATSU-SOMA) through a collaborative effort with the Alabama Medical Education Consortium. After serving as a facilitator and adjunct professor in pharmacology for 2 years, Dr. Reynolds transitioned to a full time position with ATSU-SOMA in 2010 as one of the Regional Directors for Medical Education for the Troy, AL site and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology.
In June, 2011, Dr. Reynolds joined the administration team for the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine as the Assistant Dean for Student Services and Associate Professor of Pharmacology.