Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Excellence
Academic Excellence, Office of the Provost
PharmD, University of Mississippi; B.S. (Pharmacy) University of Mississippi
Dr. David Gregory was named Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Excellence in September of 2022. Dr. Gregory joined Belmont in 2018 as Dean of the College of Pharmacy. Prior to his time at Belmont, he served as an associate dean at the University of Mississippi’s School of Pharmacy. At Ole Miss, Dr. Gregory’s responsibilities included leadership of approximately 800 students in both the pre-professional and professional degree programs along with strategic and visionary planning in the ongoing development of policies, programs, curriculum and clinical practice that align with the educational mission of the School.
Dr. Gregory earned a bachelor’s of science and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi. Prior to joining Ole Miss in 2013, he spent a significant portion of his career in Nashville with positions of increasing responsibility with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. From 2008-2013, he served as VUMC’s director of pharmacy for education, drug policy, research and clinical pharmacy services within the Department of Pharmaceutical Services. During his time in Nashville, Dr. Gregory also contributed time to the Belmont College of Pharmacy External Advisory Committee.
In addition to his professional duties, Dr. Gregory also currently serves as an accreditation surveyor for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Workforce and Education Council. He received the 2009 University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, the 2011 Belmont University College of Pharmacy Professional Stewardship Award and the 1997 Vanderbilt Hospital Pharmacist of the Year Award, among other accolades.