Adam Persky

Clinical Professor

Adam Persky is featured in the ACUE module: Promoting a Civil Learning Environment.

Persky is a Clinical Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. He teaches Physiology and Pharmacokinetics and has received several of the school’s teaching awards, including Best Overall Instructor.

Persky was named an Atlantic Coast Conference Teaching Scholar during the program’s inaugural year (2009–2010). He has published articles on teaching and learning, is the Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and is on the editorial board for College Teaching. He has given numerous workshops across the country on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning.

Persky earned his BS in Biology from Purdue University. He holds an MS in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Florida. He did an industry-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and GlaxoSmithKline.