NugentKathy       Kathy Nugent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
1705 University Blvd.
SHPB 478
Birmingham, AL  35294
  Dr. Kathy Nugent is a Senior biotechnology executive with over 20 years of healthcare industry experience. Dr.
Nugent specializes in providing senior counsel to companies focused on pharmaceutical discovery and development.
Specifically, she provides strategic guidance in the areas of financial, scientific and regulatory communications,
product launches and crisis management.

Dr. Nugent also serves as the current President of the Biotechnology Association of Alabama. In this role, Dr. Nugent
interacts with state biotechnology companies, affiliated organizations, economic development allies, academia, and
state government officials. Dr. Nugent was an adjunct professor at the City University of New York, Hunter College,
Baruch College and Medgar Evers College.

Dr. Nugent earned her Ph.D. in biopsychology at the City University of New York and completed a post-doctoral
fellowship in Pharmacology at the Weill-Cornell Medical College.