Kathy Nugent, Ph.D.
Program Director and Assistant Professor
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.