Jim Lyon: Pharm. D., Lecturer

Jim Lyon, Clinical Research Graduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Jim Lyon is clinical pharmacist with over 40 years of experience in the clinical research industry. He serves as a lecturer in clinical research program as well as an online instructor for undergraduate and graduate courses in clinical research and nursing. He began as a part-time lecturer in the School of Nursing in 2005, and was hired full-time in 2011.

Lyon brings with him a wealth of experience from past clinical positions including his role as the Senior Director at AAI Pharma, Inc. for an 88-bed Phase I unit and Vice President, Clinical Research, COO for PPDs Clinical Research Unit. He also served as the president of his own consulting firm where he was a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry. Lyon is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy.


  • 1974, Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan
  • 1972, BS, Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interest(s)

  • Bioequivalence
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Infectious Diseases

View Jim Lyon's Curriculum Vitae