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Melvin Earl Liter

Melvin Earl Liter, American clinical pharmacist, consultant. Registered pharmacist Kentucky, Texas. Decorated Legion of Merit United States Army; recipient Mel Liter Clinical Pharmacist award, 1992.

Background

  • Liter, Melvin Earl was born on October 6, 1944 in Louisville. Son of Melvin Clifton and M. Bernice Liter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Kentucky College Pharmacy, 1968. Master of Science in Pharmacy magna cum laude, University of the Pacific College Pharmacy, 1984. Doctor of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific College of Pharmacy, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant chief pharmacy Harlan Appalachian Reg Hospital, Harlan, Kentucky, 1968—1969. Chief pharmacy Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, 1969—1970. Staff pharmacist/assistant chief Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio, 1970—1971, clinical pharmacist oncology, 1971—1975, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1975—1978.

      Chief oncology pharmacy Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, 1980—1983. Pharmacy residency Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1985, chief oncology pharmacy, 1985—1989, assistant chief pharmacy, 1986—1989. Chief pharmacy General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, 1989—1990.

      Adjunct associate professor University Kentucky College Pharmacy, Lexington, 1990—1994, adjunct professor, 1994—2001. Lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1970-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered pharmacist Kentucky, Texas.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional medical journals. Executive editor, editorial board member: Pharmacy Practice News, 2000-2002.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Society of Health System Pharmacists (reviewer). Member: Hawaii Society Hospital Pharmacists (vice president 1981, president 1982), Association Military Surgeons of the United States, American Association of College Pharmacists, Kentucky Society Health Systems Pharmacists, American Pharmaceutical Association, Rho Chi Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Square dance caller, line dance cuer, fishing, hunting, coin collecting/numismatics.

    Connections

    • Married Cherry Lynn Liter, August 15, 1965. Children: Michael Earl, Scott Gayton.
    • father: Melvin Clifton
    • mother: M. Bernice Liter
    • spouse: Cherry Lynn Liter
    • children: Michael Earl Liter
    • Scott Gayton Liter
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    Born October 6, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Kentucky College Pharmacy
    • 1984
      University of the Pacific College Pharmacy
    • 1984
      University of the Pacific College of Pharmacy
    • 1968 - 1969
      Assistant, chief pharmacy Harlan Appalachian Reg Hospital
      Harlan, Iowa, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      chief pharmacy Whitesburg ARH
      Whitesburg, Kentucky, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      staff pharmacist/assistant chief Brook Army Medical Center
      San Antonio, Texas, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      staff pharmacist/assistant chief Brook Army Medical Center
    • 1975 - 1978
      staff pharmacist/assistant chief Brook Army Medical Center
      Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      chief oncology pharmacy Tripler Army Medical Center
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1985
      pharmacy residency Letterman Army Medical Center
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      pharmacy residency Letterman Army Medical Center
    • 1989 - 1990
      chief pharmacy General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital
      Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, United States
    • 1990 - 1994
      adjunct associate, professor University Kentucky College Pharmacy
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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