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consultant , clinical pharmacist

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.


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


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.


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.


  • Registered pharmacist Kentucky, Texas.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

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


Married Cherry Lynn Liter, August 15, 1965. Children: Michael Earl, Scott Gayton.

Melvin Clifton

M. Bernice Liter

Cherry Lynn Liter

Michael Earl Liter

Scott Gayton Liter