Sam Clinton Appointed CPHS Director of Continuing Education

Sam Clinton was appointed to Director of Continuing Education at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS). Clinton’s new responsibilities include heading the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) office. Her primary responsibilities will include assuring accreditation compliance, developing and implementing CPE programs, communicating with stakeholders, organizing and managing current CPE activities, and providing both on-site and remote support.
As director, Clinton will collaborate closely with the dean, the Office of Interprofessional Education, and CPHS continuing education officials to plan high-quality educational events. She will also oversee the CPE office and support staff, ensuring that accreditation criteria are followed and program options are enhanced.

Clinton joined Campbell in 2008 as a coordinator and eventually became the assistant director of Continuing Education, bringing over 20 years of experience in CE/CME accreditation and medical meeting organizing. She has several certificates, including Medical Meeting Professional, Healthcare Meeting Compliance, and Quality Event Planner, as well as a pharmacy technician certification.

Her accomplishments include managing two successful ACPE Continuing Education self-studies for CPHS and working as an ACPE accreditation field reviewer. She also served on the AOA and ACCME accreditation self-study committees at Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to joining Campbell, she was the Director of Continuing Medical Education at the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians.

“Clinton’s extensive background in continuing education, coupled with her proven leadership skills and dedication to excellence, make her exceptionally qualified for this promotion,” said Dr. Jeff Mercer, Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

“Her inventive approach and commitment to high standards have continuously improved our educational offerings and facilitated our community’s professional development. We are optimistic that with her guidance, the CPE Office will prosper and grow its influence.”

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