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George (Trey) H. Turner, MA, BScPharm, RPh

Assistant Professor Emeritus

George (Trey) Turner serves as interim Lead Faculty for the Clinical Research Management specialty in the MSN Program. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy at Auburn University and a Master of Arts in Health Facility Management at Webster University (St. Louis, MO and Denver, CO). Mr. Turner is a U.S. Army veteran. While in the military, he served as director of Pharmacy Services and as a clinical pharmacist at hospitals and medical centers across the United States and in the Far East. He has served as an IRB member at three tertiary care teaching medical centers. At Duke University Medical Center, he served continuously as an IRB member from 2000 to 2009.

Trey Turner has had extensive training and experience in pharmaceutical project management and regulatory affairs. As a senior military officer, he served as Director of the Pharmaceutical Project Management Division at the U.S. Army Medical Material Development Agency and as Chief of the Regulatory Affairs Office for the Department of Defense at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command. Prior to coming to Duke University, Mr. Turner worked as a clinical research scientist and clinical trials manager in the pharmaceutical research industry at Cato Research in Durham, North Carolina.

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science in Nursing Program

Education

  • MA - Webster University

Research Interests

Industry based drug development
Clinical trial design, execution and management
Research regulatory affairs

Awards and Honors

  • 1993 || Leadership A ward, South Puget Sound Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • 1993 || Legion of Merit, U.S. Army
  • 1992 || Meritorious Unit Citation, 47 Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army
  • 1992 || Army Commendation Medal, Third Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1991 || Southwest Asia Medal (3 awards), U.S. Army
  • 1988 || Army Commendation Medal, Second Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1987 || Meritorious Service Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1981 || Meritorious Service Medal
  • 1974 || Army Commendation Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1972 || Army Commendation Medal

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Research Management
  • Pharmacology

Representative Publications

  • 2000 -- Dren, A. T. and Turner, G. H. The drug development process: Challenges, changes, and careers. Part I. ADVANCE for Nurses. 2000 2(20); 20-22
  • 2000 -- Dren, A. T. and Turner, G. H. The drug development process: Challenges, changes, and careers. Part II. ADVANCE for Nurses. 2000 2(21); 18-28
  • 1991 -- PubMed # : 2029003 Turner 3rd, G. H. and Lobner, T. and Patrick, J. Pharmaceutical services required during setup of an Army combat support hospital. Am J Hosp Pharm. 48(3); 533-5

Grant Funding (Selected)

  • Innovation in Nursing Education and Technology,

    Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)
    1D80-HP11272-01-00
    01/2009 to 12/2011
    Role: Program faculty

    The major goals are to infuse innovative education technologies in three nursing education programs in three universities in North Carolina.

  • TIP-NEP Technology Integration Program for Nursing Education and Practice

    Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)
    1U1-KHP07713-01-00
    09/2006 to 08/2011
    Role: Program faculty

    The major goal is to establish a center of excellence in technology for education and practice.

  • Clinical Research Management Program for Nurses

    Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)
    D09-HP07350-02
    07/2006 to 06/2009
    Role: Program faculty

    The major goal of this project is to develop interactive case scenarios for on-line teaching.