Brian L. Winbigler, PharmD ’14

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Brian Winbigler

Dr. Brian Winbigler, site manager of Alliance for Multispecialty Research (AMR)-Knoxville, received a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology from The University of Tennessee Knoxville, a Master of Business Administration from Lincoln Memorial University, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and completed a community pharmacy residency.

In his previous role as an Assistant Professor in the department of clinical pharmacy and translational science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Dr. Winbigler directed the Substance Use Disorders (SUD) elective and Substance Abuse, GI, and Nutrition module.

He currently works with the TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services as a Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist, providing training and education on SUD-related issues impacting TN. As a site manager for AMR he oversees operations at sites in Knoxville TN and New Orleans LA. Alongside his wife Jennifer Winbigler, MD they run Winbigler Medical providing tailored healthcare solutions.

Dr. Winbigler holds active membership in both state and national organizations including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Pharmacist Association, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and Tennessee Pharmacist Association (TPA) serving as vice-chair of the TPA Resolutions Committee. Dr. Winbigler is the recipient of both State and Federal funds for SUD-related research.

In the community, Dr. Winbigler volunteers and serves on the board for Harbours Gate and works with the Knox County Harm Reduction Coalition. These organizations provide educational opportunities and resources that address substance misuse prevention and treatment. He also serves on the Blount County Board of Health, Maryville City Schools Foundation, and is president of the UT Alumni Association Board of Governors. He bleeds orange, loves the outdoors and spends the summers on the lake and winters on the slopes.

Brian and his wife Jennifer live in Maryville TN and are the proud parents of three sons Max (12), Wyatt (9), and Ayres (4).