Annette Simmons MBA, CPhT
Program Chair and Instructor

Ms. Simmons graduated magna cum laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management, and also earned her MBA from East Carolina University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Education, with a focus on Career & Technical Education, at Old Dominion University. She has been a pharmacy technician for over 20 years, including retail, hospital, home health and outpatient oncology settings. She has been certified by the Pharmacy Technology Certification Board since 2003, and registered as a Pharmacy Technician in the state of North Carolina since 1998.

She began teaching in 2011, as the founding program chair of the pharmacy technology program at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. She is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technician Educators' Council, North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, and the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Pharmacy Technicians.

Ms. Simmons enjoys yoga, traveling to tropical locales, cheering for her son in football and basketball.