GDNA Director: Dennis M. Troughton Sr., Pharm. D, R.PH.

dtroughton@gdna.ga.gov

-Graduated in 1986 Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy, member of Rho Chi and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies

-Licensed as an RPh in GA in 1986

-Worked in retail pharmacy until 1998, which included 7 years as owner of Professional Pharmacy in Kennesaw, GA

-Hired as a Special Agent with the GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency in 1998

-Earned GA Peace Officers (POST) Certification in March 1999

-Received Academic Award for Excellence for POST Training 153rd Session

-Returned to private pharmacy practice in 2004 managing Piedmont Apothecary

-General Manager for Kindred Pharmacy Services in Norcross, GA for 3 years between 2005 and 2008

-Returned as a special agent with GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency in 2008

-Appointed to Deputy Director of the GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency in April 2010

-Appointed to Director of the GA Drugs and Narcotics starting September 1, 2017