Pharmaceutical Education & Research Center (PERC)

About the Center

The Pharmaceutical Education & Research Center (PERC) provides Campbell University students majoring in Pharmaceutical Sciences an extensive hands-on, laboratory-based education with a graduate-level innovative and challenging research experience utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and analytical instrumentation. This applied knowledge prepares the students as a well-trained future workforce for the pharmaceutical industry.

PERC’s experienced faculty and staff offer a variety of high-quality and timely services focused on pre-formulation, preclinical analytical research, and small-scale manufacturing. PERC recognizes and commits to on-time project delivery with the highest quality. We look forward to working with you.


David Eagerton
Executive Director
(910) 893-1696

Mali Gupta
(910) 893-1694
(800) 760-9697 ext. 1694

Mali Gupta has over forty years of management experience in the areas of quality, GMP compliance, facility qualification, and manufacturing operations of small to large cosmetic, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies including CROs.

Paul R. Johnson
QC/Analytical R&D Lab Manager
(910) 814-4348
(800) 760-9697 ext. 4348

Paul Johnson has 30 years of experience in medicinal and analytical chemistry. He worked in Pharmaceutical and Analytical Development in the pharmaceutical industry for 16 years and has extensive experience with HPLC method development and Preformulation/API characterization.

Scott Staton
Operations & Formulation Manager
(910) 814-4346
(800) 760-9697 ext. 4346

Scott Staton has 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical formulation development. He has extensive history in sterile formulation development, semi-solid & solid-dosage formulations, and novel drug delivery systems.