Dr. Keith Learn

Dr. Keith Learn received his undergraduate degree at Penn State University and then went on to receive a Ph.D. from Drexel University, also located in Pennsylvania. He then furthered his education and gained experience doing post-doctoral work at Purdue University and Ohio State University.  

Dr. Learn’s areas of expertise include organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry.  He also holds an interest in synthetic methodology. Prior to teaching, he contributed 30 years of cardiovascular, neoplastic, and infectious disease research in the pharmaceutical industry where he helped establish drug discoveries.  

Dr. Learn joined the Chemistry Department at Appalachian in 2014 and enjoys fostering interest in the field while teaching young people. 


Title: Lecturer
Department: Chemistry

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7612

Office address
367-B GWH