Dr. Keith Learn


  • Ph.D. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • B.S. Penn State University, Centre County, PA

Professional Experience:

  • Dr. Learn joined the Chemistry Department at Appalachian in 2014 and enjoys fostering interest in the field while teaching young people.
  • Post-doctoral work at Purdue University and Ohio State University  
  • 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’s areas of expertise include organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry.  He also holds an interest in synthetic methodology. 

Title: Lecturer
Department: Chemistry

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7612

Office address
GWH 367-B