Brian A. Canaday, M.S.
Director of Academic Technology
Dean's Office
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  •   Smith Building, Room 342
  • School of Pharmacy - Dean's Office
    410 N 12th Street
    P.O. Box 980581
    Richmond, VA 23298-0581
  •  (804) 828-5428
Brian leads the Pharmacy Technology Team (Phartech) and is responsible for all long term technological objectives and goals for the School of Pharmacy. He works closely with each Phartech staff member to determine project plans and priorities and is responsible for making sure projects are implemented by their respective completion dates. Brian also works closely with faculty members on various committees to determine the academic technology needs of the School. He also serves on the University Technology committee which helps determine technological objectives, policies and procedures institution wide. Brian’s background is in application and database development with an emphasis on web programming. Brian has 9 years of experience in the Information Technology sector and has a Master of Science in Information Systems.

Area of Focus

  • Information Technology
  • Applications Development
  • Web Security
  • Database Development
  • Project Management


  • B.S., Physical Education (Chowan College)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Information Systems (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  • M.S., Information Systems (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Professional and Scholarly Interests

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Video Conference
  • Web Development And Design

Research Interests

  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Simulation