Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Director, Science in Motion
Hoyt Science Resource Center, Room 370
B.S. in Chemistry
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (Formerly Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
Ph.D. in Chemistry specializing in Biochemistry
University of Delaware
Chair, Department of Chemistry (July 2008 to present)
Chairman of a seven-member ACS approved department at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA.
Director, Science in Motion (July 2008 to present)
A science outreach program at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. This program is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania taking turn-key laboratory eaxperiences to area secondary and elementary schools and supports education in biology, chemistry, physics and elementary classrooms.
Chair, Medical Professions Advisory Committee (January 2001 to June 2006)
Chairman of inter-disciplinary committee at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA supervising and assisting pre-health profession majors.
Head of Department of Physical Sciences (August 1993 to June 1996)
Head of an interdisciplinary department at Arkansas Tech University. in Russellville, AR comprised of six chemists, two geologists, and four physicists. Duties include curriculum development, course scheduling, budget management, and evaluation of staff for promotin and tenure.
Sherwood, T.A.; Smith, P.M. Synthesis and Evaluation of Inhibitors for Mushroom Tyrosinase. in The Integrated Chemistry Lab; Basu, P.; Johnson, M.E., Eds.; DEStech Publications, Inc.: Lancaster, PA, submitted by invitation.
Sherwood, T. A.; Alphin, R. L.; Saylor, W. W.; White III, H. B. Folate Metabolism and Deposition in Eggs by Laying Hens; Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 307, 66-72, 1993.
White III, H. B.; Nuwaysir, E. F.; Komara, S. P.; Anderson, D. A.; Chang, S.-J.; Sherwood, T. A.; Alphin, R. L.; Saylor, W. W. Effect of Riboflavin-Binding Protein Deficiency on Riboflavin Metabolism in the Laying Hen, Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 295, 29-34, 1992.
Abrams, V. A. M.; Bush, L.; Kennedy, T.; Schrieber Jr., R. W.; Sherwood, T. A.; White III, H. B. Vitamin-Transport Proteins in Alligator Eggs, Comp. Biochem. Phys., 93B, 291-297, 1989.
Integration of GC-MS into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Hirtzel Foundation: June 2004, $100,000.
Integrated Guided-Inquiry Laboratories with the Use of HPLC
NSF – CCLI grant: August 2003, $106,889.
Diode Array Spectroscopy
Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh College Equipment Grant: June 2001, $13,739.