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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 1, 2011

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Tennessee 001-33637 62-1765329
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 950, Nashville, Tennessee   37203
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (615) 255-0068

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Election of Joey Jacobs to the Board of Directors
On January 6, 2011, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing that Joey Jacobs has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Jacob’s compensation for his services as a director will be consistent with that of the Company’s other non-employee directors. The Company has summarized the compensation it provides to its non-employee directors in its most recent Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 22, 2010. Other than with respect to compensation, there are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Jacobs and any other person pursuant to which he was elected as a director. Mr. Jacobs does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any party with respect to any transaction with the Company, as defined under Regulation S-K Item 404(a). Mr. Jacobs has not been appointed to any committee of the Board of Directors.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

99.1 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. Press Release dated January 6, 2011


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.
January 6, 2011   By:   David L. Lowrance
        Name: David L. Lowrance
        Title: CFO

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. Press Release dated January 6, 2011