Here is the example:

If you have any questions, please email John Smith, Ph.D. (jsmith@email.com).

I don't think a period should follow the closed parenthesis, but the document that I was given does so.

  • Personally, I would write it: *Please email John Smith PhD - at jsmith@email.com.
    – WS2
    Sep 23, 2017 at 8:06
  • I would do as WS2 said but if in doubt consult either Debrett's Correct Form or preferably, a church-Bible type Webster's Dictionary. Sep 24, 2017 at 22:06

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Actually, the period should go inside the parenthesis if you are in the US.

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    – Spencer
    Jun 1, 2018 at 15:30

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