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Melanie Claborn, Pharm.D., BCACP

Melanie Claborn, Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor

Department:    Department of Pharmacy Practice

Office:    Clinical Practice Site/Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
                4913 W. Reno
               Oklahoma City, OK 73127
Phone:   405.948.4900, ext. 494     Fax: 405.948.4929
E-mail:   melanie.claborn@swosu.edu     

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Degree Institution Area of Study
Pharm.D. Southwestern Oklahoma State University Pharmacy
Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System PGY1 Pharmacy Practice
Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System PGY2 Ambulatory Care

EXPERIENCE:

  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy, Fayetteville, AR
  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO), Fayetteville, AR
  • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) 

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS AND RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Evaluation of pharmacist provided disease management services including cardiovascular risk reduction, prevention of complications in diabetic patients, and anticoagulation therapy.
  • Development of patient education involving medication adherence

COURSES TAUGHT:

Pharmacotherapy III Pharm 5234
Pharmaceutical Care Lab V Pharm 5351
Pharmaceutical Care Lab VI Pharm 5361
APPE - Medicine Selective A Pharm 5954
APPE - Medicine Selective B Pharm 5964
APPE - Ambulatory Care Pharm 5994

HONORS:

  • Rho Chi Honor Society

SERVICE:

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy 
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • SWOSU APhA-ASP-Faculty Co-Advisor
  • Oklahoma Pharmacists Association
  • Oklahoma Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Association