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Patricia L Darbishire
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy
Purdue University, USA
Patti Darbishire is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director for the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Program at Purdue University. She teaches pharmacy practice, research-based independent study and experiential courses in the professional pharmacy program. She is a Service-Learning faculty fellow, faculty fellow with the Purdue Center for Instructional Excellence, and an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. She is an editorial board member for two peer-review journals, has published 18 peer reviewed articles on medications, disease states and experiential program development. She regularly gives national, state, and local presentations to pharmacists, healthcare providers and community organizations. Dr. Darbishire has received numerous awards and grants including Purdue Preceptor of the Year, assessment and engagement grants, as well as a HRSA grant to develop a comprehensive geriatric education program
Darbishire has developed clinical programs in community practice, ambulatory care, hospice care, and with underserved populations. Her research interests include medication management, community pharmacy operations, patient education and counseling, medication error prevention, medication adherence, as well as assessment methods and learning outcomes. She holds state and national certifications in several practice areas, including pharmaceutical care, diabetes management, and Medicare.