Melissa J. Durham

Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM, APh, BCACP, DAIPM

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy

Research Topics

  1. Pain management
  2. Travel medicine
  3. Educational interventional research
  4. Community pharmacy practice
  5. Interprofessional education

Contact Information


PharmD, 2007-USC School of Pharmacy
Residency in Community Pharmacy Practice,2008-USC School of Pharmacy
Masters, Academic Medicine, 2014-Keck School of Medicine of USC

Melissa J. Durham


Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM, APh, BCACP, DAIPM is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree then completed a residency in Community Pharmacy Practice, both at USC. She also holds a Master's degree in Academic Medicine from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Areas of clinical expertise include ambulatory care practice and community pharmacy-based patient care programs, pain management, and travel medicine. Dr. Durham has established a pharmacist-run pain medication management clinic at the USC Pain Center, where she precepts PharmD students as well as ambulatory care and community pharmacy practice residents. She is board-certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, and is a Diplomat of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management.

At the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Durham coordinates courses and teaches in a variety of subject areas, including pharmacy practice and professionalism and pain management. Dr. Durham is very involved in the expansion and development of interdisciplinary educational programs in the health sciences, and has a passion for leadership development among health professional students. She has given numerous presentations and presented papers on the subjects of pain management, travel medicine, leadership, and health professional education.

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