Patricia L. (Patti) Darbishire

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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice


2004 PharmD, Purdue University
1985 BS, Pharmacy, Purdue University
1982 BS, Biology and Chemistry minor, Illinois State University
1979 AS, Journalism, Danville Area Community College


Experiential Learning, Community Pharmacy Practice, Medication Adherence, Medication Safety, IPE


PHRM 822 Pharmacy Skills and Patient Counseling

PHRM 842 Community Pharmacy IPPE

PHRM 862 Institutional Pharmacy IPPE

PHRM 820-861 Professional Program Laboratories

PHRM 490, Peer Mentoring and Assessment, Safety and Service-Learning 

PHRM 495, Independent Research 

Honors and Credentials

Teaching for Tomorrow Senior Mentor Award

IMPACT, Senior Mentor

Center for Instructional Excellence Faculty Fellowship

Purdue Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellow

Editor, Purdue Journal of Service Learning and International Engagement

Pharmaceutical Care Certification

Clinical Practice

Ismail Center Hypertension Clinic

Representative Publications

  1. Rabokof I, Walters K, Darbishire PL. Improving healthcare students’ ability to communicate through development of a mobile application. Purdue Journal of Service Learning and International Engagement. 2017;4(1) Article 1155.
  2. Noureldin M, Anderson C, Darbishire PL. Safety and service-learning – engaging pharmacy students in improving patient safety in the community. Purdue Journal of Service Learning and International Engagement. 2017; 4(1):Article 1160. 
  3. Devine P and Darbishire PL. National trends in IPPE programs over the last 5 years. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2015;79(3):Article 39.
  4. Darbishire PL, Development of cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator therapies. Journal of Developing Drugs. 2012;1(4). doi: 10.4172/jdd.1000e117.
  5. Darbishire PL, Plake KS, Keirsma ME, White JL. An innovative introductory pharmacy practice experience on improving medication adherence. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012;76(3):Article 42.
  6. Helms S, Ni FZ, Darbishire* PL, Fructose malabsorption: A possible factor in functional bowel disorders. US Pharmacist. 2011;36(12):41-44.
  7. Keirsma* ME, Plake KS, Darbishire PL. Patient safety instruction in US health professional education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2011;75(8): Article 162.
  8. Helms SL, Ni FZ, Darbishire* PL. COPD: investigating the gender paradigm shift. US Pharmacist. 2011;36(9):HS-30-HS-34.
  9. Gorbach CM, Darbishire* PL, Shepler* BM. Dialysis concepts: a review for clinical pharmacists. U.S. Pharmacist. 2011;36(6)67-74 (2 hour CE article).
  10. Chen* JT, Darbishire* PL, Plake* KS. Assessing student perceptions of the underserved at a federally qualified health center. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2010;2(4):248-254

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