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Ellen M. Schellhase
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 317-880-5403
Fax: 317-880-0568
2000 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center 1999 PharmD, Purdue University

Her research interests are focused on global health, service learning, and intercultural training. 


HONR 299, Journey from Apathy to E.M.P.A.T.H.E.

CLPH 490, Intercultural Empathy 

CLPH 457, Pharmaceutical Care in Developing Countries

PHRM 820, 821, 840, 841, 860, 861, Pharmacy Practice Laboratory

PHRM 825, Integrated Pharmacotherapy I

PHRM 880, Purdue Kenya Program APPE Rotation

Honors and Credentials

Teach for Tomorrow Faculty Fellow

The Engagement Scholarship/W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Award, Purdue Kenya Program

Purdue University Corps of Engagement Award, Purdue Kenya Program Team

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Best Practices in Health-System Pharmacy

Purdue University Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellow

Representative Publications

1. Chang AC, Miller ML, Schellhase E. Expansion of Pharmacy Student’s Involvement in Global Health. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement. (Accepted)

2. Hoyos MA, Tomlin CH, Miller ML, Schellhase E, Pastakia S, Kimani S, Mercer T. Student Pharmacists and Street Children: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement. (Accepted)

3. Caligiuri F, Miller M, Schellhase E. Criteria for Evaluation Global Health Partnerships in Colleges of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. Accepted for publication Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages 441-451.

4. Karwa R, Miller M, Schellhase E, Crowe S, Thikirwa D. International Pharmaceutical Federation. Transforming Our Workforce. Workforce Development and Education: Systems, Tools, and Navigation. Purdue Kenya Partnership Case Report. Available at:

5. Grzesiak KM, Vargo CA, Schellhase EM, Miller ML, Karwa R, Pastakia SD, Jakait B. (2016) Learning to Sew: A Student Pharmacist’s Service-Learning Experience. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement. 2016; 3(1). Article 13. DOI:10.5703/1288284316175

6. Miller ML, Karwa R, Schellhase EM, Pastakia SD, Crowe S, Manji I, Jakait B, Maina M. Meeting the Needs of Underserved Patients in Western Kenya by Creating the Next Generations of Global Health Leaders. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016;80(2) Article 22. DOI: 10.5688/ajpe80222

7. Tomlin CR, Miller ML, Schellhase EM, New G, Karwa R, Ouma MN. Assessing Reverse Culture Shock Following an International Pharmacy Practice Experience. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 6 (2014) 106-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2013.09.015

8. Schellhase EM, Miller ML, Ogallo W, Pastakia SD. Pharmaceutical Care in Kenya: An Elective Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2013;77(3):63-67. DOI: 10.5688/ajpe77360

9. Schellhase EM, Liu E, Pastakia S, Wenthur C, Murawski M, Jakait B, Wasike P. The Development of Care-Focused Adherence-Tracking Dispensing Database for HIV Care in a Resource-Constrained Setting. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research 2013;4(1):63-67. DOI: 10.1111/jphs.12002

10. Strother RW, Rao KV, Gregory KM, Jakait B, Busakhala N, Schellhase EM, Pastakia S, Krzyzanowska M, Loehrer P. The Oncology Pharmacy in Cancer Care Delivery in a Resource-Constrained Setting in Western Kenya. Journal of Oncology in Pharmacy Practice 2012 Dec;18(4);406-16. DOI: 10.1177/1078155211434852