Shane Desselle, PhD
Shane Desselle, RPh, PhD, FAPhA
Professor & Dean (Full-time)
Shane Desselle, R.Ph., Ph.D., FAPhA is Dean and Professor at California Northstate University College of Pharmacy.
He received his B.S. in Pharmacy and Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and began his faculty career at Long Island University Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy.
He then moved on to become Professor and Director of Assessment & Educational Strategies at Duquesne University's Mylan School of Pharmacy. where he won School and University-level teaching and research awards before becoming Associate Dean and Chair at the College of Pharmacy of the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Desselle's research
interests are in pharmacy faculty quality of worklife and productivity, pharmacy technician labor supply, pharmacists' roles in the management of migraine, and direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medications.
has published over 60 original research articles and over 100 conference presentations.
co-authored Getting Adjusted as a New Pharmacy Faculty Member and co-edits Pharmacy Management: Essentials for All Practice Settings.
He is founder and editor of Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy and has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and American Journal for Pharmaceutical Education.
Dr. Desselle served as Chair for American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy's (AACP's) Social and Administrative Sciences section, Chair for AACP Council of Sections, and currently is a member of the AACP Board of Trustees.
recently shared responsibility to create a nationwide mentoring program of social and administrative pharmaceutical scientists through AACP
and has developed department- and College-wide mentoring program.
chaired a task force on pharmacy faculty workforce, which produced a peer-reviewed special report on pharmacy faculty quality of worklife.
has taught courses in health care systems, health care economics, social/behavioral pharmacy, research methods, and pharmacy management.