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Melissa S. Medina, Ed.D.
Melissa S. Medina, Ed.D.

Melissa S. Medina is the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Evaluation at the College of Pharmacy and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences and at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. At Rutgers University in New Jersey, Melissa earned her bachelorís degree in experimental psychology and masterís and doctorate degree in educational psychology.

After teaching for three years at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, Melissa joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in August 2000 and coordinates several teaching methods courses and teaching certificate programs for faculty, residents, and graduate and professional students nationally, across campus, and within the College of Pharmacy. She also serves as the Director of Preparing Future Faculty for the University of Oklahoma Graduate College where she coordinates a year-long teaching methods course for graduate students and post-docs. She is an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy serving in roles such as the Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee (2011-2012), inaugural Assessment SIG chair (2009-2011), the Womenís Faculty SIG Communications Chair (2010-2011), and a member of the Teaching Excellence Task Force (2009-2010).