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Melissa  S.  Medina , Ed.D

Professor, Associate Dean of Assessment & Evaluation, and Director of Preparing Future Faculty (OUHSC Graduate College)

Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences

Phone (405) 271-6484  x47299
Fax (405) 271-3830
Office   CPB 134
Email Melissa-Medina@ouhsc.edu

Research Summary

My main research initiatives involve educational research and the scholarship of teaching with the goal of evaluating the impact of teaching methods on student learning outcomes. Some examples of my research efforts are related to:
  1. Team-based learning
  2. Case-based learning
  3. Problem solving
  4. Leadership styles

Education & Experience

Education

  • Doctor of Education, Learning, Cognition, and Development, Rutgers Univ. Graduate School of Education, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2006
  • Master of Education, Educational Psychology, Rutgers Univ. Graduate School of Education, New Brunswick, NJ, May 1996

Teaching Experience

  • Student Instruction
    Course Coordinator, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Preparing Future Faculty Program - BMSC 6202 & BMSC 6300 - Teaching Certificate Program
  • Lecturer in:
    P4 Senior Seminar - PHAR 7970 (P4); Clinical Communications - PHAR 7724 (P2); Pharmacy Practice I and 2 (P1)

Faculty Development and Instruction

    • College of Pharmacy Teaching
      • New Faculty Teaching Development Program
      • Educational Methods and Teaching Workshops
      • Peer evaluation of teaching service
      • Exam proctoring certification program
    • OUHSC Campus Teaching
      • OUHSC Faculty Leadership Program
      • Teaching and Assessment workshops
    • Resident Teaching
      • PGYI and II Resident Teaching Certificate Program
      • Resident Rounds Teaching Series

Honors & Service

HONORS
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Assessment Award, 2012.
  • The University of Oklahoma President's Associates Presidential Professorship, April 2012.
  • OUHSC College of Pharmacy Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award, April 2008.
  • OUHSC College of Pharmacy P4 Class Teacher of the Year, April 2008 and April 2009.
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations in Teaching Award 2007.
  • Teacher Excellence Award Recipient (Teacher of the Year), University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, April 2005.
  • Convocation Speaker, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy Class of 2002, May 11, 2002.
  • Outstanding Faculty Member, Phi Lambda Sigma Award, 2000-2001, 2001-2002 and 2004-2005
  • Rutgers University Kappa Delta Pi Dissertation Proposal of the Year 2004.

SERVICE

  • AACP Chair-elect, Women's Faculty SIG 2013-2014
  • Chair, CAPE (Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education) Outcomes Revisions Committee, April 2012 to July 2013
  • Chair, AACP Academic Affairs Committee, July 2011 to July 2012
  • Chair, AACP Inaugural Assessment SIG, July 2009 to July 2012
  • Co-Chair, Doctor of Pharmacy Accreditation Self-Study and Site visit, July 2010 to September 2011
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Recognition of Teaching Excellence Task Force.
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Institutional Research and Assessment Committee.
  • University of Oklahoma Education Grand Rounds (EGR) co-chair
  • University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy Phi Lambda Sigma - Alpha Epsilon Chapter Co-Advisor
  • University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy Assessment Committee
  • University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee
  • Selected Publications & Presentations

    1. Medina MS, Conway SE, Davis-Maxwell TS, Webb R. The impact of a deliberate problem-solving feedback on students' problem solving skill development during team-based learning activities. Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77(9): Article 189.
    2. Medina MS, Plaza CM, Stowe CD, Robinson ET, DeLander G, Beck DE, Melchert RB, Supernaw RB, Roche VF, Gleason BL, Strong MN, Bain A, Meyer GE, Dong BJ, Rochon J, Johnston P. Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE) 2013 educational outcomes. Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77(8): Article 162.
    3. Medina MS, Plaza CM, Stowe CD, Robinson ET, DeLander G, Beck DE, Melchert RB, Supernaw RB, Roche VF, Gleason BL, Strong MN, Bain A, Meyer GE, Dong BJ, Rochon J, Johnston P. Report of the 2012-2013 Academic Affairs standing committee: Revising the Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE) educational outcomes 2013. Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77(8): Article SB.
    4. Farland MZ, Sicat BL, Franks AS, Pater KS, Medina MS, Persky AM. Best practices for implementing team-based learning in pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77(8): Article 177.
    5. Medina MS, Britton ML, Letassy NA, Dennis V, Draugalis JR. Incremental development of an integrated assessment method for the professional curriculum. Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77 (6): Article 122.
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