SHANE P. DESSELLE, RPH, PHD, FAPHA, DRUG DEVELOPMENT EXPERT
Shane P. Desselle received his B.S. in pharmacy and PhD in health care administration from University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is President of Applied Pharmacy Solutions, a research company aimed at finding solutions regarding prescription drug benefit design, labor economics, and patient medication adherence interventions. He has 80 peer-reviewed publications and is the founder and chief editor of the international peer-reviewed journal, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, which has the highest Impact Factor score of any journal in pharmacy. Dr. Desselle has been consulted for many projects for pharmaceutical manufacturers and professional and philanthropic organizations, including studies related to prescription drug advertising, selecting appropriate migraine headache therapy, and patient understanding of Medicare Part D benefits. Dr. Desselle won the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Sustained Contribution in Pharmaceutical Social and Administrative Sciences Award in 2019 in recognition of his research, teaching, and service in pharmacy education. In 2020, he co-authored a manuscript earning the Wiederholt Award for best paper published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association that year.