Shane P. Desselle, RPh, PhD, FAPhA
Drug Development Expert | Instructor
Shane P. Desselle, PhD, FAPhA received his B.S. in pharmacy and PhD in health care administration from University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has an extensive academic career, including serving as department chair, associate dean, and Dean. He also 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. He also co-edits the leading pharmacy management textbook, worldwide. 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.