Ronald A. DeBellis, M.S., Ed.D.



Ed.D., Higher Education (Health Care, Health Care Policy), Nova Southeastern University
M.S., Health Care Administration, College of St. Francis
B.S., Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Courses Taught

The following is a list of courses that Dr. DeBellis has taught during his academic career:

Introductory to Pharmacy Practice
Advanced Pharmacy Practice
Pharmaceutics Lecture and Laboratory
Over The Counter Drugs
Professional Pharmacy Practice Laboratory
Health Care & Health Care Policy
Ethics in Health Care
Medical Terminology
History of Pharmacy
Special Topics in Health Care

Research Interests

Health care and health care education: access, availability, elder affairs, health care workforce, administration and personnel issues, parapharmaceuticals, community pharmacy practice, higher education issues: admissions and admission processes, diversity, curriculum development, institutional planning and development, academic administration and institutional research administration.

Selected Publications

Keough, K., DeBellis, R.A. “The facts about collaborative drug therapy management.” Worcester Medicine (2006): 70 (1) 10.

DeBellis, R.A., Mack, E. “An investigation of Institutional Research Administration     Infrastructure in Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy.”  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2004).

Couris, R.R., DeBellis, R.A., Tataronis, G., Dwyer, J.T., and Blumberg, J.B. “Drug-nutrient interactions” U.S. Pharmacist (1998): 37-40.

Couris, R.R., DeBellis, R.A. Tataronis, G., Dwyer, J.T., and Blumberg, J.T. “Drug-nutrient interactions: Family medicine residents versus graduating pharmacy students.” Journal of the American College of Nutrition (1997): 2(1) 13-15.

Associate Dean of Student Academic Support
Department of Pharmacy Practice