Office:  Clinical Practice Site/Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

4913 W. Reno   •   Oklahoma City, OK 73127

(Phone) 405.948.4900, ext. 494   •  (Fax)  405.948.4929

Melanie Claborn, Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Melanie Claborn, Pharm.D., BCACP

Educational Background:

DegreeInstitutionArea of Study
Pharm.D. Southwestern Oklahoma State University Pharmacy
Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System PGY1 Pharmacy Practice
Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System PGY2 Ambulatory Care


  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy, Fayetteville, AR
  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO), Fayetteville, AR
  • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) 

Scholarly Interests and Research Areas:

  • Evaluation of pharmacist provided disease management services including cardiovascular risk reduction, prevention of complications in diabetic patients, and anticoagulation therapy.
  • Development of patient education involving medication adherence

Courses Taught:

Pharmacotherapy III Pharm 5234
Pharmaceutical Care Lab V Pharm 5351
Pharmaceutical Care Lab VI Pharm 5361
APPE - Medicine Selective A Pharm 5954
APPE - Medicine Selective B Pharm 5964
APPE - Ambulatory Care Pharm 5994


  • Rho Chi Honor Society


  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy 
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • SWOSU APhA-ASP-Faculty Co-Advisor
  • Oklahoma Pharmacists Association
  • Oklahoma Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Association

The views and opinions expressed in these pages are strictly those of Melanie Claborn, Pharm.D., BCACP .   The content of these pages has not been reviewed or approved by Southwestern Oklahoma State University.