Karleen T. Melody, PharmD

Karleen T. Melody PharmD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy


BS (Shippensburg University)

PharmD (University of Pittsburgh)

Research Interests

  • Transitions of care in a community pharmacy
  • Medication therapy management



Dr. Karleen Melody is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration. She has established clinical practice sites at SunRay Drugs, an independent pharmacy, and Sayre Health Center, a federally qualified health center, both in the West Philadelphia area. Clinical services that she provides include medication therapy management, disease state management and immunizations.

Dr. Melody received a Bachelor’s of Science in biology at Shippensburg University and earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She then went on to complete a community pharmacy practice residency at Kerr Health and South Carolina College of Pharmacy, in Charleston, SC.

Dr. Melody teaches in Laboratory and Case Studies, Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Non-prescription Therapeutics, and Care for the Patient with Diabetes. She also serves as a Community and Ambulatory Care APPE preceptor.

She is an active member of state and national pharmacy organizations, including the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), and the American Pharmacist Association (APhA), for which she is an advisor for.


Contact Information

Office location: Griffith Hall, Room 118
Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215-596-7208

k [dot] melody [at] usciences [dot] edu