Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM, APh

Expert in pain management, opioid risk and harm reduction, the U.S. opioid epidemic, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and wellness

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

USC School of Pharmacy


  • Pain management, opioid risk and harm reduction, the U.S. opioid epidemic
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Wellness
  • Pain management
  • Chronic disease state management
  • Community pharmacy practice
  • Health professional education
  • Interprofessional education
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Additional Information

  • Established a pharmacist-run pain medication management clinic at the USC Pain Center
  • Numerous presentations and papers on pain management and the U.S. Opioid Crisis
  • Facilitates and oversees all Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming and initiatives at the USC School of Pharmacy
  • Leads “Project Wellness,” the USC School of Pharmacy Wellness Program
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California
  • Residency in Community Pharmacy Practice from USC
  • Master of Academic Medicine degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC

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