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Portrait of Teresa DeLellis

Teresa DeLellis, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP

Chair of the Dept of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Dr. DeLellis joined Manchester University after completing a combined PGY1-2 in geriatrics and a faculty development fellowship at UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, PA.  She is originally from Michigan and received her PharmD from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.  Her didactic instruction responsibilities primarily center around geriatrics, transitions of care, and patient safety within the pharmacy curriculum, and pharmacy principles in Manchester’s Master of Athletic Training program.  She also precepts an APPE acute care rotation at her practice site of Dupont Hospital, where she has a geriatric transition of care practice and leads the development of geriatric and care transition programs and accreditations for the hospital. 

Dr. DeLellis' current research interests include the effect of epigenetics on pharmacogenomic considerations for geriatric patients; polypharmacy and deprescribing; older adult falls reduction programs; development and evaluation of pharmacist practice models in geriatrics and care transitions; and interprofessional collaboration between pharmacists and athletic trainers.  Dr. DeLellis is an engaged member of several professional and community organizations, and holds leadership roles in the American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy, Indiana Pharmacists Alliance, Allen County TRIAD, LEARN Resource Center, northeast Indiana Trauma Regional Advisory Committee, and the Foundation for Arts and Music in Elementary Education (FAME).