Brittany L. Melton

Brittany Melton
  • Associate Chair Pharmacy Practice - Lawrence
  • Professor
  • Department of Pharmacy Practice

Contact Info

University of Kansas Hospital, Room Wescoe 6012
Medical Center, Kansas City
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS: 4047, KS 66160


While working on her Ph.D., Brittany also earned the graduate certificate in survey research. She practiced in both hospital and community pharmacy settings prior to coming to KU. Melton joined the KU faculty in 2013.


Ph.D. in Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University, 2013, West Lafayette, IN
Pharm.D., Purdue University, 2009, West Lafayette, IN
B.S. in Pharmaceutical Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


Courses Taught

  • Health Care Systems

Selected Publications

Kiersma ME, Hagemeier N, Chen A, Melton B, Noureldin M, Plake K. A Graduate Student Mentoring Program to Develop Interest in Research. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012;76(6): Article 104.

Selected Presentations

Melton B, Seto T, Frazier S, Frederick D. From Practicality to Practitioner: a Perspective on Patient Safety. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 2013

Chen S, Zillich AJ, Melton BL, Saleem JJ, Johnson E, Weiner M, Russell SA, McManus MS, Doebbeling BN, Russ AL. "The Effect of Redesigned Computerized Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts on Medication Errors and Prescribing Efficiency" International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. New Orleans, Louisiana. May 2013

Melton BL, Russ AL, Carlstedt BC, Duke J, Zillich AJ. Development of Beers’ Criteria Clinical Decision Support System for a Computerized Order Entry System. AMIA Symposium Poster. Chicago, Illinois. November 2012

Melton BL, Zillich AJ, Saleem JJ, Russ AL, Tisdale JE, Overholser BR. Usability Testing to Refine a Pharmacogenomic-Guided Warfarin Clinical Decision Support System. AMIA Symposium Poster. Washington, D.C. October 2011


  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society