Professional Profile

Melissa Santibañez, Pharm.D., BCCCP

Photo Assistant Professor
Dept: Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 954-262-3125
Campus: Fort Lauderdale

Dr. Santibañez received her doctorate in pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in 2015. As a fourth-year pharmacy student she completed the 6-month Advanced Clinical Experience Program through Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, FL), an intensive program intended to prepare students for post-graduate residency training.

Dr. Santibañez completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL) in 2016, followed by a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City, NY) in 2017. Prior to joining the faculty at NSU COP in January 2021, she was an Assistant Professor at Larkin University College of Pharmacy (Miami, FL) for 3.5 years. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy with a clinical practice site focused on ICU outcomes at Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL).

Her research interests include hemostasis and reversal of anticoagulation, antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care unit, and pharmacist burnout.
Research Interests keywords:
critical care, hemostasis, reversal of anticoagulation, antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacist burnout, pharmacy advocacy

  [Back to College of Pharmacy Faculty/Staff list]