Specialty Council on Psychiatric Pharmacy

2019 Members

Sheila Botts, PharmD, FCCP, BCPP {Chair}
2015Psych_BottsBotts is the Chief of Clinical Pharmacy Research and Academic Affairs at Kaiser Permanente-Colorado. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente in 2011, she served on the faculty of the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy and directed the ASHP accredited residency training program in Psychiatric Pharmacy at the Lexington VA Medical Center. Botts completed her B.S. in Chemistry at Centre College in Danville Kentucky and her PharmD at the University of Kentucky. She completed a specialty residency and 2-year clinical sciences research fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and San Antonio State Hospital.

Kelly C. Lee, PharmD, M.A.S., BCPP, FCCP {Vice-Chair}
2015Psych_LeeLee is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Assessment and Accreditation at the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Lee received her PharmD from UCSF and Master of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at UCSD. She completed a PGY1 Residency in Pharmacy Practice and a 2-year fellowship in Behavioral Health Sciences at UCSF. She is Director of PGY2 Residency in Psychiatric Pharmacy at UCSD and practices under a Collaborative Practice Agreement with prescribing privileges.

Jeannine M. Conway, PharmD, BCPS
2015Psych_ConwayJeannine M. Conway is the Associate Dean for Professional Education as well as an Associate Professor in the department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (ECP), College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota. She provides clinical pharmacist services in an adult epilepsy clinic and the interprofessional comprehensive facial pain clinic at the University of Minnesota. She received her BS in pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Minnesota and completed a fellowship in neuropharmacology. Her interests include anticonvulsant pharmacokinetics and educating future pharmacists and neurologists how to best optimize pharmacotherapy.

Bethany DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP
DiPaula is a Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Pharmacy and is the Director of the University of Maryland PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency and Director of Pharmacy at Springfield Hospital Center. She received her PharmD and completed an ASHP-accredited Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency with the University of Maryland Baltimore. She provides collaborative drug therapy management services for patients with substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders.

Julie Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP
Dopheide is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and Keck School of Medicine. Dopheide provides care for children and adults at Los Angeles County+USC’s inpatient psychiatric service and consults at the pediatric psychiatry clinic while supervising residents and students. Dopheide is the program director for the PGY2 psychiatric residency and she supervises the PGY2 resident in the provision of CMM at a skid-row safety net clinic. Dopheide completed her PharmD at the University of Nebraska and a psychiatric pharmacy residency at USC.

Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM, BCACP, DAIPM

Durham is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, completed a residency in Community Pharmacy Practice, and has earned her Master’s degree in Academic Medicine, all from USC. Durham is a clinical pharmacist at the USC Pain Center in the Department of Anesthesiology, where she established a pharmacist-run pain medication management service. She is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist and a Diplomat of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management.

Kelly Gable, PharmD, BCPP

Gable is an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy.  She received her B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and PharmD from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. She completed a specialty residency in Psychiatric Pharmacy at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy.  She practices at a Federally Qualified Health Center in St. Louis, Missouri, with focus areas that include adult behavioral health, motivational interviewing, and mental health care for the homeless.

Eugene Makela, PharmD, BCPP
Makela is Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Mental Health at the VA Medical Center, Asheville, North Carolina. Formerly he was Associate Professor, West Virginia School of Pharmacy.  Dr. Makela received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Florida in 1976 and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1986. He is a founding member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists and served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Board of Advisors. From 1996 to 1999 he served as a member of the Specialty Council on Psychiatric Pharmacy.

Marketa Marvanova, PharmD, PhD, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP
Marvanova serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice in North Dakota State University. She also holds an appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology in Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist and Geriatric Pharmacist. She has completed MSPharm, PharmD and PhD (Pathological Neurobiochemistry) degrees from the Charles University (Czech Republic) as well as a PhD (Neuropharmacology) from the University of Eastern Finland. She also completed a medical research fellowship in neuropharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a Parkinson’s disease traineeship at Northwestern University.