Robert S. Beardsley, RPh, PhD, is professor emeritus in the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
He teachings in several courses within the PharmD curriculum and is course manager for three PharmD electives (Patient Counseling, Care of the Terminally Ill, and Effective Leadership and Advocacy) and a required graduate course (Introduction to Health Behavior Theory). In July of 2011, he received the Robert Chalmer’s Distinguished Educator Award from AACP. In June of 2012, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy. Dr. Beardsley has been selected as Outstanding Teacher of the Year by three School of Pharmacy graduating classes.
Dr. Beardsley currently serves as a site team evaluator for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and has served as the Council’s president for two years and on its Board of Directors for six years. He also served as Chair of the Council of Deans for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and served on the Association’s Board of Directors for three years.
His research and teaching have focused on human behavior theory including communication skill development, patient adherence, educational innovation, and patient counseling.
Robert S. Beardsley, RPh, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
School of Pharmacy University of Maryland
220 Arch Street, Room 01-232
Baltimore, MD 21201