College of Pharmacy

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Marilyn Barbour, Pharm.D., FCCP

  • PHP Department Chair and Professor
  • Office: 255a
  • Phone: 401.874.2767
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  • Office Location: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Dr. Barbour was appointed at the University as an Assistant Professor in 1983. In 1985, she developed her clinical practice, research and experiential teaching site in cardiology at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode lsland, where she continues to precept students and provide education to medical staff. She also teaches in the classroom in the areas of cardiovascular disease and pharmacotherapy. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Brown University and participates in the education of medical students.

During her tenure, Dr. Barbour has focused her funded research on clinical studies of patients with cardiovascular disease in addition to collaborating on pharmacoepidemiologic studies of cardiovascular drug use. For the past 15 years, Dr. Barbour has taken on significant administrative roles, both within the College of Pharmacy and at the University level.

In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, Dr. Barbour conceived, and implemented the College’s highly successful non-traditional PharmD program, from which 100 B.S. degree pharmacists graduated with their Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She chairs accreditation self-studies for the College of Pharmacy and also co-chairs accreditation self-studies for the University.

She is highly active in faculty-shared governance, by chairing major University committees and by contributing substantially to University policy creation and implementation. As Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Dr. Barbour is an active member of the College Executive and Steering Committees, and is committed to the success of her faculty and staff.


Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy; learning outcomes assessment


Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 1982


Quilliam BJ, Barbour MM. Evaluating drug-induced cardiovascular disease: A pharmacoepidemiologic perspective. ACCP Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) VII 2010

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