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Deepti Vyas, PharmD

Associate Professor


Phone: 209.946.7651


PharmD, Purdue University, 2006

Residency in Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Moses Cone Health Systems

At Pacific Since: 2012

Deepti Vyas, PharmD earned her doctor of pharmacy from Purdue in 2006. She then completed a pharmacy practice and administration residency at Moses Cone Health Systems in Greensboro, North Carolina. Prior to coming to Pacific, she was a faculty member at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy and was a practicing clinical pharmacist. She joined the Pacific family in 2012.

Dr. Vyas chose to pursue a career in pharmacy because she loved to study chemistry and biology. In addition, she sought out a profession where she could use her knowledge to make a difference in the world. When Dr. Vyas is not teaching, she enjoys traveling. Her love for travel stems from her background; she is originally from India, while she was born in Malaysia, she grew up in Kenya and moved to the United States to attend Purdue University. She has visited many countries including Kenya, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and the Bahamas. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as biking, caving, hiking and white water rafting.


Research Summary: "Quality improvement projects in venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis and scholarship of teaching particularly with regard to learning styles, simulation and cultural competency."


Vyas D, Bray BS, Wilson M. Use of Simulation-based Teaching Methodologies in US Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013; 77 (3): Article 53.

Vyas D, Bearelly D, Boshard B. A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Educational Initiative to Improve the Rate of Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Online Mar 6th 2013

Feng X, Vyas D. Novel target therapy and immunotherapy for skin cancer. US Pharm. 2012; 37 (11): 7-11

Vyas D. Variations in risk assessment models may contribute to the existing gap between venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guidelines and adherence. Springer Plus 2012; 1(1): 60

Vyas D, Feng X, Bhutada N. Use of Patient Simulation to Demonstrate Minimal Competency in the Pre-Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Core Domain Abilities. Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; 76 (9)

Vyas D. The Art of Student Facilitation: Does Patient Counseling Technique have a Role? Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; 76 (4) Article 73.

Vyas D, McCulloh R, Dyer C, Gregory G, Higbee D. An Interprofessional Course Using Human Patient Simulation to Teach Patient Safety and Teamwork Skills. Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; 76 (4) Article 71.