Richard F. O‘Brocta

Richard O‘Brocta

Richard F. O‘Brocta

Director of Experiential Education

Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Contact Information
224 Pharmacy Building
** South Campus **
Buffalo, NY
Phone: (716) 645-4628

Professional Summary:

Dr. O‘Brocta serves as the Director of Experiential Education. He teaches in the Dermatology Sections of Patient Assessment, Self-Care, and Pharmacotherapy (PHM604). His scholarship focuses on the learning and teaching in Experiential Education.

Education and Training:

  • PharmD, Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University (2001)


  • Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, SUNY at Buffalo (2019-present)
  • Professor, Pharmacy Practice, South University, South University School of Pharmacy (2014–2019)

Awards and Honors:

  • AACP Excellence in Assessment Award (2013)
  • PSSNY Distinguished Pharmacy Educator (2013)
  • LECOM Teacher of the Yeat (2005)

Research Expertise:

  • Experiential Education Assessment: Experiential Education Assessment

Professional Memberships:

  • International Pharmaceutical Federation (2021–present)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2019–present)
  • American Pharmacists Association (2019–present)
  • NY State Council of Health System Pharmacists (2019–present)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2019–present)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2019–present)


  • "Creating Research Questions and an Evidence Inventory to Guide Curricular Review" AALHE (2015)
  • "The Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA) as a Predictor of Success on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX)" 3rd Annual Pharmacy Curriculum Outcome Assessment Forum, NABP (2014)

Service Activities:

  • Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee; Member (2019)
  • Falls and Fractures Coaltition; Member (2019–2020)
  • Chair, Experiential Education Faculty Advisory Committee; Chair (2019–present)

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Contact Information

224 Pharmacy Building
** South Campus **
Buffalo, NY
Phone: (716) 645-4628