Melissa J. Durham, PharmD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Forensic Med Group
  • Phone: 626-435-9500
  • Cell: 626-324-9657
  • Fax: 866-827-6225
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pharmacist

Specialty Focus: Clinical Pharmacy, Opioid Abuse, Pain Management, Travel Medicine, Immunization, Diabetes, Anticoagulation, Smoking Cessation, Latent TB, Medication Management, Vaccine Controversies

Education: PharmD, USC School of Pharmacy

Years in Practice: 17

Additional Information

Melissa Jean Durham, Pharm.D., received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the USC School of Pharmacy in 2007 and her license from the California State Board of Pharmacy as an Advance Practice Pharmacist in 018. She has also received specialized training in Pain Management, Opioids Abuse, Travel Medicine, Immunization and Diabetes. Dr. Durham is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USC School of Pharmacy and prior to her association with USC, she was a practicing pharmacist at the Brent-Air Pharmacy. Dr Durham has been featured as an expert in Pain Management in various TV and radio shows and has presented several lectures to professional associations on the Opioid Crisis, such as “The Role of Pharmacists in the Safe Prescribing of Opioids: Having the Tough Talks with Patients and Prescribers” and “Stuck in the Middle: Pharmacists and the Opioid Crisis”. She also plays an active role in the California Pharmacists’ Association and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy