Dr. Paul Ranelli

University of Minnesota

Contact Details

University of Minnesota
UMN College of Pharmacy Duluth
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN
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Work: 218-726-6009


Research focus: Factors influencing medication-use behaviors. Arts and humanities in pedagogy. Teaching: Topics in social pharmacy, medical sociology, social psychology, and patient-client care.

Specialties: Public health
Medication-use behavior; Medication experience
Social pharmacy


University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
PhD, 1987
Social Pharmacy
1983 To 1987
Dissertation: Factors Affecting Outcomes of Medication-History Interviewing by Pharmacy Students
Advisor: Bonnie Svarstad

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, United States
MSc, 1977
Pharmaceutical Administration
1976 To 1977
Dissertation: The Utility of Nonverbal Communication in the Profession of Pharmacy
Advisor: Patrick McKercher

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island, United States
BS, 1975
1970 To 1975

Job History

University of Minnesota
Duluth, MN, United States
August 2003 - present

University of Wyoming
Professor, Dean
Laramie, WY, United States
July 1995 - July 2003

University of Florida
Assistant Professor
Gainesville, FL, United States
July 1990 - July 1995

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy [University of the Sciences]
Assistant Professor
Philadelphia, PA, United States
January 1987 - July 1990