David Tipton

Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

418C Mellon Hall
Phone: 412.396.5458


Ph.D., Management, St. Louis University, 1996
M.B.A., Marketing, University of Missouri at Columbia, 1989
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Missouri at Columbia, 1972

Dr. Tipton holds a B. S. in Pharmacy, an MBA in marketing, and a Ph.D. in management. Currently he teaches in the management sequence at the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, where he is an associate professor. Prior to returning to graduate school Dr. Tipton was a partner and owner in a four-store pharmacy group. Dr. Tipton has published in the Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Health Marketing Quarterly, the Journal of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, and the Journal of Social and Administrative Pharmacy as well as authoring a book chapter on the Internet and marketing. He is Director of the Post Baccalaureate Weekend Doctor of Pharmacy Program at Duquesne University, the first such program in the United States. He is also director of the program in Health Care Supply Chain Management. This is a joint program with the Duquesne University School of Business. Dr. Tipton is certified as a trainer in emotional intelligence. He is completing a book entitled Professionalism, Work and Clinical Responsibility in Pharmacy that uses emotional intelligence as framework. The book is scheduled for publication in March of 2013.