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Michel Disco, PharmD

Assistant Dean for External Programs & Clinician Educator Associate Professor: Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

HSC Director of Inter-Professional Education

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Contact Information

Office Location: NRPH 180
Phone: (505) 272-1508

Academic Career

Disco received a BS in pharmacy (1973) and an MBA (1983) from the University of New Mexico. Her 40-year career in pharmacy includes experience in health-system and retail pharmacies as a staff pharmacist, assistant manager, pharmacy manager, and regional pharmacy manager. She has spent the last quarter of her career at the College of Pharmacy managing the experiential programs and teaching in the professional program.

For the last three years, Disco has served as the HSC Director of Interprofessional Education, helping to develop and implement programs for students to learn with, about and from each other and to collaborate and work in teams to improve patient care and health outcomes.

Practice and Research Pages

Professional Memberships

  • New Mexico Pharmacists Association
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • New Mexico Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
  • New Mexico Pharmaceutical Care Foundation
  • National Community Pharmacists Association
  • Phi Lambda Sigma


HSC invited to Friday healthcare panel discussion, Saturday Fit for Fun 5K
(HSCNewsBeat; October 15, 2014) ─ UNM Health Sciences Center faculty, staff and students are invited to a “Future of NM Healthcare Interprofessionalism Panel Discussion” this Friday, October 17.

HSC students offer Roundhouse screenings, press lawmakers on health initiatives
(HSCNewsBeat; February 5, 2014) ─ Therese Graham celebrated her birthday Wednesday as she often does, by having her blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar measured by students from the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy.