Paul P. Dobesh, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6045
Phone: (402) 559-3982
Cell: (402) 214-5498
Fax: (402) 559-5673
Teaching Activities:
Dr. Dobesh is the Cardiology Section Coordinator in the Pharmacotherapy I course.  He also co-coordinates the Pharmaceutical Care II course and teaches the physical assessment portion of the course.  Dr. Dobesh serves as the primary preceptor for the Cardiology Clerkship, as well as for an elective clerkship in the nation of Belize.

Research Activities/Interests:
Dr. Dobesh is responsible for teaching pharmacy and medical students as well as pharmacy and medical residents and lectures in the area of ischemic heart disease, antithrombotic therapy, and other cardiology and critical care topics. Dr. Dobesh has conducted research on antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy, focusing on real-world utilization and health-economics. He has also published book chapters and several manuscripts in this area.

Recent Publications:

  1. Bae JP, Dobesh PP, Klepser DG, Anderson JD, Zagar AJ, McCollam PL, Tomlin ME.  Adherence and dosing frequency of common medications for cardiovascular patients.  Am J Manag Care2012;18:139-146.
  2. Stacy ZA, Dobesh PP, Trujillo TC, Dager WE, Ripley T, Olson KL.  Key articles and guidelines in the management of peripheral arterial disease.  Pharmacotherapy2011;31:176e-206e.
  3. Oestreich JH, Dobesh PP. Platelet reactivity testing: an objective analysis of current capability. Acute Coronary Syndromes2011;10:55-62.
  4. Dobesh PP, Stacy ZA.  Venous Thromboembolism Prevention. In: Dager WE, Gulseth MP, Nutescu EA. Anticoagulation Therapy. A Point-Of-Care Guide. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2011. p. 201-229.
  5. Smith KM, Sorensen T, Connor KA, Dobesh PD, Hoehns JD, Marcus KB, Pass SE, Seybert AL, Shapiro NL.  Value of conducting pharmacy residency training – The organizational perspective.  Pharmacotherapy2010;30:490e-510e.
  6. Dobesh PP.  The importance of prophylaxis for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in at-risk medical patients.  Int J Clin Pract 2010;64:1554-1562.
  7. Dobesh PP, Trujillo.  Anticoagulation in the management of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.  Journal of Pharmacy Practice2010;23:335-343.
  8. Dobesh PP, Trujillo.  Anticoagulation in the management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome.  Journal of Pharmacy Practice2010;23:324-334.
  9. Amin A, Spyropoulos AC, Dobesh P, Shorr A, Hussein M, Mozaffari E, Benner JS.  Are hospitals delivering appropriate VTE prevention?  The venous thromboembolism study to assess the rate of thromboprophylaxis (VTE START).  J Thromb Thrombolysis2010;29:326-339.
  10. Dobesh PP, Swahn SM, Peterson EJ, Olsen KM.  Statins in sepsis.  Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2010;23:38-49.

Paul Dobesh, Pharm.D.
Dr. Dobesh