Dr. Melanie Mabins is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy where she coordinates and teaches in the Patient Care Laboratory. She teaches with a focus on patient-centered care in ambulatory and community settings. Dr. Mabins also coordinates and teaches in the Nonprescription Pharmaceuticals & Supplies course. Within the College, she serves on the Healthcare Colleges Behavioral Code committee and advises the UK chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association. As a clinical pharmacist, Dr. Mabins serves at the University of Kentucky Polk-Dalton Clinic alongside a nurse practitioner using the Chronic Care Model. In this innovative pharmacy and interdisciplinary service, she provides diabetes education and management and medication therapy management services. Her practice interests include pharmaceutical care in indignet, ambulatory clinics and diabetes. Dr. Mabins in a 2000 graduate of Kentucky State University, a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, and was residency-trained at The Ohio State University. She continues with a passion in teaching pharmacy students as well as underserved populations and strives to advance cultural diversity efforts within the College and in patient care.