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School of Pharmacy


Michael Kelsch, PharmD, BCPS

Vice Chair/Associate Professor of Practice
118N Sudro Hall


Pharmacy Practice Residency, 2000
Meriter Hospital/University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

Doctor of Pharmacy, 1999
North Dakota State University

Bachelor of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1997
North Dakota State University


Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacist, Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Preceptor, Acute Care APPE, Sanford Medical Center Fargo


College Admissions Committee
College Curriculum Committee - Chair
Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee - Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Areas of Expertise

  • Infectious Disease
  • Immunizations 
  • Pharmacotherapy

Professional Memberships

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
North Dakota Society of Health System Pharmacists


PHRM 532 Coordinator, Infectious Disease
PHRM 565 Coordinator, Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery
PHRM 581-583 APPE Acute Care
PH 735 Infectious Disease Management I

Pharmacist Licensure

North Dakota 


Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) 

Recent Publications

Kelsch MP, Sylvester RK. The Effect of Pre-requisite Pharmacodynamics Course Timing on Student Performance in Pharmacotherapy Courses. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016:80(6):Article 99

Kelsch MP, Friesner DL. The Health Sciences Reasoning Test in the Pharmacy Admissions Process. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2014;78(1):Article 9

Anderson CL, Albrecht JM, Kelsch MP, Hanson PJ. Chronic CA-MRSA in a Basketball Player with Hammer Toe Deformity. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. 2014;19(1):15-19.

Kelsch MP, Friesner DL. Evaluation of an Interview Process for Admission Into a School of Pharmacy. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012;76(2):Article 22

Kelsch MP, Werremeyer AB. Public Health Poster Project in a Doctor of Pharmacy Program. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2011;75(1):Article 2

Kelsch MP, Werremeyer AB. Current Events Project in a Pharmacotherapy Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2010;74(4):Article 58

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7456 / Fax: (701) 231-7606
Campus address: Sudro Hall 123
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2650 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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