Deborah A. Sturpe

Dr. Deborah Sturpe joined the University of New England College of Pharmacy as an Associate Clinical Professor in 2014. She is a PharmD graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She completed a general pharmacy practice residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a family medicine specialty residency at St. John's Mercy Medical Center / St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She later earned a Masters of Arts in Instructional Systems Development from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Dr. Sturpe was previously on faculty at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.  During her 12 years at Maryland, Dr. Sturpe was closely involved with many of the School's curricular and assessment endeavors, including the integration of standardized patients and objective structured teaching examinations throughout the entire curriculum. Dr. Sturpe also served as director of Maryland's Instructional Design and Evaluation Fellowship - a 2-year post-residency training program designed to better prepare pharmacists for careers in academia through intensive training in teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Sturpe has practiced in numerous ambulatory care practices throughout her career, including general practice, student health, and anticoagulation settings. She is a site team member for the Accreditation Council of Pharmaceutical Education and actively involved with numerous committees at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.


Doctor of Pharmacy

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Masters of Arts in Instructional Systems Development

University of Maryland Baltimore County


Board Certifications and Licenses

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist


Pharmacy Practice

University of Mississippi Medical Center




Family Medicine

St. Louis College of Pharmacy / St. Johns Mercy Medical Center

St. Louis


Clinical Affiliations

Clinic Name

Mercy Gorham Crossing Primary Care




Anticoagulation Care

women's health

Curriculum development and instructional design; learner ; faculty development; program evaluation; qualitative research; educational technology and distance learning.

Deborah Sturpe

Deborah A. Sturpe


Pharm.D., MA, BCPS

Associate Clinical Professsor

Portland Campus


(207) 221-4194

On Campus