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David N. Ombengi, PharmD, MBA, MPH

David Ombengi, PharmD

David N. Ombengi, PharmD, MBA, MPH

Associate Professor Department of Clinical Sciences


  • MCW Pharmacy School
    HRC H2600

Contact Information


PharmD, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
MBA, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
MPH, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Academic Teaching and Research Fellowship, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Point-of-Care Testing Train-the-Trainer Program, National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, American Heart Association
Immunization Certification, American Pharmacists Association
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Managment, University of St. Thomas
Registered Pharmacist: Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin


Before joining the MCW Pharmacy School, David N. Ombengi, PharmD, MBA, MPH was an Associate Professor at Hampton University School of Pharmacy and Health Disparities Researcher at Hampton University’s Regional Transdisciplinary Collaborative Research Center-Minority Men’s Health Initiative (TCC-MMHI ), and Co-Principal Investigator in a NIH-funded “Cardiovascular disease (CVD) among rural African American Men.  Dr. Ombengi established a solid clinical translational research program using comparative effectiveness research (CER) and community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches to develop evidence-based interventions to reduce health disparities in economically disadvantaged populations. Dr. Ombengi’s work is published in peer-reviewed Journals in addition to over 20 scientific presentations nationally and internationally.  Additionally, he served as Clinical Faculty/Preceptor for Ambulatory Care/Cardiology rotations at Olde Towne Medical Center, a federally designated Rural Health Clinic in Williamsburg, VA. Dr. Ombengi’s long-term goals are to establish a collaborative ambulatory care/cardiology practice and research model to eliminate health disparities among economically disadvantaged populations.

Research Interests

  • Development and evaluating evidence-based strategies to eliminate chronic disease health disparities using cost-effective analysis and decision models.
  • Cardiovascular disease barriers and facilitators among minority and economically disadvantaged populations using comparative effectiveness and community-based participatory research approaches


I believe that an educator is an academic, social, and professional role model with a vision of the overall success of students by providing a supportive, empowering and challenging learning experience. To accomplish this, I leverage appropriate learning methods to accommodate different learning preferences, stimulate critical thinking and the application of evidence-based knowledge to solve real world problems. It is also equally important to inculcate lifelong learning skills by providing learners timely and objective feedback 

David Ombengi, PharmD, MBA, MPH