Varsha Bhatt-Mehta- received her B.S. and MS (medicinal chemistry) in Pharmacy from India in and a Pharm. D. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1987. She completed a fellowship in pediatric pharmacotherapy at Columbus Children’s Medical Center and Ohio State University in 1989 after which she joined the University of Michigan Mott Children’s hospital as a pharmacy clinician and the College of Pharmacy as a full time clinical faculty. Since then she has dedicated her professional career to the care of neonates.  In 2007, Dr Bhatt-mehta completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan, school of Public health. 

Dr. Bhatt-Mehta has been a full-time faculty at the University of  Michigan College of Pharmacy for the past 22 years. She has more than 120 published articles, book chapters and abstracts.

Research Interests

  • Neonatal and pediatric critical care

  • Clinical pharmacology

  • Outcomes research


  • 2016 mentor- McGlone research award to PDI student , COP
  • 2015 Associate editor , AAPS
  • 2013 featured on the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) website in recognition of your contributions to the organization and the profession of pharmacy, ACCP