Dr. Karboski earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University in 1985. Subsequently, Dr. Karboski earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio in 1987. He continued his training in Texas where he completed a Clinical Sciences Fellowship in Pharmacokinetics at the University of Texas at Austin. Later, while a faculty member at the University of Iowa, Dr. Karboski was a Geriatrics Fellow of the Iowa Geriatrics Education Center.
Dr. Karboski directed the Adult Internal Medicine Residency program in collaboration with Brackenridge Hospital for 15 years, supervised 14 residents and created a program that is nationally recognized as a superior training program for future academicians.
Dr. Karboski has authored numerous scientific and professional articles in the areas of clinical therapeutics and pharmacokinetics. He has presented over 200 times before various professional, scientific and student groups. Dr. Karboski is recognized for his contributions to teaching excellence and the use of technology in teaching.
Dr. Karboski teaches extensively in the undergraduate, Pharm.D., and graduate programs at the University of Texas. He has been nominated for the prestigious Texas Exes Teaching Award for seven of the last eight years and won the award in 2000. He has been nominated for the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for the past two cycles and has been cited by the P4 class as a faculty member who had the highest impact on their professional development for each of the past six years.
He has served as the Section Editor – Cardiovascular Diseases for the APhA Drug Treatment Protocols, Section Editor – Cardiovascular Diseases for ASHP’s PharmPrep 3rd Edition, Chair of the Biomedical Research Group Investigational Review Board and item writer and board member for the NABP Foreign Pharmacy Equivalency Exam.
Currently, Dr. Karboski’s interests focus on curriculum development and innovation.