Year: 2015

Walkow named to STEM Award

Dr. Janet Walkow has been named among 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by the national publication INSIGHT Into Diversity. Walkow, the executive director and chief technology officer of the Drug Dynamics Institute at The University of Texas at Austin’s College

Class of 2019

Members of the Class of 2019 stepped into the pharmacy building complex on August 24, 2014 for New Student Orientation.  Over the next 48 hours they learned much and celebrated even more.  They now have completed the first semester of

A Great Man

The College of Pharmacy is mourning the death of Dr. Leroy Knodel, an inspired educator and a truly great man. He died unexpectedly on Friday, August 21, 2015 of a heart attack. Knodel joined the college in the early 1980s

Staff awards 2015

College staff took center stage in June as the college recognized staff members for service, merit, and excellence awards.  The awards were presented at the annual staff appreciation gathering held this year that included a fajita lunch and a riverboat

Talbert Receives ACCP’s Parker Medal

Dr. Robert L. Talbert, the Smithkline Centennial Professor Emeritus in Pharmacy, has received the Paul F. Parker Medal from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). The award was established in 2002 to honor Parker recognized internationally for his pioneering

Lam Named to Regents Teaching Award

Dr. Francis Lam, clinical associate professor of pharmacotherapy, has been awarded the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. Lam’s nomination was submitted by U System by the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio where he has a cross appointment as professor

Aguilera Honored for Mentoring

 Dr. Lydia Aguilera, assistant dean for the college’s Cooperative Pharmacy Program (CPP) in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV), has been named recipient of a 2015 College Excellence Award for Mentoring for the College of Health and Human Services at the

Barnes Named to Board Appointment

Dr. J. Nile Barnes, clinical assistant professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named one of three new appointees to the board of trustees of the TMF Health Quality Institute of Austin. Barnes is board-certified as a pharmacotherapy

College Announces Administrative Changes

The energy sparked of a new academic year takes on extra emphasis in 2015 as the College of Pharmacy begins the fall semester with several administrative changes. Beginning in September, changes within the college include: Dr. John Richburg, professor of

Celebrating the Class of 2015

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy celebrated the Pharm.D. Class of 2015 on Friday, May 22 with commencement exercises in Bass Concert Hall at The University of Texas at Austin’s Performing Arts Center. Students completing their Ph.D.