Category: College News

Reception and Awards Ceremony honors distinguished alumni

On September 14, 2019, College of Pharmacy alumni, faculty, students, staff, and well-wishers met at Dover’s Dining Room at the DoubleTree Austin to honor accomplished alumni at the annual Alumni Reception and Awards Ceremony. The Alumni Reception and Award Ceremony

A message from the college’s new Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Greetings College of Pharmacy Family, My name is Dr. Skyller Walkes, and it is with great enthusiasm that I introduce myself to the outstanding community of the College of Pharmacy. I am thrilled to begin this year at the University

Class of 2023 gathers for annual White Coat Ceremony

Incoming first year student pharmacists gathered in the LBJ Auditorium on August 24 for the annual College of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony. P1s were cloaked by faculty and pharmacist family members. The keynote address came from alumnus Dr. Rannon Ching

Staff Appreciation at the movies

The College of Pharmacy treated its hardworking staff to a day at the movies for its annual Staff Appreciation Celebration. Staff, faculty, and College of Pharmacy retirees took a break from work and the summer heat in the Alamo Drafthouse

Crismon to step down as College of Pharmacy dean

M. Lynn Crismon, James T. Doluisio Regents Chair and Behrens Centennial Professor, has announced his plans to step down as dean of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and return to the faculty. His transition will come

UT student pharmacists finalists in NCPA competition

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced that three teams of student pharmacists were named finalists in the 2019 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. A team from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Article highlights pharmacist’s role in opioid harm reduction

A recent article in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) from College of Pharmacy professors emphasizes the pharmacist’s irreplaceable role in opioid harm reduction, and how a number of studies have documented a lack of readiness among pharmacists

Existing drug may help fight against the lethality of E. coli infection

New research from a lab within the College of Pharmacy may have discovered a way to repurpose an existing drug to fight the lethality of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infections. Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Division

Castleberry becomes head of Pharmacy Practice Division

Faculty member Ashley Castleberry, Pharm.D., M.Ed. will become head of the college’s Pharmacy Practice Division. Her new role goes into effect on July 1, 2019. Dr. Castleberry recently came to The University of Texas College of Pharmacy from the University

Congratulations Class of 2019

The student pharmacists of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy finally got to remove the “student” from their title as the Class of 2019 graduated from the Doctor of Pharmacy program during the college’s commencement ceremony on