Category: College News

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

Kenneth Ramos wins Outstanding Alumni Award

The College of Pharmacy’s excellence in education continues to shine bright with yet another mark of recognition. College of Pharmacy alumnus Kenneth S. Ramos, M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.B. earned this year’s Graduate School Outstanding Alumni Award. The Graduate School’s professional and

Research Day 2019

The 15th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day was April 17, 2019 during The University of Texas at Austin’s Research Week. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents presented their research in abstracts and poster

Scholars recognized at Honors Day Convocation

On a rainy April 6, 2019 in The University of Texas at Austin’s Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, the College of Pharmacy hosted its annual Honors Day Convocation to recognize the outstanding academic efforts of its students who have achieved

Faculty honored at Teaching Excellence Awards

The University of Texas at Austin’s Pharmacy Council honored the College of Pharmacy’s deserving faculty at its 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards. The ceremony took place on April 4, 2019 in the Texas Union’s Santa Rita Room, and honored teachers across

Castleberry wins prestigious AACP award

Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Ashley Castleberry, Pharm.D. is a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Emerging Teaching Scholar Award. The award is designed to recognize excellence of academic pharmacy faculty engaged in and/or supporting scholarly teaching

Gore receives five-year NIH grant to research PCBs

Pharmacology and Toxicology Professor Andrea C. Gore, Ph.D. recently received an impressive five-year RO1 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes for Health (NIH), for research to determine how PCBs cause dysfunctions