Category: College News

2016 Holiday Greetings from Texas Pharmacy

Pope named professor of the semester

Dr. Nathan Pope, clinical assistant professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named to receive the Professor of the Semester Award by The University of Texas at Austin’s Senate of College Councils. Pope, who also leads the college’s

Students win business plan competition

A team of pharmacy students from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy has taken first place at a national competition designed to showcase business plans for independent pharmacies. The 13th Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business

Barner named to lead HOPP division

Dr. Jamie Barner, professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named to lead the Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice (HOPP) at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.  The appointment is effective in September.

Graduation 2016

The Class of 2016 moved from students to alumni in ceremonies held Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21. The Pharm.D. class celebrated conclusion of their four year trek through the college in a ceremony on Friday morning.  Dr. Clay

Dalby Wins State Grant for Cancer Drug Research

Dr. Kevin Dalby, professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, has received an almost $5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to kick-start drug discovery programs. Dalby’s grant one of three CPRIT grants approved

Lopez receives UT Austin outstanding staff award

Vanessa Lopez, administrative manager in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, has been chosen to receive a President’s Staff Award. Lopez was among 30 staff members and two supervisors cited as having had a significant impact on the university. 

Barnes named Educator of the Year

Dr. Nile Barnes has been named educator of the year at the annual teaching awards reception. The annual spring event, hosted by Pharmacy Council, also saw teaching awards presented to faculty members elected by students in each professional year. Barnes,

Longhorns soar in ASHP residency match process

It was a record-breaking season for Longhorn P4 student pharmacists seeking residencies through the 2016 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) match program. Of the 51 students seeking postgraduate year-1 residency positions (PGY-1), 45 successfully matched in one of the

Student Duo Selected for SIMS Program

Second year pharmacy students Andrea Laguado and Samuel Palka have been selected to gain a unique understanding of the disease of addiction by attending a summer institute sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. The two will each spend a