Category: College News

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

Rumbellow Cited for National Public Health Honor

Sarah Rumbellow, a P-3 pharmacy student, has been selected to receive a national award for her contributions to public health. Rumbellow was named recipient of the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award.   The award was

U.S. News ranks UT pharmacy No. 3

Longhorn pharmacy is recognized among the elite of national pharmacy programs in a new report issued by U.S. News and World Report. The latest rankings, released on March 16 in the 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools,”  represent a step

Prescription for Love

  We continue the tradition of sharing stories about our pharmacy couples.  Enjoy! Ping and Ju Du Ping and Ju Du met as undergraduate classmates at Peking University in Beijing, China.  They continued their studies earning Master’s Degrees before deciding