Dr. Nathan Pope is Clinical Associate Professor of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Courses taught include Community Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Business Planning, Contemporary Compounding, and Herbal & Botanical Supplements. He also teaches lectures on topics such as The History of Pharmacy, OTC Vitamins, and Immunizations.
Nathan is also the Residency Program Director for the H-E-B Pharmacy/University of Texas College of Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Residency Program (CPRP) which is dedicated to developing compassionate, confident, clinical providers of advanced patient care services in a community pharmacy setting. Since 2008, 19 residents have completed the program with 5 residents currently working towards their certificate in 2016. Dr. Pope is an advocate for all Community Pharmacy Practice Residencies, developing innovative practice settings, and outcomes from those practices, and currently serves as a guest surveyor for ASHP Accreditation Services.
Dr. Pope is now one of the faculty leads of the Lester Entrepreneurial Scholars Program. The Lester Entrepreneurial Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is designed to prepare our students, in the professional and graduate programs, to develop entrepreneurial and innovative leadership and thinking skills to tackle healthcare issues in innovative new ways.
Dr. Nathan Pope completed a Community Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2003, a joint initiative between the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and Walgreen Co., after completing his B.S. in pharmacy and Pharm.D. from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey. He received his Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) in 2015.
In addition to having completed certificate programs in the following, he is also certified faculty to teach these courses:
- Immunizations (APhA)
- Medication Therapy Management Services (APhA)
- Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing (NACDS)
Continuing the development and enhancement of the H-E-B Pharmacy-Community Pharmacy Residency Program’s 5 residency sites and residents.
Support Medication Take-Back Programs in Austin
Research focusing on the business development and sustainability of community pharmacy-based services including:
- Medication Therapy Management Services (MTMS)
- Complementary and Alternative Medication (Herbal and Supplement Emphasis)
- Non-Sterile Compounding Services
- Proper Medication Disposal (Medication Take Back Programs)
- Geriatric Pharmacy
- Pharmacy Quality Measures