Announcement of his award was made at the annual Preceptor Conference in August. Preceptor faculty members provide a vital service to students within the college by helping students make the transition from classroom knowledge to work site experience.
Ray earned his Pharm.D. from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. He served as an emergency department pharmacist and the investigational drug pharmacist at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). He served as a mentor and preceptor to students from several pharmacy programs in Texas and was an adjunct professor of pharmacotherapy at the University of North Texas College of Pharmacy. He served as treasurer of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists and as a Texas delegate to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists House of Delegates. He has recently relocated to Colorado.
In addition to Ray, other preceptors have been named to regional preceptor awards including:
Austin/Temple/Waco – Archana Banerjee
Dallas/Fort Worth – Lance Ray
El Paso – Terri Martinez
Galveston/Houston – Dehuti Pandya
Rio Grande Valley – W. Ben Fry
San Antonio – Dewayne Davidson