125 Celebration

Beginning January 25, 2018, the College of Pharmacy honors its 125th anniversary, celebrating the institution’s beginnings in Galveston in 1893, to the hundreds of students who come to The University of Texas at Austin campus to learn at one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the United States.



Pharmacy StudentPharm.D. Program

The Pharmacy Doctorate (Pharm.D.) is the entry-level professional degree program.  The curriculum prepares future practitioners to provide patient-oriented pharmaceutical care in contemporary settings.

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Research LabGraduate Studies

Graduate study develops the intellectual breadth and specialized training necessary for careers in teaching, research or advanced professional practice.

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Career Services

Pharm.D. Career Services offers resources to Pharm.D. students such as mock interviews with employers such as H-E-B and Kroger.  Students are able to meet and ask questions with employers during Career Day and the Mini-Residency Showcase to see what positions or residency programs are available to them.  This also gives employers an opportunity to meet with students and establish a good relationship with the College of Pharmacy.

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ResidentAdvanced Professional Training

The college, in conjunction with clinical facilities throughout Texas, provides advanced professional training through practice residencies and clinical science fellowships. The college also provides life-long learning to licensed pharmacists through Continuing Pharmacy Education.

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Research in the college includes ground breaking work in fields such as drug addiction, cancer, infectious disease, toxicology, health outcomes research, drug delivery, drug design and more.

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14th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Research Day is April 17, 2018.


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Alumni, students, staff, faculty, and well-wishers gathered during a temperate but blustery Saturday afternoon during the annual Homecoming Tailgate. Generously sponsored by H-E-B.

College of Pharmacy professor Dr. John DiGiovanni won the Career Research Excellence Award at the 2018 University Co-operative Society’s Research Excellence Awards and Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards.

College of Pharmacy alumni, faculty, students, staff, and well-wishers met to honor accomplished alumni at 2018’s Alumni Reception and Awards Ceremony.

The College of Pharmacy’s Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education (TxCORE) will assume new leadership to support its and the university’s mission to transform healthcare when Michael Johnsrud, Ph.D. becomes its new executive director.

Secure your spot to attend the College of Pharmacy Alumni Awards. A reception and awards ceremony to honor the college’s distinguished and accomplished alumni. Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Austin. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Held in conjunction with the 2018 Pharmacy Practice Seminar.

Register now for the College of Pharmacy Homecoming Tailgate. Barbecue, bar, and a spot right next to the game. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the DKR Texas Memorial Stadium two hours before kickoff. Generously sponsored by H-E-B.

College of Pharmacy Professor Karen M. Vasquez, Ph.D. recently collaborated on a research paper exploring the mechanisms involved in DNA structure-induced genetic instability in human disease.

The 14th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day kicked off the morning of April 17, 2018 during UT Austin’s Research Week. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents presented their research in abstracts and poster presentations to see who would take the top prizes.

UT Launches Center to Advance Health Interprofessional Practice and Education.

Statement from Dean Crismon on the death of Richard Morrisett.

Divine Canines brought four of its therapy dogs to the College of Pharmacy to accept some love from student pharmacists.

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2018 rankings for colleges, universities, and higher education programs across the nation. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy remains the third best pharmacy school in the United States, solidifying its place as one of the top pharmacy schools in the country.

Second-year student pharmacists toured the Blanton Museum of Art in their Nonprescription Pharmacotherapeutics and Self-Care II Lab as part of its Art and Self-Care lesson.

Kids, parents, and members of the community lined up in the hallway and out the door to the College of Pharmacy’s third floor walkway during Explore UT.

Congratulations to Christopher Frei, Hugh Smyth, Margie Padilla, and Yasar Tasnif for their recent promotions.


Student pharmacists at UT Austin to receive cutting-edge experiential education in Medication Therapy Management from SinfoníaRx Inc.

Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences student Rachel Raia guides undergraduate student Jade Scott toward a career in pharmacy through UT’s Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Internship Program.

Registration and Abstract submission are now open for Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day. Sign up through March 9 for the event on April 17, 2018.


Watch a special video message from the College of Pharmacy highlighting the memorable moments of 2017. Happy holidays to you and yours.


Professor Rueben Gonzales of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the field of alcohol research.


Keep up to date with College of Pharmacy news through our news magazine, Longhorn Pharmacy Focus.

Enjoy our most recent edition of Focus, Fall 2017.


Pharmacy alumni arrived to the UT Austin campus in October to talk of years past, watch some Texas Longhorn football, and be awarded for their vast accomplishments in the world during Homecoming weekend.


Bill Williams was named the 2017 Inventor of the Year by the university’s Office of Technology Commercialization.


A new study from Drs. John DiGiovanni and Stefano Tiziani identifies several natural compounds found in food, including numeric, apple peels and red grapes, as key ingredients that could thwart the growth of prostate cancer.


Four student pharmacists attended a summer program to study addiction and its treatment sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.


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