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The College of Pharmacy plays a pivotal role in the university's tireless COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Degrees & Programs

The Pharmacy Doctorate (Pharm.D.) is the entry-level professional degree program. The curriculum is designed to prepare future practitioners to provide patient-oriented pharmaceutical care in contemporary settings including community practice, hospital environments and long-term care facilities.

The graduate training program (M.S., Pharm.D./Ph.D, and Ph.D.) offers degree opportunities in the pharmaceutical sciences and a multi-institutional joint degree program in translational science.

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Experientials + Residencies

The Experiential Program is a required part of the Pharm.D. program designed to provide experiences in the field under the guidance of preceptor faculty. The experiences increase in duration and complexity as the student gains knowledge and skills, culminating with the final year of rotation experience.

The College of Pharmacy in conjunction with clinical facilities throughout the State provides a variety of outstanding
Practice Residencies and Clinical Science Fellowships for pharmacy graduates who wish to pursue advanced clinical practice or research training.

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Research & Practice

The College of Pharmacy is internationally recognized for ground breaking research that is among the highest quality in the nation.

Funding to support research is in excess of $10 million and comes from competitive grant proposals from the National Institutes of Health, pharmaceutical companies, and private foundations.

College Divisions

Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry

Health Outcomes

Molecular Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Pharmacotherapy

Pharmacy Practice


 

Collaborative Areas of Research

Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery

Environmental & Developmental Mechanisms of Health and Disease

Health Outcomes, Economic and Equity Research

Infectious Diseases

Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer

Neuropharmacology & Addiction

Translational Research in Drug Delivery

Centers, Institutes, & Core Facilities

Addiction Science Research & Education Center

Center for Molecular Carcinogenesis & Toxicology

Drug Dynamics Institute

Proteomics Facility

Targeted Therapeutic Drug Discovery & Development Program

Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research & Education (TxCORE)

Research Support

Proposal Checklists & Resources

Recurring Funding Deadlines & Archives

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Current College News

Vasquez Appears on BBC World Service to Discuss Z-DNA

DNA.
June 16, 2021
Division Head and Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology Karen Vasquez, Ph.D. appeared on BBC World Service's Science in Action to talk about Z-DNA. Dr. Vasquez's research focuses on DNA damage and repair, genomic instability, gene targeting, DNA structure and cancer therapeutics.

Texas Pharmacy Rises to #8 Nationally for Total Research Funding

#8 Total Research Funding Rank for UT Pharmacy.
June 15, 2021
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy moved up in several research funding categories, as reported in the newly-released rankings from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). The college rose to #8 nationally in total research funding during the 2019-2020 fiscal year, compared to #9 in 2018-2019.

UT Austin Students Earn Diversity Leadership Awards

TADOHE: Texas Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education
June 14, 2021
The University of Texas at Austin community members won several Emerging Leaders Spotlight Awards during the recent chapter meeting of the Texas Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (TADOHE). The inaugural awards seek to highlight and acknowledge individuals in higher education who actively support TADOHE’s mission and diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion (DEAI) as a whole.

Congratulations Class of 2021

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June 7, 2021
The Class of 2021 student pharmacists of the College of Pharmacy were able to celebrate their accomplishment with a mixture of in-person and virtual events on May 21, 2021.

Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Has a Glowing New Weapon

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June 2, 2021
Chemistry Assistant Professor Emily Que, Ph.D. and the College of Pharmacy’s Walt Fast, Ph.D. are working together to research new methods to fight against antibiotic resistance. The fluorescent chemical probe developed by Que and Fast may help find a different way to combat resistant bacteria.

Maniruzzaman Lab Earns Grant to Research 3D Printed COVID-19 Treatment

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May 26, 2021
The UT College of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Engineering and 3D Printing (PharmE3D) Lab earned a Texas Global Faculty Research Seed Grant for its work on patient-specific treatment of COVID-19.

M. Lynn Crismon Wins ASHP Distinguished Leadership Award

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May 4, 2021
M. Lynn Crismon, Pharm.D. has been named the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Board of Directors. The award is one of the highest honors in the pharmacy profession.

Improving Health Outcomes for People Experiencing Homelessness is Focus of New Study

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April 30, 2021
Combining mobile health technology, or mHealth, and community outreach to improve the health outcomes of people experiencing homelessness is the target of a new study led by Division of Health Outcomes Associate Professor Leticia Moczygemba, Pharm.D., Ph.D., thanks to a five-year research grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Virtual Research Day 2021

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April 23, 2021
Researchers participated in a virtual version of the 17th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day on April 14, 2021. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and residents remotely presented their research in abstracts, poster presentations and three minute videos to see who would take the top prizes.

Alumni: Sponsor a White Coat for a New Student Pharmacist

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April 20, 2021
Your gift of $40 or more will purchase one or more white coats for incoming students. Becoming a sponsor is an exciting and rewarding way for UT Pharmacy alumni to make a personal connection with the entering students.

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)

We develop and deliver quality continuing education activities that aim to meet the life-long professional development needs of pharmacy-related audiences.

We offer live conferences, online home study courses, and accreditation services.

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Accreditation Services

The UT Continuing Pharmacy Education Office (UT CPE) routinely accepts requests from organizations (Joint Providers) seeking accreditation for educational/training activities for pharmacists and technicians.

Each activity is thoroughly evaluated to ensure it is aligned with UT CPE’s mission and that it meets ACPE Standards.

Live Conferences & Online Courses

The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education develops and delivers quality continuing education activities that aim to meet the life-long professional development needs of pharmacy-related audiences.

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.