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Texas Pharmacy strives to be the leading institution for innovative interdisciplinary education, research and service to revolutionize patient care and health outcomes.

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The college offers highly-ranked Pharm.D. and graduate programs, post-graduate residencies, postdoctoral training and continuing education. 

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We are internationally recognized for groundbreaking research among the highest quality in the nation, with research funding over $20 million.

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Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) meets the life-long professional development and practice needs of a variety of pharmacy audiences.

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Non-Federal Research Funding

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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy was founded in 1893 and is one of the top pharmacy schools in the nation.  The college's mission is to provide exemplary education, training, research, and professional development for Pharm.D. students, graduate students and postgraduates in the pharmaceutical sciences; to advance discovery, innovation, and patient care; and to provide service to the university, professional and scientific communities, and society.


Current College News

Texas Pharmacy Surpasses Previous Residency Match Placement Rate

92% Residency Match Placement. National Average: 81%. The University of Texas at Austin. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2024 Pharmacy Residency Match.
April 12, 2024
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy exceeded its previous match rate for pharmacy residencies, compared to the national match placement average of 81%.

Texas Pharmacy Rises to #6 Pharmacy School in the Nation

#6 Pharmacy School in the Nation. #1 in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. U.S. News & World Report. 2024 Best Pharmacy Schools Rankings.
April 9, 2024
U.S. News & World Report released its 2024 Best Pharmacy Schools Rankings and The University of Texas at Austin rises to the sixth best pharmacy school in the country and remains the #1 pharmacy school in Texas.

Dean Sam Poloyac Honored by University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

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April 5, 2024
Dean and James T. Doluisio Regents Chair Dr. Samuel M. Poloyac was honored by his alma mater, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, as a new member of its Hall of Distinguished Alumni and a winner of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Opioid Prescribing and Outcomes in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Post–2016 CDC Guideline

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April 2, 2024
The Division of Health Outcomes' Dr. Hyeun Ah Kang, Dr. Jamie Barner, Yahan Zhang, et al. recently published their investigation in JAMA Internal Medicine examining changes in opioid prescribing patterns and health outcomes among patients with SCD before and after the release of the 2016 CDC guideline.

White House Highlights UT Austin's Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts

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March 13, 2024
The White House highlighted The University of Texas at Austin's pioneering opioid overdose prevention efforts through Operation Naloxone (now housed within UT's SHIFT initiatives) and the College of Pharmacy's PhARM Program in the Biden-Harris Administration's fact sheet for its challenge to save lives from overdose.

The Hill: For Thousands Of Common Chemicals, There Is ‘No Safe Level,’ Says Report

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March 1, 2024
The Hill covers a new report headed by Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology Andrea Gore, Ph.D. that draws attention to the link between plastics, pesticides and forever chemicals and the growing incidence of endocrine-associated disorders over the last two decades.

Crismon Receives Paul R. Dawson Award

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Feb. 22, 2024
Behrens Inc. Centennial Professor Emeritus and former College of Pharmacy Dean Dr. M. Lynn Crismon was awarded the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2024 Paul R. Dawson Award for Excellence in Patient Care Research. The Dawson Awards are AACP's highest honors and recognize outstanding contributions made to pharmacy education, research, patient outcomes, community service and academic publishing.

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