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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


 

Learn more about our College Divisions of Research & 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

Learn more about our Collaborative Areas of Research Excellence (CARE)

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)

Learn more about our Centers, Institutes, & Core Facilities

Research Support

Proposal Checklists & Resources

Recurring Funding Deadlines & Archives

Search Engines for Funding

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Current College News

In Remembrance of Dr. Ted Mills

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Oct. 23, 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edward (Ted) Mills, Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Bergen Brunswig Corporation Centennial Fellow.

H-E-B Opens New Pharmacy on UT Austin Campus

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Oct. 21, 2020
“H-E-B has been an innovator in community pharmacy practice in Texas. The UT College of Pharmacy has a long history of collaboration with H-E-B, including training the next generation of pharmacists through internships, experiential rotations, and post-graduate residencies,” said Dean Samuel M. Poloyac. “The opening of the new pharmacy on the UT Austin campus is a wonderful opportunity to enhance our partnership. We are excited to work together on this new endeavor.”

A Message from Dr. Sam Poloyac on His First Day as Dean

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Oct. 15, 2020
Samuel M. Poloyac, Pharm.D., Ph.D. addresses the community on his first day as dean of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.

A Message from M. Lynn Crismon on His Last Day as Dean

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Oct. 14, 2020
UT College of Pharmacy Dean M. Lynn Crismon gives a video message to the college community on his last day as dean.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Why Don’t My Providers Look Like Me? A Conversation on Representation

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Oct. 13, 2020
In a podcast produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), UT Pharmacy alumnus Christopher Medlin, Pharm.D. ('18) discusses his journey as a Mexican American pharmacist.

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 UT Pharmacy Alumni Awards

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Oct. 8, 2020
Dean M. Lynn Crismon announces the recipients of this year's Alumni Awards, presented by the college's Alumni Association.

UT College of Pharmacy Receives Insight Into Diversity HEED Award

Insight Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award 2020.
Oct. 2, 2020
The UT College of Pharmacy received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Inhaled Niclosamide a Potential Effective Antiviral to Treat COVID-19

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Sept. 29, 2020
Researchers in the lab of Dr. Hugh D.C. Smyth have released promising results of a new method to treat SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The antiviral niclosamide, when incorporated with human lysozyme as a carrier molecule, shows potential as an effective COVID-19 treatment when delivered directly to the airways.

New Thin Film Technology to Revolutionize Storage and Distribution of Biologic Treatments and Vaccines

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Sept. 29, 2020
The newly-formed Jurata Thin Film will work to bring Dr. Maria Croyle's thin film technology to market, allowing biologics and vaccines to be packaged, shipped, and stored at room temperature for extended periods of time.

Live Subject Testing Shows Promising Delivery Method for COVID-19 Antiviral Treatment

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Sept. 23, 2020
Live subject testing results from the Williams Lab show that dry powder inhalation could be a potent and effective delivery method of the antiviral remdesivir to treat patients affected by COVID-19.

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.