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Doing Our Part
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

Search Engines for Funding

Current College News

Pharmacy Research Day 2021

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Feb. 26, 2021
UT Pharmacy's Office for Research and Graduate Studies has announced the 17th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day, which is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14, 2021 as a synchronous online event that will allow for dynamic participant interactions. Registration and abstract submissions are now open, with abstracts due March 8.

Has a UT Professor Found a Way to Stop COVID-19 Vaccines From Spoiling?

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Feb. 24, 2021
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Professor Maria A. Croyle, Ph.D. received extensive coverage in the March 2021 edition of Texas Monthly regarding her innovative peelable film drug delivery research. Among its many potential applications, Dr. Croyle’s technology could deliver COVID-19 vaccines through a small oral strip, without need for refrigeration or extensive storage and transportation infrastructure.

State of Black UT 2021

State of Black UT 2021
Feb. 8, 2021
State of Black UT is a three-day event February 10-12, 2021 that will facilitate discussions and exploration of the work UT has done, is doing, and needs to do to create an inclusive campus. State of Black UT will centralize discussion and unify efforts being made to foster a supportive learning, teaching and working environment for the Black UT community.

Best Practices in URM Mentorship Workshop for Faculty Members in the UT College of Pharmacy

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Jan. 28, 2021
The College of Education's Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement and Outreach Richard J. Reddick, Ed.D. offers a workshop for UT Pharmacy faculty on how best to mentor underrepresented minority students in the college. The workshop is Wednesday, February 10 from 12-1 p.m. CT.

Moving Beyond Cultural Competency to Achieve Cultural Safety

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Jan. 26, 2021
UT College of Pharmacy Community: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion (DEAI) hosts another virtual Readers' Roundtable on Wednesday, January 27 from 12-1 p.m. CT. Moving Beyond Cultural Competency to Achieve Cultural Safety will feature Ph.D. graduate student Dr. Andrew Wash.

UT Pharmacy's Vital Vaccination Role

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Jan. 15, 2021
Dean Sam Poloyac discusses the college's pivotal role in the university's effort to vaccinate everyone in the UT community.

Croyle Earns Funding for SARS-CoV-2 Research

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Jan. 13, 2021
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery professor Maria A. Croyle R.Ph., Ph.D. earned 2021’s David Lehr Research Award from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Dr. Croyle will receive research funding to investigate novel regulatory mechanisms of drug metabolism in the context of active infection with SARS-CoV-2 and after recovery.

Laura Cannon: An Empathetic Voice for Patients & Students

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Jan. 5, 2021
Laura Cannon, Pharm.D., MPH, is an oncology pharmacist and clinical assistant professor at the UT College of Pharmacy. She was in her residency when her late husband was diagnosed with cancer. Her experience shapes her unique perspective as she works to simplify the education process surrounding cancer treatment.

Fall 2020 Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduates

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Dec. 17, 2020
Congratulations to the UT College of Pharmacy's fall Ph.D. and M.S. graduates in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Dec. 15, 2020
Vaccine distribution has begun at The University of Texas at Austin for health care providers. Student pharmacists are on the front lines of this ongoing campaign. Learn more about how the university is working with state and federal health officials to prepare to receive and distribute the vaccines on campus.

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.