James A. Karboski, Pharm.D.

Dr. James Karboski

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Neill B. Walsdorf Fellow in Pharmacy

Dr. Karboski earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University in 1985. Subsequently, Dr. Karboski earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio in 1987. He continued his training in Texas where he completed a Clinical Sciences Fellowship in Pharmacokinetics at the University of Texas at Austin. Later, while a faculty member at the University of Iowa, Dr. Karboski was a Geriatrics Fellow of the Iowa Geriatrics Education Center.

Dr. Karboski directed the Adult Internal Medicine Residency program in collaboration with Brackenridge Hospital for 15 years, supervised 14 residents and created a program that is nationally recognized as a superior training program for future academicians.

Dr. Karboski has authored numerous scientific and professional articles in the areas of clinical therapeutics and pharmacokinetics. He has presented over 200 times before various professional, scientific and student groups. Dr. Karboski is recognized for his contributions to teaching excellence and the use of technology in teaching.

Dr. Karboski teaches extensively in the undergraduate, Pharm.D., and graduate programs at the University of Texas. He has been nominated for the prestigious Texas Exes Teaching Award for seven of the last eight years and won the award in 2000. He has been nominated for the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for the past two cycles and has been cited by the P4 class as a faculty member who had the highest impact on their professional development for each of the past six years.

He has served as the Section Editor – Cardiovascular Diseases for the APhA Drug Treatment Protocols, Section Editor – Cardiovascular Diseases for ASHP’s PharmPrep 3rd Edition, Chair of the Biomedical Research Group Investigational Review Board and item writer and board member for the NABP Foreign Pharmacy Equivalency Exam.

Currently, Dr. Karboski’s interests focus on curriculum development and innovation.

"Performing the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems Examination” Presented at the Central Texas Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Annual Fall Seminar, Bandera, Texas, October 20, 1996.

“Important Lab Values to Monitor the Ambulatory Patient with Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia or Hypertension” Presented at the 1996 Federal Pharmacy Conference, Austin, Texas, October 21, 1996.

“Patient Physical Assessment as it Relates to Diabetes” Presented at the 1996 Federal Pharmacy Conference, Austin, Texas, October 21, 1996.

“Performing the Dermatologic Examination” Presented at the Physical Assessment for Pharmacists Seminar, Austin, Texas, September 6, 1996.

“Will Computer-Based Instruction be of Benefit in the 21st Century?” Presented at the 1996 American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee, August 7, 1996.

“A Systematic Approach to Patient Profile Review: How to Find the Important Problems”. Presented at the 42nd Annual Postgraduate Pharmacy Seminar, Austin, Texas, September 10, 1994.

“Using Computer-Aided Technology in the Presentation of Patient-Based Case Studies”. Presented at the University of Texas at Austin Teaching Academy, Austin, Texas, May 22, 1994.

“Rate Control and Anticoagulation Strategies for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation”. Presented at the Central Texas Medical Foundation Grand Rounds, Austin, Texas, July 28, 1994.

Contact Information
Campus location:
PHR 2.222C

US Mail Address:
UT College of Pharmacy-Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
2409 University Avenue, STOP A1910
Austin, TX 78712-1117

FEDEX Address:
107 W. Dean Keeton St.
PHR 2.222C
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712