Samantha Catanzano, Pharm.D., BCPP

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Psychiatric Pharmacist, UT Health Austin

After graduating with her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Catanzano completed a pharmacy practice residency (2016-2017) and a psychiatric pharmacy practice residency (2017-2018) at Seton Healthcare Family and The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Following her residency training, she gained experience as a clinical and staff pharmacist at the Austin State Hospital.

Currently, she serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy where she provides didactic lectures and lab facilitation to Pharm.D. students. In addition to her academic appointment, she is a Behavioral Health Pharmacist at UT Health Austin within the Integrated Behavioral Health Department where she practices in the Primary Care Integrated Practice Units (IPUs) as well as serving the entire UTHA enterprise. In this role, she functions as part of a multidisciplinary team to address complex pharmacology and mental health needs in the community setting.

Additionally, Dr. Catanzano provides academic lectures to first- and second-year psychiatry residents through Dell Medical School’s department of psychiatry. She is a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor and serves on the Resident and New Practitioner committee within the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) organization.

Required Didactice Courses:

  • PHM 181V Pharmacy Practice Lab I, P1
  • PHM 184V Pharmacy Practice Lab IV, P2
  • PHM 185V Pharmacy Practice Lab VI, P3

Elective Coursework:

  • PHM 187E Emotions, Ethics, and Empathy, P2
  • PHM 292 Pharmacotherapy of Psychiatric Disorders, P3

Dr. Catanzano also takes students for IPPE and APPE rotations.

Contact Information
Campus location:
PHR 2.222BB