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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February 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.

Chemistry World: More Than a Mirror-Image: Left-Handed Nucleic Acids

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February 20, 2024
The Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology's Karen Vasquez, Ph.D. talked to Chemistry World's Rachel Brazil on genetic instability in disease and evolution of course related to Z-DNA. Dr. Vasquez's research focuses on genome instability, DNA damage and mechanisms of repair.

Croyle Recipient of Prestigious Hill Prize

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February 5, 2024
Professor of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery and Glaxo Wellcome Professor Maria A. Croyle, Ph.D. is a recipient of the prestigious and highly competitive Hill Prize. The prizes, funded by Lyda Hill Philanthropies, accelerate high-risk, high-reward research ideas with significant potential for real-world impact.

Best in Texas: UT Austin Pharmacy NAPLEX Pass Rate

88.5%, NAPLEX First Time Pass Rate. National Average: 78.6%. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, NAPLEX Passing Rates for 2021-2023 Graduates.
January 31, 2024
UT’s 2023 Pharm.D. graduates excel at two important licensure tests, the NAPLEX and MPJE, on the road to becoming pharmacists.