Pharmacists: The Most Accessible Healthcare Provider, Unless You Have a Substance Use Disorder

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August 23, 2022
P4 students, Megan Yeung, Kami Johnston and Morgan Murchison co-author a peer-reviewed blog in Pulses encouraging educators to adapt to reflect the specific needs of people who use drugs and patients with substance use disorders. This blog also highlights UT Pharmacy as a U.S. leader in substance use disorder and harm reduction education for Pharm.D. students.

Fewer Than Half of U.S. Pharmacies Carry One of the Most Effective Drugs for Opioid Abuse

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June 13, 2022
Tara Law from Time writes about how few pharmacies carry buprenorphine, a life-saving drug to help treat opioid use disorder (OUD). Lucas Hill, Pharm.D., BCACP, director of the college's Pharmacy Addictions Research & Medicine (PhARM) program, offers his insight on the issue, and how the DEA's crackdown of the drug puts OUD patients at risk.

Alumni: Help Prepare the Next Gen—Sponsor a White Coat

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June 6, 2022
Your gift of $40 or more will purchase one or more white coats for incoming pharmacy students. Becoming a sponsor is an exciting and rewarding way for UT Pharmacy alumni to make a personal connection with the entering students.

Pharmacy Research Excellence Day 2022

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April 21, 2022
Back (in-person!) and bigger than ever before, the Eighteenth Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day was held on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, fetching a record-breaking number of posters presented and participating researchers.

Faculty Celebrated at 2022 Teaching Excellence Awards

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April 13, 2022
A university is only as great as its faculty and the College of Pharmacy went all-in on faculty excellence. On Wednesday, April 6, The University of Texas at Austin’s Pharmacy Council honored and celebrated top educators from across the college at its 2022 Teaching Excellence Awards.

Pharmacy Students Report Both Motivators, Barriers to Attending Class Pre-, Post-Pandemic

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December 7, 2021
Student pharmacist Cara Rutledge (Pharm.D. Class of 2022) wrote an article for the Pharmacy Times about her honors program thesis which aimed to address the various complexities of student motivation, engagement and attendance in relation to mastery of course material.

UT Pharmacy Students Reflect on the Pandemic, Look to the Future

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December 1, 2021
UT student pharmacists Kailee Marikar, Sadaf Helforoosh, Hannah McCullough, Agaustin Wong and Cara Rutledge talked to the Pharmacy Times’ Skylar Kenney about their experiences balancing their studies in the midst of the pandemic and how COVID-19 showed a pharmacist's vital role in public health.

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 UT Pharmacy Alumni Awards

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October 26, 2021
The UT College of Pharmacy Alumni Association has selected Benjamin McNabb, Pharm.D., Julie Johnson, Pharm.D. and Jeanne D. Waggener, R.Ph. as the 2021 Alumni Award recipients. 2020 and 2021 Alumni Award winners will be honored on November 13, 2021 at the Pharmacy Homecoming Tailgate, generously sponsored by H-E-B.

Opioid Use Disorder Paper Earns ACCP Award

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October 8, 2021
A paper from UT College of Pharmacy researchers was awarded the 2021 Outstanding Paper of the Year from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Ambulatory Care Practice Research Network. The paper investigates the availability of buprenorphine and naloxone in Texas to treat opioid use disorder.

Nominate a College of Pharmacy Alum by August 31

College of Pharmacy Alumni Awards 2021
August 10, 2021
The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association seeks nominations for the three awards that honor alumni and friends of the college. The deadline to submit nominations is August 31, 2021 and awards will be presented at the College of Pharmacy Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday, November 13, 2021.