Interim Division Head
Dr. Knodel is the assistant Division Head,
Pharmacotherapy, Director of the Drug Information
Service at the University of Texas Health Science
Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), and director of the
regional internship program in San Antonio.
Dr. Frei's translational research activities
involve the application and
critical evaluation of novel
technologies (including anti-infectives) in both
institutional and community healthcare settings.
His approach can best be described as a mixture
of pharmacoepidemiology, health services
research, health disparities research, and
His major areas of study include pneumonia, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus
(MRSA), HIV, and
Dr. Gee practices in the ambulatory care clinic setting where she is involved in chronic disease state management and patient
education. Her practice interests include diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and anticoagulation.
Hand, Elizabeth, Pharm.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Hand is the Pediatric Clinical Coordinator and Infectious Disease Pharmacy Specialist at the Children's Hospital of San Antonio. Her areas
of interest include improving medication management in the pediatric population, with a focus on antimicrobial stewardship and treatment of
infections in immunocompromised children.
Prof. Koeller's research focuses on health care
economics, pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research
primarily in cancer, but also in other disease areas.
Dr. Kuhn's research is concentrated on
deriving information related to the clinical
pharmacology of anticancer agents.
Dr. Lam's research focus is
pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and pharmacogenetic
aspect of drug therapy. Specifically, he is interested
in how inter-individual variability in drug metabolism
can affect response to drugs and susceptibility to
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|Dr. Ryan practices in the area of Adult
Internal Medicine, primarily in the acute treatment of
the hospitalized patient. Her principal interests
include diabetes, nutrition and cirrhosis. |
Dr. Saklad is the director of the psychiatric
pharmacy program in San Antonio and on the staff of
San Antonio State Hospital where he provides
pharmaceutical care to the seriously mentally ill.
His current research interests are in the area
of serious mental illness and its treatment,
particularly identification of endophenotypes by
analysis of large demographic, process, and
outcome databases. He is an active member of ASHP
and CPNP and provider of innovative continuing
Dr. Seltzer is a Drug Information Specialist with teaching and clinical interests in evidence-based drug information, literature evaluation, adverse drug reactions, formulary management, and drug usage evaluation.
Dr. Talbert is responsible for didactic and clerkship teaching of baccalaureate and Pharm.D. students and supervises their activities on the
Medicine Service at University Hospital and Endocrine services for the University Health System, Audie L. Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital,
and the Texas Diabetes Institute in San Antonio.
Dr. Wiederhold's research focuses on
medical mycology, including both basic science and
translational studies. Major focuses include the study
of different fungal cellular pathways to better
understand how these organisms adapt to antifungal
exposure, and the evaluation of different dosing and
administration strategies to minimize toxicities and
maximize efficacies associated with antifungal therapy.
Dr. Young is the Associate Director of
Drug Information Service at the University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio. Her areas of
interests include interprofessional education, public health and community engagement/service learning, evidence-based practice, and quality/patient safety.
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Last Reviewed: November 12, 2012
Education & Research Ctr.
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Drive - MC 6220
San Antonio, TX
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Distinguished Young Alumnus
Dr. Chris Frei, assistant professor of pharmacotherapy, was recognized by the Pharmacy Alumni Association as recipient of the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. The award was presented in Fall
2012 during at the Alumni Reception and Awards Banquet. Dr. Frei earned his Pharm.D. from the college in 2001 and his M.S. in pharmacy in 2003. He was featured as part of the academic
accolade program during halftime of a Longhorn men's basketball game in late January.