Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice

Division Head
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Lawson, Kenneth A., Ph.D.
Division Head of
Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
Hamm Fellow
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.209C
512-471-5609
ken.lawson@austin.utexas.edu


Lawson's research activities focus on factors related to the utilization and costs of prescription medications and other health care services. In addition, he is involved in research to evaluate the effects of educational interventions. His primary teaching interests include health care systems in the Pharm.D. program and health care systems, research methods, and data analysis in the graduate program.
Assistant Division Head
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Karboski, James A., Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
Neill B. Walsdorf Fellowship in Pharmacy
PHR 2.222C
512-232-2628
karboski@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Karboski teaches undergraduate, professional and graduate courses related to the clinical practice of pharmacy, including patient assessment, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and applied pharmacology. Dr. Karboski's interests focus on curriculum development and innovation.
Faculty at UT Campus
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Acosta, Renee, R.Ph., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222E
512-471-5183
renee.acosta@austin.utexas.edu


Acosta's areas of interest include over-the-counter products, sterile product admixture, and the education, training and utilization of pharmacy technicians.
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Barner, Jamie C., Ph.D.
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
Abbott Centennial Fellowship in Pharmacy
Alumni Centennial Endowed
Fellowship in Pharmacy
PHR 3.210B
512-471-5612
jbarner@austin.utexas.edu


Barner's research interests include: 1) examining the impact of pharmacy services (primarily medication therapy management services) on patient outcomes; 2) understanding factors that affect health care utilization and outcomes; and 3) examining the factors associated with medication adherence.
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Barnes, J. Nile, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222F
512-232-3494
jnbarnes@austin.utexas.edu


Barnes' teaching focuses on development of clinical skills laboratory instruction, as well as adult medicine with emphasis on cardiovascular and emergency medicine.
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Brinkley, Fred S., R.Ph., M.B.A.
Lecturer of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.209
(512)343-7459
fred.brinkley@gmail.com


Brinkley coordinates and teaches the pharmacy law course for the College.
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Brown, Carolyn, Ph.D.
Tanabe Research Laboratories, U.S.A., Inc.
Regents Endowed Faculty Fellow
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.209D
512- 471-2374
cmbrown@austin.utexas.edu


Brown's research interests primarily involve understanding cultural and social elements that may impact both quality of care and therapeutic outcomes of patients with chronic illnesses, particularly ethnic minority patients who experience a disproportionate burden of poor health.
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Burkett, Donna M., M.S., R.Ph.
Clinical Associate Professor
of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.209B
512-475-6152
donna.burkett@austin.utexas.edu


Burkett's areas of interest include hospital and health system pharmacy management. She is the course coordinator for the Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience.
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Crismon, Lynn, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCCP
Dean
James T. Doluisio Regents Chair
& Behrens Inc. Centennial Professor
of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
PHR 5.112G
512- 471-3718

lynn.crismon@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Crismon's current research and practice involve the development and evaluation of strategies to improve the pharmacotherapy, pharmacoeconomics, and health outcomes of individuals with mental disorders, particularly severe and persistent mental disorders seen in adults and children.
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Ford, Kentya, Dr. P.H.
Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.210C
512-471-5604
kentya.ford@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Ford's research interests center in the areas of health promotion, health behavior change, and health disparities among youth, underserved populations and minorities. Her scholarly work utilizes behavioral science strategies to prevent and reduce cancer-related risk factors, including tobacco use, as well as other negative health risk behaviors which contribute to chronic illnesses.
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Ginsburg, Diane B., Ph.D., R.Ph., FASHP
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Clinical Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 5.112N
512-471-3631
diane.ginsburg@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Ginsburg is internationally known for her work on communications skills, ethics, and the legal and regulatory aspects of pharmacy and healthcare.
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Kattura, Rania, Pharm.D., MsPhr, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BB
512-232-0828
rkattura@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Kattura teaches psychiatry related topics in our curriculum and coordinates the clinical psychopharmacology course for psychiatry residents. Her practice site is Seton Shoal Creek where PharmD Student Interns and Pharmacy Residents receive hands on training and experience in the field of acute adult inpatient psychiatry.
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Kiger, Marcia L., B.S.
Clinical Instructor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BC
(512)475-8395
mkiger@utexas.edu



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Kloesel, W. Arlyn, B.S.
Distinguished Senior Lecturer of
Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BC
512-232-2627
arlyn.kloesel@austin.utexas.edu


In addition to being a Distinguished Lecturer in the college, Kloesel coordinates the Care And Respect for the Elderly (CARE) Program.
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Lopez, Debra A., Pharm.D., CDE, BCACP
Clinical Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222D
512-232-7832
dlopez@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Lopez is course coordinator for "Case-Based Studies in Diabetes Management" and "Pharmacy-Based Immunization Elective" and the clinical coordinator for the Austin/Temple/Waco region.
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McIntyre, William J., Pharm.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Programs
Clinical Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 5.112P
512-232-3407
bill.mcintyre@austin.utexas.edu


McIntyre provides leadership for clinical and pharmacy practice program development, post-Pharm.D. clinical training programs, and the Pharm.D. experiential program. He serves as the administrative liaison to the cooperative pharmacy programs.
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Pope, Nathan D., Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Clinical Assistant Professor of
Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
Director, HEB/UT Community Pharmacy
Residency Program
PHR 3.208D
512-475-5657
npope@utexas.edu


Pope is an advocate for Community Pharmacy Practice Residencies, developing innovative practice settings, and outcomes from those practices.
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Rascati, Karen L., Ph.D.
Stewart Turley/Eckerd Corporation Centennial
Endowed Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.210D
512-471-1637
krascati@austin.utexas.edu


Rascati's research interests include economic and outcomes evaluations for several disease states as well as for pharmacy services.
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Ridings-Myhra, Jennifer, B.S.
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
Assistant Dean for Experiential &
Professional Affairs
Secretary, Texas Pharmacy Congress
PHR 5.112C
(512)475-9752
jennifer.ridings-myhra@austin.utexas.edu


Ms. Riddings-Myhra oversees the state-wide senior internship program and supervises placement activities for senior students. She also serves as an academic advisor to pharmacy students.
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Rush, Sharon, R.Ph.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BC
512-232-3463

sharon.rush@austin.utexas.edu


Rush's areas of interest include the clinical and patient-based care aspects of community care practice.  These include MTM, DSM, immunizations and screenings.
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Shepherd, Marvin D., Ph.D.
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice and
Director
Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies,
Clifford L. Klinck, Jr. Centennial Professor,
The University of Texas at Austin
and
President, Partnership for Safe Medicines
PHR 3.209A
512-471-5607
marvshepherd@austin.utexas.edu


Shepherd's research interests lie in the major areas of the economics of pharmacy services, pharmaceutical marketing, importation of pharmaceuticals, prescription drug diversion, counterfeit medications, managed care pharmacy and pharmacoeconomics.
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Temple, Holli, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BA
512-232-1214
holli.temple@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Temple is a Course Coordinator for Introduction to Patient Care and the associated Care and Respect for the Elderly (CARE) Program. Additionally, she is the Inpatient Coordinator for Advanced Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice Experiences, Austin/Temple/Waco region.
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Young, Veronica S., Pharm.D., M.P.H.
Director of Inter-professional Education,
Clinical Associate Professor
of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 5.110A
512-475-9755
youngv@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. Young is the Director of Inter-professional Education and a Clinical Associate Professor. 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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Wilson, James P., Ph.D
Associate Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 3.210A
512-471-6978
James.Wilson@austin.utexas.edu


Wilson's current major interests are in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and the management of clinical programs.


Joint / Adjunct Faculty

Albrecht, Jon B.S.
Albrecht, Linda M.B.A.
Amaya (Diaz), Analiza Pharm.D.
Andrle Anne, Pharm.D.
Anglin, David L., M.D.
Bader, Kristen M., B.S.
Baker, Kathleen Pharm.D.
Bayat, Maryam Pharm.D.
Borys, Douglas B.A.
Brady, Shannon Pharm.D.
Brooke, Bennett F., B.S.
Brown, Edson M.D.
Brown, Sharon M.S.
Browne, Barry Pharm.D.
Cadle, Richard Pharm.D.
Canada, Todd Pharm.D.
Cardenas, Andres B.S.
Cavness, Staci Pharm.D.
Chung, Tammy Pharm.D.
Church, Charlene Pharm.D.
Coffee, Andrea Pharm.D.
Crane, Vicki M.B.A.
Dasta, Joseph F., M.Sc., R.Ph.
Deshpande, Neetu A., Pharm.D.
Dorson, Peter G., Pharm.D.
Edwards, George A. M.D.
Ellis, Michael M.S.
Fabre (Ballard), Trina Pharm.D.
Field, Katherine M., Pharm.D.
Foslien (Nash), Cynthia Pharm.D.
Garrison, Maryann Ph.D.
Garza, Gavino R.Ph.
Godley, Paul Pharm.D.
Gowan, Geri Pharm.D.
Hamm, Jodi M., Pharm.D.
Hammett, Sam M.S.
Hanley, Katie Pharm.D.
Hannah, Rockridge Pharm.D.
Hatwig, Christopher Pharm.D.
Hayman, Jimmy MS/MBA
Henneke, Janette Adele, Pharm.D.
Hernandez, Daniel B.S.
Herrington, Jon, Pharm.D.
Hinson, Robert M.A.
Horseman, Michael Pharm.D.
Hull, Barry Pharm.D.
Huth, Robert G., M.D.
Janich, Julia M.B.A.
Jariwala, Minesh Pharm.D.
Jaso (Corona), Theresa, Pharm.D.
Johnson, Vivian Ph.D.
Kashner, Terrell M., Ph.D.
Knoer, Scott Pharm.D.
Kwan, Peter Pharm.D.
Labdi, Bonnie Pharm.D.
Leal, Pamela F., Pharm.D.
Lee, Leon Pharm.D.
Lestico, Mitchell R., Pharm.D.
Lopez, Molly
Luebbert, Charlotte Pharm.D.
Martin, Emory Pharm.D.
Mehta, Monica D., Pharm.D.
Mican, Lisa M., Pharm.D.
Mickle, Timothy Pharm.D.
Miller, Lysbeth W., M.D.
Murphy, Margaret Pharm.D.
Mustion, Alan B.S.
Novak, Suzanne, M.D.
O'Banion, John Pharm.D.
O'Donnell, Dannielle C., Pharm.D.
Paynter, Allison Pharm.D.
Pearson, John Pharm.D.
Pepin, Jodie L., Pharm.D.
Pevoto, Patrick S., M.D.
Portnoy, Carla, B.S.
Prather, Lisa Pharm.D.
Roberson, Sharon
Roberts, Kevin Pharm.D.
Rush, Augustus M.D.
Sack, Marshall R., M.D.
Sanchez, Jessica, Pharm.D.
Scholz, Robert M.S.
Shamsie, Stephanie Pharm.D.
Shank, Thomas C., Pharm.D.
Sharpe, George L., M.D.
Smith, Tawny Bettinger, Pharm.D.
Stemley Edward Pharm.D.
Tabor, Patricia Pharm.D.
Tourville, John Pharm.D.
Tweedle, Jamie Pharm.D.
Uchal, Linda Pharm.D.
Vasquez, Susie Pharm.D.
Woodward, Billy B.S.

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Last Reviewed: September 30, 2014

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA
78712-1113

Email Address: pharmacy
@austin.utexas.edu

Phone:
1-512-232-2622


Young Cited for Regents Teaching Honor

Dr. Veronica Young is the recipient of a 2014 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas at Austin.
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Barner Cited for Top Teaching Award

Dr. Jamie Barner was named as the recipient of the Educator of the Year at the first College of Pharmacy Teaching Awards Ceremony and Reception.
>Read more about this honor.


Brown Named APhA Fellow

Dr. Carolyn Brown, professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named an APhA fellow.
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