Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
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
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
Acosta's areas of interest include over-the-counter products, sterile product admixture, and the education, training and utilization of pharmacy technicians.
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.
Barnes' teaching focuses on development of clinical skills laboratory instruction, as well as adult medicine with emphasis on cardiovascular and emergency medicine.
Brinkley coordinates and teaches the pharmacy law course for the College.
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.
Burkett's areas of interest include hospital and health system pharmacy management. She is the course coordinator for the Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience.
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.
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.
Dr. Ginsburg is internationally known for her work on communications
skills, ethics, and the legal and regulatory aspects of pharmacy and healthcare.
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.
Kiger, Marcia L., B.S.
Clinical Instructor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
In addition to being a Distinguished Lecturer in the college, Kloesel coordinates the Care And Respect for the Elderly (CARE) Program.
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.
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.
Pope is an advocate for Community Pharmacy Practice Residencies, developing innovative practice settings, and outcomes from those practices.
Rascati's research interests include economic and outcomes evaluations for several disease states as well as for pharmacy services.
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.
Rush's areas of interest include the clinical and patient-based care aspects of community care practice. These include MTM, DSM, immunizations and screenings.
Shepherd, Marvin D., Ph.D.
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice and
Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies,
Clifford L. Klinck, Jr. Centennial Professor,
The University of Texas at Austin
President, Partnership for Safe Medicines
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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