Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice


Kattura, Rania, Pharm.D., MsPhr, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice
PHR 2.222BB

Biographical Information and Teaching Interests

Dr. Kattura is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice Division. Her current clinical practice is at Seton Shoal Creek Hospital where she precepts PharmD Student Interns and Pharmacy Residents during their clinical rotations. Dr. Kattura teaches psychiatry related topics in the curriculum and coordinates the clinical psychopharmacology course for psychiatry residents.

Dr. Kattura attained her PharmD. degree at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in 2006. She completed a PGY2 in Residency Psychiatric Pharmacy in combination with a Masters of Science in Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions (Austin State Hospital, Seton Shoal Creek, Temple VA and City of Austin Community Clinics) in 2008. She received her board certification in psychiatric pharmacy in 2009.

Prior to her current position with the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Kattura, practiced clinical pharmacy at Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC), Fort Hood, TX. Her responsibilities at CRDAMC included patient care services for active duty soldiers in the inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings; academic teachings that ranged from in-services to clinical staff to formal didactic teaching in psychopharmacology in the family medicine residency program, and administrative functions through serving on several hospital committees. While at CRDAMC, Dr. Kattura, precepted PharmD Student Interns on rotations from both University of Texas College of Pharmacy and University of Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy. During her tenure at CRDAMC Dr. Kattura was named Clinical Pharmacist of the year for FY 2009 and 2012 and received the 2010 Mel Liter Clinical Pharmacist Award.

Dr. Kattura is a member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and remains actively involved with this organization through her service on its Program Planning Committee and reviewer for its journal, The Mental Health Clinician. Locally, Dr. Kattura continues to sit on the planning committee for the annual UT-Psych Update conference and volunteers at area free clinics.

Last Reviewed: October 10, 2013

Division Information

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

Email Address: pharmacy


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