Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice

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Mican, Lisa M, Pharm.D.
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Clinical Coordinator
Austin State Hospital
Office: 512-419-2757


Biographical Information

Lisa M. Mican, Pharm.D., BCPP has served as the assistant director of psychiatric pharmacy services for the Austin State Hospital since July 2002. She obtained her PharmD in May 2000 from the University of Texas and has been a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist since 2003. Dr. Mican completed an ASHP Accredited Specialty Residency in Psychiatric Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice at the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio with an appointment as clinical instructor for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Prior to entering her clinical residency training, she served as the pharmacist-in-charge for the San Marcos Treatment Center, a residential adolescent psychiatric treatment facility.

Dr. Mican serves as Adjunct Faculty for the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice and Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy A&M Health Science Center Division of Pharmacy Practice.  She precepts residents and pharmacy student interns on clinical psychiatry rotations at the Austin State Hospital.  The Austin State Hospital was originally built in 1861 and stands on a lush expanse of land just minutes away from the University of Texas. With a commitment to providing caring and evidence-based psychiatric treatment for mental illness, Austin State Hospital now serves as an acute care facility for its 299 patients.  The Austin State Hospital is a practice site affiliated with the UT College of Pharmacy's ASHP Accredited Specialty Residency program in psychiatry. Dr. Mican precepts residents on clinical rotations in a variety of practice experiences including psychiatry consult service, acute care psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and other possible electives at the hospital.

Lisa Mican is the clinical coordinator for the Austin State Hospital Psychiatric Pharmacy Services Department. A variety of clinical pharmacy services are offered at the hospital including psychopharmaclogy consultations, diabetes education and glucometer teaching, pharmacy newsletter PharmDigest, and group medication education classes. Dr. Mican is also involved in several hospital committees including the Department of State Health Services Executive Formulary Committee Medication Utilization Evaluation Audit Criteria Workgroup, Utilization Management Committee, Austin State Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and P&T Medication Utilization Subcommittee.  She is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and serves on the Consumer Relations Committee which actively supports the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), creating the medication fact sheets and “ask the pharmacist” information for their web site.  In addition, she is a reviewer for the Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Schizophrenia Research, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association and other peer reviewed journals.  She serves on the University of Texas Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update Program Committee.  Dr. Mican volunteers at the Samaritan Health Ministries Mental Health Clinic in Cedar Park and in her spare time she likes to spend time with her family run and ride her bike on the beautiful trails of Austin Texas.  

Last Reviewed: September 20, 2012

Division Information

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

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