Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice

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Nathan D. Pope, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Clinical Assistant Professor
PHR 3.209B
512- 475-6152

Research Interests

Dr. Pope completed a Community Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2003, a joint initiative between the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and Walgreen Co., after completing his B.S. in pharmacy and Pharm.D. from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey. Since then, Dr. Pope has been managing and practicing in various innovative practice settings including Walgreens Patient Care Center, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, and Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy in California. In 2010, Dr. Pope opened his Independent pharmacy practice, Live Oak Pharmacy, in downtown Austin.

At Live Oak Pharmacy, Dr Pope hopes to push the envelope of patient care and community pharmacy services. Live Oak Pharmacy offers fee-for-service consultations, Medication Therapy Management (MTMS), Immunizations, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine(CAM) in addition to traditional pharmacy products and services. Live Oak Pharmacy was named the one of the Coolest New Companies in Austin and won The Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin Readers Poll for 'Best New Local Business' in its first year of operation.

In addition to having completed APhA's certificate programs in the following, he is also certified faculty to teach these courses:
* Immunizations
* Medication Therapy Management Services (MTMS)

He is a site for the Advanced Community Pharmacy Experience for various pharmacy schools including the University of Texas, the University of Arizona, and the University of Houston. He is also a site for the Intermediate Practice Experience (IPPE) with emphasis on MTMS. Dr. Pope is an advocate for Community Pharmacy Practice Residencies, developing innovative practice settings, and outcomes from those practices.

Current Projects

Continuing the development and enhancement of the H-E-B PharmacyCommunity Pharmacy Residency Program's 4 residency sites and residents.

Developing a non-profit organization to support Medication Take-Back Programs in Austin

Research focusing on the business development and sustainability of community pharmacy based services including:
* Travel Immunization Clinics
* Prescription medication based MTMS
* Supplement and Alternative Medicine based MTMS
* Compounding Services
* Weight Loss & Physical Fitness

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Last Reviewed: August 23, 2011

Division Information

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

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