About the College

History 1970s
1970
A program, part of the new course in clinical pharmacy, permitted fifth year students to spend time with staff physicians in treatment areas of the Student Health Center, Seton Hospital, and Brackenridge Hospital.

1971
Faculty members and students began to take part in a number of activities to educate the University and community concerning the problems of drug abuse. William J. Sheffield was named acting dean.

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1970's Graduate for Peace
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Dean James T. Doluisio
1972
After an extensive search and more than a year and a half of deliberation, James T. Doluisio was offered the position of dean of the College. His appointment became effective in the Summer of 1973.

1973
The educational programs for the B.S. degree were revised to emphasize clinical practice settings. A new program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree was proposed and then implemented the following year.

1974
The Drug Dynamics Institute, an effort to coordinate research programs of interdisciplinary teams, flourished; and research funding of the College increased from $320,586 in 1973-74 to $1.18 million for 1974-75.

1975
The recently established Drug Information Service expanded its services, and clinical pharmacokinetics activities were initiated.

1976
The Doctor of Pharmacy degree program received full accreditation.

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Earl Campbell was a Longhorn star runningback and
winner of the 1977 Heisman Trophy.
1977
The UT College of Pharmacy became the only pharmacy college in Texas to offer both the Doctor of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

1978
Interactive television instruction was inaugurated between the UT Austin and the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio campuses.

1979
The College joined the rest of the University in launching a fund-raising campaign to support faculty research through establishment of numerous endowed professorships.

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Last Reviewed:June 5, 2008

College Information

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

Email Address: pharmacy
@austin.utexas.edu

Phone:
1-512-471-1737


National Ranking

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is recognized nationally as one of the elite pharmacy programs for education and research.  The most recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report places the UT College of Pharmacy program among the top four of the more than 100 pharmacy programs in the country.

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